PrimeLINE®

The PrimeLINE unit runs green. 
And keeps you in the black.

  • The PrimeLINE unit answers rising energy fuel costs with superior efficiency.
  • Faster pulldown – vapor injection system starts compressor cycling sooner, minimizing power consumption.
  • Time-tested Carrier reliability means lower maintenance costs.
  • Significantly decreases life-cycle costs by reducing energy use and maintenance costs.

The PrimeLINE® unit is a container refrigeration unit designed for world-class performance when it comes to energy efficiency, capacity, lifecycle cost and the environment.

No refrigeration unit on the market today provides full-load performance as energy efficiently as the PrimeLINE unit. The PrimeLINE unit’s efficiency is attributed, primarily, to its significantly advanced digital scroll compressor – the only one on the market designed for R-134a in a container application. Exceptional efficiency results from its digital modulation (unloading), which minimizes energy usage, and its vapor injection system, which delivers more cooling capacity.

Compare PrimeLINE’s specifications to any other R-134a unit on the market – the cooling power of the PrimeLINE unit is exceptional. Additionally, the PrimeLINE unit has excellent deep frozen capacity.

The PrimeLINE unit’s electronic expansion valve and Micro-Link® 3 control software work together to manage stable temperatures within tolerances as narrow as +/- 0.25°C. The unit also delivers industry-leading dehumidification capability, down to 50 percent.

Optimized to take efficiency to new highs and environmental impact to new lows.

  • PrimeLINE® unit’s efficiency is attributed, primarily, to its significantly advanced digital scroll compressor – the only one on the market designed for R-134a in a container application.
  • More efficient formed condenser coil for better airflow, coated with Carrier’s time-tested and patented electrocoating process, or E-coating, for superior corrosion protection; coil size increased for higher cooling capacity.
  • Optimized assembly reduces power consumption without compromising airflow.
  • Features exclusive aerospace-inspired evaporator fan, stator, and lighter, more efficient 3-phase motor; optimized condenser fan adds to improved efficiency.
  • Electronic expansion valve helps attain deep frozen capacity and stable temperature control.
  • Micro-Link® 3 controller delivers the same reliability, interchangeability, and accuracy field-proven in our ThinLINE® platform.
  • Enhanced dehumidification control (down to 50% relative humidity) over a wide range of operating temperatures with no compromise to energy efficiency.
  • Modified evaporator coil orientation allows for better airflow and improved defrost performance.
  • The compressor and receiver have aluminized coatings for corrosion resistance.

Cooling Capacity: Ambient @ 38°C (100°F) with Exclusive HFC-134a Digital Scroll Compressor

Temperature Watts Btu/hr
2°C (35°F) 12,000 40,900
-18°C (0°F) 6,600 22,500
-29°C (-20°F) 4,400 15,000

Specifications are subject to change without notice.


Carrier reserves the right to discontinue or change any specification or design without prior notice or obligation.

The PrimeLINE® unit is a container refrigeration unit designed for world-class performance when it comes to energy efficiency, capacity, lifecycle cost and the environment.

No refrigeration unit on the market today provides full-load performance as energy efficiently as the PrimeLINE unit. The PrimeLINE unit’s efficiency is attributed, primarily, to its significantly advanced digital scroll compressor – the only one on the market designed for R-134a in a container application. Exceptional efficiency results from its digital modulation (unloading), which minimizes energy usage, and its vapor injection system, which delivers more cooling capacity.

Compare PrimeLINE’s specifications to any other R-134a unit on the market – the cooling power of the PrimeLINE unit is exceptional. Additionally, the PrimeLINE unit has excellent deep frozen capacity.

The PrimeLINE unit’s electronic expansion valve and Micro-Link® 3 control software work together to manage stable temperatures within tolerances as narrow as +/- 0.25°C. The unit also delivers industry-leading dehumidification capability, down to 50 percent.

Optimized to take efficiency to new highs and environmental impact to new lows.

  • PrimeLINE® unit’s efficiency is attributed, primarily, to its significantly advanced digital scroll compressor – the only one on the market designed for R-134a in a container application.
  • More efficient formed condenser coil for better airflow, coated with Carrier’s time-tested and patented electrocoating process, or E-coating, for superior corrosion protection; coil size increased for higher cooling capacity.
  • Optimized assembly reduces power consumption without compromising airflow.
  • Features exclusive aerospace-inspired evaporator fan, stator, and lighter, more efficient 3-phase motor; optimized condenser fan adds to improved efficiency.
  • Electronic expansion valve helps attain deep frozen capacity and stable temperature control.
  • Micro-Link® 3 controller delivers the same reliability, interchangeability, and accuracy field-proven in our ThinLINE® platform.
  • Enhanced dehumidification control (down to 50% relative humidity) over a wide range of operating temperatures with no compromise to energy efficiency.
  • Modified evaporator coil orientation allows for better airflow and improved defrost performance.
  • The compressor and receiver have aluminized coatings for corrosion resistance.

Cooling Capacity: Ambient @ 38°C (100°F) with Exclusive HFC-134a Digital Scroll Compressor

Temperature Watts Btu/hr
2°C (35°F) 12,000 40,900
-18°C (0°F) 6,600 22,500
-29°C (-20°F) 4,400 15,000

Specifications are subject to change without notice.


Carrier reserves the right to discontinue or change any specification or design without prior notice or obligation.

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