United-Kingdom: company tests a new system for refrigerated food haulage

A company is testing a new insulated-curtain system enabling moveable multi-temperature zones in refrigerated trucks
Ruskim Seafoods Company is testing Back-Stop, a new insulated-curtain system for refrigerated trucks in partnership with Seymour Manufacturing International.

The system consists of four insulated flexible barriers which can be moved by hand to any position, held by a magnet. The curtains are fitted on a sliding bar mounted below the truck ceiling.

This concept allows moveable multi-temperature zones in the vehicle and makes the carriage of a wider variety of food possible. It also enables reduced energy losses by retaining the chill that comes from the back of the vehicle. An automated version is also available.

ACR Journal (Dec/Jan 2015)