Klinge Corp Completes Prototype Testing For Swedish Armed Forces And Prepares For Production

January 18, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Klinge Corporation, the specialist manufacturer of transport refrigeration equipment, has completed acceptance testing of their Military Refrigerated A-Frame Container systems at a state of the art test facility in the United States. Their military container systems passed a multitude of MIL-STD tests, which are United States Military Standards that emphasize tailoring an equipment's design and test limits to the conditions that it will experience throughout its service life.

The testing regime included Vibration, Electromagnetic Interference, Low Temperature Operation and High Temperature Operation.

For Vibration testing, the Military Refrigerated Container was secured to the HEMTT and was payloaded during transport. The Military Refrigerated Container was then transported over a variety of surfaces at speeds varying from 5 to 35 mph simulating intermediate and severe offroad and cross-country conditions.

As part of the Electromagnetic Interference testing, the Klinge Miltary Refrigerated Container met CE 102 requirements-power leads (10 kHz to 10 MHz). Conducted Emissions (CE) are the radio frequency noise present in the physical wiring an electrical system. The system also withstood subtest CS114 testing- Bulk Cable Injection (10 kHz to 200 MHz) without sustaining damage or degradation in performance. Conducted Susceptibility (CS) 114 addresses interconnecting cables/signal lines. The container was also tested to MIL-STD Radiated Emissions and Susceptibility tests.

For the Low Temperature Operation testing, the Military Refrigerated Container was functional and maintained an internal temperature of 55º throughout the 24-hr cold cycle (ambient temperatures ranging from -6ºF to -21ºF). For the High Temperature Operation testing, the Military Refrigerated Container was functional and maintained an internal temperature of -4º throughout the 24-hr hot-dry cycle (ambient temperatures ranging from 90ºF to 122ºF).

The Klinge Military Refrigerated Container, consisting of a refrigeration unit, generator set, and an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) A-Frame Container, offers multi-temperature refrigeration. The system features integrated hydraulic rollers allowing for easy loading/unloading and a manually operated hydraulic pump.

The primary function of the Military Refrigerated A-Frame Container is to cool and preserve food (perishable and dry goods) for maximum longevity, minimizing food loss while offering optimal reliability and multiple-temperature functionality.

"Successful completion of these military tests showcase our equipment's ruggedness, durability, and reliability which is of vital importance in tactical environments. Klinge Corporation continues its tradition of providing quality military refrigerated containers to armed forces and government bodies the world over," said Klinge Corp Sales Manager, Jason Flynn.

As part of a multi-year contract worth more than $5,000,000, Klinge Corporation will produce 60 Refrigerated Containers based on a standard 20' ISO-container with a hook frame for HEMTT or PLS lift trucks.

About Klinge Corporation
Klinge Corporation is the leading provider of specialized transport refrigeration and power generation equipment in the world. Founded in 1984 as a spin-off of the Transport Refrigeration Equipment department of York International, Klinge has been producing refrigeration equipment at its manufacturing facilities and headquarters in York, Pennsylvania, USA for 28 years.

The company's customized designs offer commercial and military customers robust alternatives to standard, mass-produced refrigerated containers which often cannot meet the requirements of harsh environments or stringent testing.

Klinge Corporation offers Dual Refrigerated Containers, Explosion-Proof Refrigerated Containers, Refrigerated Tank Containers, Ultra Low Temperature Units, Quick Thaw Units, Integral and External Generator Sets, and Collapsible Food Storage Bins.

For more information, please call Klinge Corporation's Sales Manager at 717-840-4500 ext. 162 or email jasonflynn@klingecorp.com. Additional news and information are available at www.klingecorp.com.