USE OF LIQUID GAS COOLING FOR REFRIGERATOR VANS. LINE TESTS AND AN ECONOMIC SURVEY OF REFRIGERATOR VANS COOLED BY VARIOUS MEANS. THE EFFECT ON PERISHABLE GOODS OF DIFFERENT ATMOSPHERES (TEXT AND APPENDICS 1-14)
Description and results of line tests carried out between 1967 and 1969 to examine the service performance of liquid nitrogen cooled and mechanically cooled refrigerator vans. Recording of temperature variations and consumption of fuel or refrigerating medium. Examination of atmosphere in the nitrogen cooled vans and condition of the goods. A survey of the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of refrigeration system in use at the present moment, taking into account the overall suitability and reliability of the systems and the cost involved. An examination under laboratory conditions of the effect of the different atmospheres, caused by various types of refrigeration systems, on the preservation of fruit, vegetables and meat at low temperatures.
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International Union of RailwaysOffice of Research and Experiments
- Publication Date: 1970-10
- Features: Figures; Tables;
- Pagination: 156 p.
- TRT Terms: Cooling systems; Economic factors; Freight traffic; Heat insulating materials; Liquid nitrogen; Meat; Perishables; Refrigeration (Structures); Refrigerator cars; Tests
- Old TRIS Terms: Question b94
- Subject Areas: Economics; Freight Transportation; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00052926
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: International Union of Railways
- Report/Paper Numbers: B94/RP 4/E Final Rpt.
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 27 1977 12:00AM