Its purpose is to protect shipping exports in Dry Van containers from the extreme changes in temperature that cargo is exposed to. Those changes, as well as water condensation that forms during long journeys, may cause irreversible chemical, biological or physical damage. That could include changes in the flavour of foodstuffs, corrosion in metals, the formation of mould or damage caused by falling cardboard boxes that have been weakened by the humidity.
Obviously there is no obligation. However, it is worth while averting risks that could damage our product image in the destination country and its consequences. It is not easy or cheap to obtain clients that are later lost due to inappropriate transportation.
• The following installation system may be even quicker, because the fixed bars are already fitted in their guide bars in the fabric of the thermal container blanket.
• The third system is the most complex of them all, because it is intended for use in taller standard containers, such as 40 ft. high cubes (HC 40’). You will need a ladder to reach the roof. However, this installation can be completed in about 20 minutes. Straps and carabiners are used in this type of assembly to lift the structure inside the container.