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The Envirotainer RKN t2 container provides accurate and reliable protection for shipments of temperature-sensitive products.
With an external dimension of (L · W · H) 2000 · 1535 · 1620 mm,78.7 · 60.4 · 63.8 in, the RKN is the medium-size container in the Envirotainer lease fleet. The RKN is forkliftable.
This model features Envirotainer’s proven dry-ice-based active temperature control system and enables air transportation of both frozen and chilled products.
Thermostat controlled heat exchanger powered by 16 D-size alkaline batteries and using dry ice as coolant.
Max ice bunker capacity when using block ice* (Up to 50% less capacity if dry ice pellets are used)
180 kg397 lbs
Cooling range* (Desired temperature in the container)
-20 to +20 °C-4 to +68 °F
Max operating period without re-icing and battery change**
*Dry ice amount may vary depending on which type is used; blocks, pellets, wrapped/ unwrapped etc.**Provided that ambient temperature is more than 5°C (9°F) and less than 25°C (45°F) higher than the temperature of the productshipped. To evaluate specific transportation times and conditions, please refer to the Operations Manual.
External cube (volume)
4.8 m3169.6 cu.ft
External dimensions (L · W · H)
2000 · 1535 · 1620 mm78.7 · 60.4 · 63.8 in
Main loading space (please note free space requirements in front of the fan area - see Operations Manual for more information) (L · W · H)
1415 · 1355 · 1360 mm55.7 · 53.3 · 53.5 in
Additional loading space (not right-angled) below dry ice bunker (L · W · H)
430 · 1355 · 860 mm16.9 · 53.3 · 33.8 in
Internal cube for refrigerated cargo
2.93 m3103.4 cu.ft
265 kg584 lbs
Max gross weight (including dry ice)
1588 kg3500 lbs
Max net weight
1323 kg2916 lbs
Suitable for use on aircraft A300, A310, A330, A340, A380, B747, B767, B777, DC10, IL86, MD11, L1011
Forkliftable with a slot-height of 95 mm (3.7 in)
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AKL - AucklandAMS - AmsterdamARN - StockholmATL - AtlantaBKK - BangkokBRU - BrusselsBSL - BaselCDG - ParisCPH - CopenhagenDUB - DublinDUS - DüsseldorfDXB - DubaiEWR - NewarkEZE - Buenos AiresFCO - RomeFRA - FrankfurtGRU - São PauloHKG** - Hong KongHYD** - Hyderabad ICN** - SeoulIND - IndianapolisKIX** - OsakaLGG - LiegeLHR - LondonLIN - Milan LINLUX - LuxembourgMAD - MadridMAN - ManchesterMEL - MelbourneMEX** - Mexico CityMUC - MunichMXP - Milan MXPNRT** - TokyoORD - ChicagoSFO - San FranciscoSIN - SingaporeSJU - San JuanSTR - StuttgartSYD - SydneyTLV - Tel AvivTPE ** - TaipeiVIE - ViennaYUL - MontrealYYZ - TorontoZRH - Zurich
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