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What is the best way to use a fridge van?

Useful tips about loading the vehicle:

* Pre-chill the loadspace for approx 15 mins

* Switch the fridge unit off while loading

* Minimise time that doors are open to avoid heat & humidity

* Set the desired temp on cab control

* Ideally, product should be stored at right temp before loading
(load cases of drink the day before to achieve adequate chilling)

* Do not block evaporator air intake/outlets

* Ideally, allow space around the product for air circulation
60 to 80mm in front of load
200mm from top of load to roof
50mm between floor and load (eg on a pallet)

* Close doors asap after loading

* Make sure no-one is shut inside

* Check the load temp regularly
(displayed on the fridge control & temp recorder)



WHEN RUNNING FROM 13A ELECTRICS:

* Switch vehicle engine off

* Switch cab control off before connecting mains lead

* Avoid extension leads which can blow fuses
(Acrobat supply mains lead of approx 20ft long)

 

Product

Set point

Bananas

15C

60F

Fresh fruit & veg

+4C to +6C

39F to 43F

Fresh meat & seafood

+2C

36F

Chilled drinks

+2C

36F

Dairy products

+2C to +6C

36F to 43F

Frozen foods

-18C

0F



BEFORE REPORTING A FRIDGE FAULT, PLEASE CHECK:

* The set temp on the fridge control is correct

* If on electric, check mains supply/trip & fuse in plug

* Then call Acrobat on 01635-269148 (24hrs)

We require a contact name/number & vehicle location




For a printer-friendly sheet, download pdf file by clicking:

Driver information sheet (96 kb)

Tel:  0044 (0)1635 269148

Email:  sales@acrobat-rental.co.uk