The developer of the refrigerator is the Ural Railcar Design Bureau (part of the Concern "Uralvagonzavod" is part of the State Corporation Rostec), the manufacturer is Uralvagonzavod. The Nizhniy Tagil enterprise was selected as a manufacturer for its extensive experience in rolling stock development and the ability to produce large series.
The autonomous refrigerated car is a completely new product in the civilian product line of UVZ and UKBV and is a good example of production diversification. A distinctive feature of the new railway product is its autonomy, designed for 30 days, while the existing refrigerators are equipped with a group refrigeration system and can only run as part of special trains. In the cargo compartment of the UVZ refrigerated car, the temperature is automatically maintained from -20 ° C to + 15 ° C. The compartment is over 19 meters long.
The new product also has a special assembly. An innovative bogie model 18-194-1, produced at Uralvagonzavod, is rolled under the car. To maintain the required temperature, a special heat-insulating material is applied throughout the body, the floor is covered with a waterproofing layer.
The refrigerator is equipped with a modern electronic system with the ability to track the wagon via GPRS channels. The shipper can find out the necessary information from the sensors to adjust the shipment. With the help of the control panel, a person can see the fuel level, temperature, air humidity, etc.