Insulated Shipping Container Insulated Shipping Container

Insulated Shipping Container

Insulated Shipping Container

Insulated shipping containers provide the same solution as standard shipping containers, but come with an insulated exterior to keep internal temperatures more consistent.

Key Features

  • Insulated for consistent temperature control
  • Available in a range of sizes
  • Wind, weather and vermin proof
  • Restraints to secure freight
  • Units are typically refurbished refrigerated containers with motors removed

Insulated Container Features

Insulated shipping containers, sometimes also referred to as non-operational refrigerated containers, are designed to store goods in a temperature controlled environment.

Superior thermal insulation reduces the impact of external temperature changes, which makes them suitable for the short-term storage of cold goods. 

They have been used to extend the life of perishable items that do not need to be refrigerated, but can spoil in warm conditions more quickly, like feed or grain.

Some users also like to store furniture or precious items in them, as the temperature change is less severe compared to a traditional shipping container, which extends the life of the goods stored inside.

Insulated Container Options

  • Custom colour
  • Various sizes available

Insulated Shipping Container Specifications

The cubic capacity of a 41ft insulated shipping container is 76m3.

Specifications may vary - 41ft model details

Length (mm) 11,780
Width (mm) 2,385
Height (mm) 2,716
Length (mm) 12,573
Width (mm) 2,500
Height (mm) 3,000
Tare (kg) 6,100
Payload (kg) 28,900
MGW (kg) 35,000

How is this container delivered?

SCF Shipping Containers - Delivery Method - Tilt Tray

Tilt Tray

Tilt tray delivers a container off the back of the truck. Similar to a tow truck, the tray is mechanically lowered at an angle, and the container is slid off, with the truck moving forward at slow speed. This is the most common delivery method used for containers. Tilt trays are not suitable for sites with overhead power lines as the container height increases significantly when tilted.

SCF Shipping Containers - Delivery Method - Side Loader

Side Loader

Side loaders are used to transport our 20 foot and 40 foot shipping containers. This is the best delivery method for containers at sites that have limited space either in front or behind the area where the container is to be positioned. The container is unloaded between the two outrigger feet of the side loader, approximately half a metre from the side of the truck.

SCF Shipping Containers - Delivery Method - Hiab Crane

Hiab Crane

Hiab cranes lift containers from a mechanism located behind the truck's cabin. This is used when there is limited space for a side loader or tilt tray. Using a crane means the container is easily positioned at an angle or up on a raised area. It can also be used to place containers over a fence or other obstacles.

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