ATHENS, Ga. – Carrier Transicold has released the DataLink 2 recorder, which offers refrigerated haulers independent verification of temperatures inside trucks and trailers.
The DataLink 2 used up to three independent temperature sensors to provide added verification beyond the refrigerated system’s built –in ability, and has an integrated thermal printer to let drivers produce numerical and graphical trip reports and receivers.
“Increasingly, haulers of pharmaceuticals, perishable and frozen foods and other temperature-critical goods are using temperature monitoring and reporting capabilities, with temperature accountability a growing focus following the release of the transportation rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act,” said Mark Fragnito, product manager, controls, Carrier Transicold. “The DataLink 2 recorder may help food distribution operations easily track and manage this kind of information for compliance.”
The DataLink 2 also offers drivers additional advantages as a comprehensive analytical tool when connected to a Carrier Transicold refrigeration unit’s control system, and can help identify potential sources of temperature excursions.
“Set point changes, defrost cycles, unit alarms, door openings and turning off the refrigeration unit can affect temperatures,” said Fragnito, “and uniquely, the DataLink 2 recorder can capture and report these events alongside temperature data, providing helpful insight into temperature activity inside the truck or trailer.”