Carrier Transicold Improves Performance and Reliability with New EPA-Compliant Supra™ 60-Series Truck Units

Nov 7, 2012


Carrier Transicold’s new Supra™ 60-series truck refrigeration units feature improved refrigeration performance, enhanced reliability and compliance with 2013 emissions requirements from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Carrier Transicold helps improve global transport and shipping temperature control with a complete line of equipment for refrigerated trucks, trailers and containers, and is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The new Supra 60-series comprises five single-temperature models – the Supra 560, 660, 760, 860 and 960 – covering the full spectrum of straight truck refrigeration needs, with refrigeration capacities up to 32,000 BTU (at 35 F) for the Supra 960.

Supra diesel-powered truck units have a long-standing reputation for providing high performance and reliability by using systems engineered for lower engine and compressor RPMs than competitive models,” said David Dunn, product manager, truck products, Carrier Transicold. “Lower speeds mean better durability, longevity and reliability over the life of the unit. Our new 60-series continues to build upon that legacy.”

Among the 60-series’ improvements are:

  • Optimized standby systems, resulting in significant refrigeration capacity improvements for most models and the highest electric standby capacities among truck refrigeration systems available in North America
  • New high-performance, maintenance-free integrated fan/motor assemblies with an expected 10,000+ hour motor life
  • A maintenance-saving Extended Service Interval (ESI™) oil system with a 1,500-hour service period
  • Various drive system enhancements for better performance and reliability
  • Improvements to the electrical system, such as use of sonic welds and elimination of splice points for fewer connections and increased reliability

“These enhancements represent a significant upgrade to Carrier Transicold’s Supra product line,” Dunn said. “The improvements, including use of maintenance-free and extended service interval components, significantly reduce the total cost of ownership for the Supra 60-series.”

Engines are certified to the EPA Tier 4 standard for non-road engines of less than 25 horsepower, which for 2013 adds a not-to-exceed (NTE) requirement. The NTE standard requires that engines not exceed maximum allowable emissions regardless of how they operate, including factors such as altitude and ambient temperature.

For more information about the Supra 60-series diesel-powered single-temperature truck units from Carrier Transicold, turn to the experts within the Carrier Transicold dealer network or visit

About Carrier Transicold
Carrier Transicold helps improve transport and shipping temperature control with a complete line of equipment and services for refrigerated transport and cold chain visibility. For more than 40 years, Carrier Transicold has been an industry leader, providing customers around the world with the most advanced, energy efficient and environmentally sound container refrigeration systems and generator sets, direct-drive and diesel truck units and trailer refrigeration systems. Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. Visit for more information.

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