Thermo King Launches T-1000 SPECTRUM™ Multi-Temp Unit for Trucks

Minneapolis, Minn., March 25, 2010 - Thermo King announced today the launch of the latest unit in the all-new T-Series line of temperature control unit for straight trucks: the T-1000 SPECTRUM™. The T-1000 is a self-powered multi-temperature unit with the latest in scroll compressor technology.

The T-1000 SPECTRUM delivers leading-edge features to customers who need more than one temperature zone in their truck:

Greater Fuel Savings

  • Fuel efficient engineering for greater fuel economy in all ambient conditions, hauling fresh or frozen
  • SmartPower™ electric standby operation
  • Advanced Fuel-Saving Control Technology with the new TSR-2 control system

A Lower Life Cycle Cost

  • Our longest truck unit warranty
  • SmartPower electric standby operation reduces engine running hours
  • Longer 2000-hour service maintenance intervals with EMI-2000

Fewer Emissions

  • Tier 4 engine emits 38 percent less particulate matter and 54 percent less carbon monoxide than perivous engine
  • SmartPower™ electric operation
  • Whisper™ technology and an advanced scroll compressor mean quiet operation

Built-In Reliability Backed by Expert Service and Support

  • All T-Series units have been put through the most rigorous testing program in the industry over the last 5 years
  • Scroll compressor offers improved reliability and has 87 percent fewer moving parts
  • Backed by the Thermo King dealer network

"The T-1000 SPECTRUM is available in a variety of two- and three-compartment configurations to suit a fleet's particular needs," says Scott Bates, truck product manager at Thermo King. "It has unmatched flexibility to accommodate the most demanding loads and delivery routes."

The T-1000 SPECTRUM is part of the complete line of T-Series units, which includes the T-600, T-800 and T-1000 units with scroll compressors and the T-500R, T-600R, T-800R and T-1000R units with reciprocating compressors. Customers can see their local Thermo King dealer for more information on the T-Series lineup.

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.

Joan Schimml, Ingersoll Rand
Joan Schimml

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