Proper placement of your heat evaporator is crucial for controlling airflow in multi-temp trailers.
If you place the evaporator too close to a side wall, rear door, or bulkhead, you won’t get proper airflow in multi-temp trailers.
You must work with your trailer salesman and evaporator provider to work out a strategy that will get you the proper airflow in multi-temps.
Think about how you will protect the evaporator when determining the layout for airflow in multi-temp trailers
- Tow motors going in and out of your trailer are going to hit those evaporators, shut your trailer down, and do thousands of dollars worth of damage, ending your operation for the day.
- Make sure the evaporator is tucked up into the ceiling as high as possible with a heavy guard around it to protect it from being damaged.
Read more in this series, How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer.
- How to Buy the Best Reefer Trailer
- Spec’ing a High Cube Trailer
- Deep Frozen – Spec’s and Options
- Spec’ing a Reefer Trailer for Hauling Produce
- Standard Reefer Trailer Spec’s
Options and Upgrades to a Standard Reefer Trailer.
- Insulation, Lights, and Stainless Steel Options
- Wearband, Securement, and Side Panel Options
- Tires, Wheels, Suspension and Brake Options
- Heavy Haul Specs
- Lightweight Savings
Multi-Temp Design Strategies and Perspectives for Single Temp Operators.
- Temperature Ranges and Zones in a Multi-Temp
- Heat Evaporator – Placement and Airflow
- Multi-Temp Remote Control and Shore Power
- Dimensions of a Multi-Temp Trailer
- Driver Safety For Multi-Temp Operations
- Interior and Exterior Lighting
- Bulkheads and Dividers
- Product Safety Features
- Backhaul Restrictions