How to Prevent Exploding Reefer Plugs & Connectors

Those who have plugged in Refrigerated Containers (a.k.a “reefers”) know firsthand that water intrusion can cause reefer plugs and connectors to explode.  This is extremely dangerous and can result in injury to the operator, damage to the plug, receptacle, and surrounding equipment.  And obviously, the refrigerated cargo is no longer being cooled.  Experienced operators will…

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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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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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Positive Expectations for Reefer Shipping

As projected at the beginning of 2016, this year is proving to be one of the worst for global container shipping, with one exception – reefer shipping. In written clarifications by The Journal of Commerce, Container News, World Cargo News and Cleanleap, studies show cold chain has proved to be growing strong with frozen food…

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