The Green Logistics Idea using Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs)

Authors

  • Assadawut Issaro Energy Technology Program, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90112, Thailand
  • Piyanut Saengsikhiao Energy Technology Program, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90112, Thailand
  • Juntakan Taweekun Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90112, Thailand
  • Wiriya Thongruang Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90112, Thailand

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37934/arfmts.82.2.7286

Keywords:

Green logistics, Environmentally friendly, VIPs, Vacuum Insulation Panels

Abstract

This research aims to reduce fuel consumption in transportation systems using vacuum insulation panels (VIPs) for cold storage trucks.  The material was vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) is a custom-made insulator using glass fibers pressed at 10 tons per square meter and the thermal conductivity conditions of the selected materials ranged between 0.0028 and 0.007 W/mK and has a size of 12 mm comparative experiment method of cold storage trucks equipped with VIPs and without VIPs of 4 model frozen cars. Which has Model 1 (4 Wheels Truck), Model 2 (4 Wheels large Truck), Model 3 (6 Wheels Truck), and Model 4 (10 Wheels Truck). The sensor installation in the cold room is distributed in every wall to achieve differentiation and distribution of cold temperatures. The results are calculated as the energy saving result, it was found Model 1 (4 Wheels Truck) have best fuel savings. This research can apply other types of cold storage trucks or research in the same way as the air wall by inserting VIPs insulation inside the external insulation to reduce heat transfer.

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2021-05-04

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Issaro, A. ., Saengsikhiao, P. ., Taweekun, J. ., & Thongruang, W. . (2021). The Green Logistics Idea using Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs). Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 82(2), 72–86. https://doi.org/10.37934/arfmts.82.2.7286

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