Thermo King Launches V-520 System For Small Trucks

(Minneapolis - October 13, 2009) - Thermo King is pleased to introduce the V-520 vehicle-powered temperature control system for small trucks. The V-520 is available now for ordering through Thermo King dealers across North America.

The V-520 features the new Direct Smart Reefer (DSR) controller, the latest in microprocessor control for direct-drive systems. Features of the DSR controller include:

  • Continuous monitoring of the load
  • Automatic startup
  • Three standard hour meters
  • Easy-to-understand alarm codes for quick diagnostics and reduced costs
  • Maintenance reminders
  • Upgradeable software
  • Battery protection features
  • Clutch delar timer
  • New voltage options (24V and 12V)

Other features of the V-520 include SmartPower™ electric standby to save fuel and cut emissions, superior capacity and airflow, and outstanding pull-down capability. There are six models in the V-520 line for customers to choose from, depending on their business need, including SPECTRUMTM multi-temperature units as well as a full range of optional features and equipment.

"The V-520 builds on the strong Thermo King vehicle-powered refrigeration tradition and adds needed features for today's demanding applications," says Scott Bates, truck product manager for Thermo King. "The V-520 is suitable for box sizes from 10 to 18 feet and is exempt from the CARB TRU regulation."

Customers can contact their local Thermo King dealer to learn more about the V-520.

Thermo King Corporation, a business unit of diversified industrial firm Ingersoll Rand Company Limited, was founded in 1938 and manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. The company operates 10 manufacturing facilities and 17 parts distribution centers worldwide. Sales and service is provided by a global dealer network of 865 independently owned companies in 75 countries.

Mike O'Brien, Thermo King Corporation
Mike O'Brien

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