Carrier Transicold adds CO2 injection to EverFresh

Singapore: Carrier Transicold’s EverFresh atmosphere system for refrigerated containers has a new carbon dioxide (CO2) injection option to better preserve low-respiring, high-value perishable cargo.

The new option allows the container to be charged with CO2 at the start of a voyage and automatically add more over the course of the trip.

“The option is beneficial for cherries, blueberries, grapes, papayas and other low- to moderate-respiring commodities that do not create a lot of CO2 on their own,” said Jim Taeckens, senior product manager, Global Container Refrigeration, Carrier Transicold.

“This technology allows customers to better protect and extend the shelf life of high-value commodities, which is especially important.”
 
Using active controlled-atmosphere technology, the EverFresh system balances oxygen and CO2 within a refrigerated container to reduce respiration and slow the natural ripening of the commodity by generating high-purity nitrogen to more quickly and responsively displace oxygen. The system maintains a positive pressure within the container, making it less sensitive to box air leakage.
 
The EverFresh system with CO2 injection is available as a factory-installed option for Carrier Transicold PrimeLine refrigeration systems with wireless Micro-Link 5 controller. Container atmosphere levels can be monitored via a mobile device using Carrier’s DataLine Connect app, and Carrier’s TripLink data management platform can be used to set and monitor oxygen and CO2 levels.

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