California Transport Refrigeration Unit Regulations in Development

Pending TRU regulations in California may restrict idling at applicable facilities to a maximum of 5 minutes by 2025 in an effort to help improve the environmental impact of the trucking industry. Truck Refrigeration Units, commonly referred to as TRUs, are refrigeration systems that are typically powered by internal combustion engines. TRUs control the environment…

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Designing a Safe Reefer Connection: Part 2

Increasing safety While little has changed in the construction of the receptacles themselves over the years, ESL is constantly challenged to find new solutions that meet unique customer safety and operational requirements. Usually terminal operators have limited or no control over the maintenance and standards associated with male plugs on reefer container cables, the quality…

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Designing a Safe Reefer Connection: Part 1

Safe reefer operations require a receptacle system that exceeds minimum standards in electrical codes. Safely connecting and disconnecting reefer containers operating on 3 Phase 440-480v power represents one of the largest safety risks from an electrical hazard at the majority of container terminals. Reefer receptacles are designed and listed to electrical safety standards of UL…

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Introducing the New Q: ESL’s Latest Innovation

Safety, Value, Quality, and Innovation have played a key role in making ESL a worldwide industry leader in the design and manufacturing of safety-interlocked power outlets for refrigerated ISO containers. With this continuing mission in mind, ESL’s new Q module provides unparalleled safety and incorporates additional advances such as high visibility indicating light and extensive cycle…

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Intermodal Infographic

ESL’s newest intermodal info-graphic highlights various reefer outlet assemblies (ROAs).. Learn about your options for powering refrigerated ISO containers. Learn more about ESL’s capabilities and download standard specifications at: http://eslpwr.com/intermodal-reefer  

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