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Title

40FT CONTAINER (TEST APPLICATION)

Customer

Intermodal Facility and Maintenance

Markets

Shipping & Transport
Warehouse & Buildings
Housing & Renovation

Country

USA

Courtesy of

Superior Products International

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Project Description

 

Measurement and Verification Analysis was conducted at the above facility in accordance with the Florida ENERGY CONSERVATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS Designation: ECAP-CUL-1-03 Method for Comparing Utility Loads in Structures and Buildings. 2 typical 40FT Standard Containers were used that each had 4,320 data points installed, which simultaneously registered data over a 24 hour test period. One container was treated and the other was not. Infiltration factors around all door seals were equal ( 0 CFM & 0 PA ) and had no adverse effect on the recorded data. All load conducting surfaces on both containers were analysed with recordings at 2 minute intervals.

 

Coating Solution

 

The treated test container was coated with SUPER THERM. Application was done using the standard 400μ WFT/250μ DFT application thickness.

 

Results

 

Average SITE Weather conditions during the analysis period were as follows:

  • High Temperature 97°F / 36.2 °C
  • Low Temperature 74°F / 23.3 °C
  • Average Wind Speed 3 to 5.5 MPH / 4.8 to 8.8 kmh
  • Average UV intensity 99 A+B

 

THE COMBINED DATA INDICATES THAT THE THERMAL ENERGY NECESSARY TO COOL THE CONTAINER COATED WITH THE SUPER THERM PRODUCT REQUIRED 46% to 52% LESS ENERGY AT THE TIME OF THE SURVEY. RESULTS FURTHER SHOWED:

 

  • INSIDE CONTAINER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE 22 DEGREES COOLER
  • THERMAL CONDUCTANCE TO OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENT 50% LESS
  • EXTERNAL SURFACE TEMPERATURE 47 DEGREES COOLER
  • INTERNAL SURFACE TEMPERATURES 37 DEGREES COOLER
  • OUTSIDE SURFACE REFLECTIVITY 50% HIGHER
  • ULTRAVIOLET ABSORPTION RATE 92% LESS
  • INTERNAL MOISTURE LEVELS 28.5% DRYER
  • SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN INTERNAL MOISTURE LEVELS WERE ALSO NOTED

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