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About ISO Containers
ISO containers are used for the intermodal transport of freight. They are manufactured according to specifications from the International Standards Organization (ISO) and are suitable for multiple transportation methods such as truck and rail, or rail and ship. ISO containers are manufactured in many sizes. The standard width is 8 ft. The most common lengths are 20 and 40ft. Other lengths include 24, 28, 44, 45, 46, 53 and 56 ft. All ISO containers include a container safety certificate (CSC) issued by the manufacturer that must be renewed every 30 months by a certified inspector. If necessary, an approved continuous examination program (ACEP) can be used in place of this procedure.
There are several basic types of ISO containers. Dry or cube containers are frontloaded, completely enclosed and suitable for general-purpose transportation. Standard containers are 8 ft., 6 in. tall. By contrast, extended height or high cube containers are 9 ft., 6 in. tall. Insulated or thermal containers are suitable for transporting chilled and frozen goods, as well as temperature-sensitive materials and products. They have insulated walls, but are not refrigerated likeelectrically-powered reefer containers. Flat racks and platforms are ISO containers that are used to transport heavy machinery. They do not have side walls, but may have end bulkheads and are often collapsible. Open-top containers are shaped like a box and loaded from either the top or end. They are designed to carry heavy, tall or hard to load materials such as coal or grain. Tank containers arebuilt to the same standard dimensions as other ISO containers, but are cylindrical vessels mounted in a rectangular steel framework. Typically, these containers are used to transport liquid or bulk materials.
ISO containers are available with many special features. Some containers are airtight or stackable. Others are designed for storing and moving flammable, corrosive, explosive, or otherhazardous materials. Containers that are shielded against electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) are often used in the transportation of electric and electronic products. Vented ISO containers with ducts along the side panels and top and bottom rails are suitable for replacing warm, moist air with colder, ambient air. Often, desiccants such as silica-gel are used inthe transportation of high moisture products such as coffee beans or other foodstuffs.
A refrigerated container or reefer is an intermodal container (shipping container) used in intermodal freight transport that is refrigerated for the transportation of temperature sensitive cargo.
While a reefer will have an integral refrigeration unit, they rely on external power, from electrical power points ata land based site, a container ship or on quay. When being transported over the road on a trailer they can be powered from diesel powered generators ("gen sets") which attach to the container whilst on road journeys.
Some reefers are equipped with a water cooling system, which can be used if the reefer is stored below deck on a vessel without adequate ventilation to remove the heat generated.Water cooling systems are expensive, so modern vessels rely more on ventilation to remove heat from cargo holds, and the use of water cooling systems is declining.

STANDARD CONTAINERS: Standard 20' | |
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length | inside
width | inside
height | door
width | door
height | capacity | tare
weight | maxi
cargo | |
19'4" | 7'8" | 7'10" | 7'8" | 7'6" | 1,172CuFt | 4,916lbs |47,900lbs | |
5.900m | 2.350m | 2.393m | 2.342m | 2.280m | 33.2CBM | 2,230Kg | 21,770Kg | |
Standard 40' | |
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length | inside
width | inside
height | door
width | door
height | capacity | tare
weight | maxi
cargo | |
39'5" | 7'8" | 7'10" | 7'8" | 7'6" | 2,390CuFt | 8,160lbs | 59,040lbs | |
12.036m | 2.350m | 2.392m | 2.340m | 2.280m | 67.7CBM | 3,700Kg | 26,780Kg...
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