The Syncro System racking solution illustrated on this page is installed in a Peugeot Boxer operated by a refrigeration service. The van is destined to become one of a fleet of vehicles serving the construction, maintenance, repair, upgrading and sanitisation of refrigeration systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries, the mass retail sector and refrigerated road haulage companies. The correct functioning of refrigeration systems is essential to all these areas of industry if they are to offer customers efficient service.
This van had to be converted into a truly functional and efficient mobile workshop. The customer (just like Syncro System) placed great emphasis on the need for quality and safety. Satisfying these objectives involved:
As with all Syncro System racking projects, the first step in this job too was to protect the interior of the van’s cargo compartment. The van’s bodywork has to be lined with tough, impact-resistant material to maintain its original appearance and avoid the formation of dents, rust and even holes as time goes by.
Syncro lined the bulkhead and floor with pre-drilled and pre-shaped plywood panels with a marble-look finish. The bottom sections of the walls were then lined with painted steel sheet panels.
In this Boxer belonging to a refrigeration service, racking is installed on all three walls. Let’s take a closer look, starting with the side walls.
The bulkhead has also been fitted out in this van. At the top are container cabinets on three levels, all of limited length to avoid restricting access to the shelves on the left. These provide twenty tilting and removable containers in transparent plastic, ideal for storing small components and spares.
The bottom of the bulkhead, protected by a marble-look plywood liner, is fitted with a cut-to-size metal rail for securing gas cylinders or large spares in conjunction with hooks and straps to. A panel of aluminium tread plate has been installed over the marble-look plywood liner here to reinforce the floor and allow particularly heavy cargo to be loaded.
The carrying capacity of this Boxer for a refrigeration service has been significantly increased by the installation of a roof rack with cross-bars and side fences. As the photos show, Syncro’s unique Ultrasilent profile has been applied under the first cross-bar to dramatically reduce the noise and vibration caused by turbulent airflow, greatly improving driving comfort.