Carrier Transicold's latest Supra S6 truck refrigeration unit has improved performance, efficiency and reliability with a contemporary new design.
Designed for small-to-medium-sized trucks, the unit is the first in a new series of diesel-powered truck units that will be rolled out by Carrier Transicold.
“Our Supra platform is known for outstanding dependability and high standards of performance,” says Scott Parker, product manager, truck products, Carrier Transicold. “With the new series, we’ve improved upon the platform, giving it all-new ‘Supra’ powers.
The unit has processing speeds that are 20 times faster than the original and is able to provide intelligent performance optimization. Drivers can tap into the APX system's functionality through the dash-mounted Cab Command control interface, with a backlit LCD display that provides operating information.
“The design improvements are much more than skin deep,” Parker says. “The Supra S6 unit introduces a streamlined internal architecture for key components, including the diesel engine and compressor.”
Meanwhile, design improvements have allowed the unit to use fewer parts that perform more efficiently. Maintenance-free electric condenser and evaporator fan motors are among dozens of enhancements that enabled the service interval to be extended to 2,000 hours, a 33 percent improvement over the previous model.
“Over a range of set points, the Supra S6 unit provides up to 18 percent greater cooling capacity and faster pulldown in a smarter, more efficient package than the Carrier Transicold model it succeeds, ensuring dependability and peace of mind for operators,” said Parker. The unit offers cooling capacity of 16,000 BTU at a set point of 35 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) in both diesel operation (road mode) and, if so equipped, on electric standby power (stationary mode).