Refrigerated Box Trucks For Sale

Over the past decades, the food industry has evolved dramatically. Supermarkets now offer fresh produce from around the globe and their chilled cabinets are full of ready-prepared food which can be heated in the oven or microwaved in a matter of minutes.

This change in our cooking and eating habits has had a direct effect on the haulage industry. The food must be kept fresh and be delivered quickly in good condition and this means that there are more refridgerated trucks than ever on our roads. The refridgerated truck is certainly one of the more complex box trucks for sale on our website as it involves technology not associated with standard trucks.

Truck drivers may know much about engines and transmissions, but until recently they have had less need to know about refrigeration units. So when buying a used refridgerated truck and browsing through refridgerated box trucks for sale it could help to understand a little about the technology involved here.

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DAF LF45 LF 45.160 FRIDGE
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DAF LF45 LF 45.160 FRIDGE POA
2007 | Refrigerated Box 2007 DAF LF 45.160 Fridge/Freezer box body carrier Supra 450 13ft 6 internal body length 7ft 8 high only 443116 kms manual gear box steel suspension standby triple rear doors excellent condition Call Richard 07815 564541 Tony 07979 510216 WhatsApp
Mercedes-Benz Axor  1829
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Mercedes-Benz Axor 1829 POA
2013 | Refrigerated Box Mercedes-Benz Axor 1829 Day Cab, Fitted With Gray Adams Thermo Body With Zones One And Two, 1500kg Ratcliff Column Tailift, Thermo King T-1000R Multi-Temperature Refrigeration Unit, Transcan Unit, Maple Freight Lock, Over Night Standby, Factory Fitted Immobiliser, Digital Tacho, CD Player, Diff Lock, Electric Windows, Electric Mirrors, Central Locking, On Board Computer, Multifunction Steering
Brandrick Commercials
DAF LF45 -160
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DAF LF45 -160 POA
2008 | Refrigerated Box | 7500kg 2008 (58) DAF LF45-160 DAYCAB, 7.5T 14ft Fridges, Hubbard Units, 260,000 to 400,000kms, Manual, Choice Available. MoT:**
James Hart (Chorley) Ltd
Iveco Eurocargo 75E16
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Iveco Eurocargo 75E16 POA
2011 | Refrigerated Box | 7500kg 2011 (11) IVECO 75E16 DAYCAB, 7.5T with 16ft GRP Fridge body, Carrier Supra 450 Unit, Auto, 325,000kms, Excellent Condition. MoT:**
James Hart (Chorley) Ltd
Mercedes-Benz Atego  815
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Mercedes-Benz Atego 815 POA
2005 | Refrigerated Box | 7500kg 2005 (55) MERC ATEGO 815 DAYCAB, 7.5T with 14ft GRP Fridge body, Manual gearbox, 315,000kms MoT:**
James Hart (Chorley) Ltd
Volvo FL   240 EURO 5, 4 X 2 FRIDGE - 2010 - DX60 DVV
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Volvo FL 240 EURO 5, 4 X 2 FRIDGE - 2010 - DX60 DVV £8,450.00
2010 | Refrigerated Box | 18000kg Volvo FL Series Day Cab. Volvo 240 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine C/w Ad-Blue. ZF 6 Speed Automatic Gearbox. Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Controls. Gray And Adams 27Ft GRP Fridge Body C/w Roller Shutter Door. Body Internal Height : 7Ft 3ins. Rear Aperture : 7Ft 3 ins. Dhollandia Under Slung 1500Kg Tuckaway Taillift.
Walker Movements
Scania P Series P250
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Scania P Series P250 POA
2016 | Refrigerated Box & 2015 4x2 Curtainsiders. Sleeper cab, air deflector kit. Air conditioning, night heater, 27ft body, tuck-away tail-lift, very low mileage. Opti-cruise & manuals. Engine Power: 250
Isuzu Forward  N75.190
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Isuzu Forward N75.190 £8,995.00
2011 | Refrigerated Box | 7500kg Fitted with a 5.3 Metre Body, Rear Barn Doors, Side Loading Door, Tuck Away Tail Lift, GAH Electric Fridge/Freezer Unit, 3 Seater Cab, Radio & CD Player, Electric Windows, Heated Mirrors, Engine Brake, Digital Card Tacho, Euro 5, LEZ Compliant. On Steel suspension. The gearbox is an Automatic. The engine is rated at 190 BHP. The truck's MoT runs until June 2018. Please quote ref: ISRE1338
Addlestone Commercials
Trailer GRAY & ADAMS
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Trailer GRAY & ADAMS POA
2007 | Refrigerated Box FRIDGE BOX , TAIL LIFT AIR SUSPENSIONBPW TRI DRUM AXLES14.2M LONG4.5M HIGHTMORE PICTURES ON WEBSITE
F W Thomas
Trailer MONTRACON
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Trailer MONTRACON POA
2003 | Refrigerated Box
F W Thomas
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The fridge unit has three major elements, namely the evaporator, condenser and compressor. The compressor’s job is to suck in the refrigeration gas and compress it. fridge TruckThis pressure causes the gas to turn into a liquid, releasing heat and causing that liquid to cool. The condensing unit then takes this cooled liquefied gas and cools it still further. This is achieved by passing the liquid gas along tubes, where external fins transfer heat to the outside world. This is similar to how the large surface area of a truck’s radiator cools the engine. The evaporator unit then allows the liquid to expand and it becomes a gas once more. This process causes it to heat up and it does this by sucking in heat from the surrounding environment - in this case the fridge body of the truck. The warmed gas is then transferred outside the truck to cool and the process begins again.

The type of fridge truck you should buy depends upon the loads you will be carrying. Some fridge trucks are more like freezer trucks, rated to keep food frozen. Others are intended to keep fresh food chilled. Not all trucks can do both jobs, so it is vital that you check the fridge truck meets the regulations for the specific food types you will be hauling. As with buying a normal truck, size is a factor when buying a fridge truck, but be wary of the complications. In order for the fridge truck to function effectively, there should be clear space all around the load. This means buying a larger body than normal for the size of load.Refrigerated Traier

The fridge components are normally covered by separate warranties and service agreements to those of the main truck, so these need to be inspected and understood. The insulation of the body itself is a vital component of the fridge truck and this should be in good order. If it’s damaged or of poor quality, it will need more energy to chill and that means more fuel consumption. Drivers should check the insulation for cracks or gaps, and it is a good idea to ask if the fridge unit and insulation are factory-fit or aftermarket additions. Also check for bad smells, which can be difficult to eradicate and taint fresh produce, potentially resulting in complaints from clients.

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