TLX PCM

The first cargo cover to incorporate Phase Change Material (PCM) into its structure. This cover self-regulates its performance according to the conditions, by recharging and freezing at 19°C and absorbing heat up until 25°C+. Being able to encapsulate PCM within the physical fibres of the thermal blanket gives a simple to use all in one product. This unique system delivers a robust, thin, flexible and easy to handle solution. The outer surfaces of TLX PCM incorporate a low-emissivity surface designed to reflect over 97% of thermal radiation over the measured spectral range.

  • 7 hrs Protection (40°C ambient temp)
  • 2.85 kg total weight
  • Reflects 97% of thermal radiation over the measured spectral range
  • TLX Fibre-Flex non-leak PCM system
  • Strong, flexible, easy to handle
  • Waterproof
  • Used for pharmaceutical, chemical, perishable and healthcare shipments

About PCMs

Phase Change Materials (PCMs) are special thermal energy storage materials being extensively used as a reliable source of energy to maintain required temperatures in various industries. They use chemical bonds to store and release heat. The thermal energy transfer occurs when a material changes from a solid to a liquid or from a liquid to a solid. This is called a change in state or 'phase'.

Why use PCM in a cargo cover?

Phase Change Materials are ideal for thermal energy storage as they are highly cost effective, stable and environmentally friendly. PCMs are ideal for cold chain transportation/storage, temperature controlled packaging for food and pharmaceuticals. They give consistency in performance over a substantial number of cycles, constant temperature maintenance during the release and absorption of Energy.

FABRIC DATA UNITS DATA MIN MAX
Basis Weight

g/m2

94 70 103
MD Tensile Strength N/50mm 169 120 300
MD Elongation % 35 20 50
CD Tensile Strength N/50mm 102 80 200
CD Elongation % 30 10 50
MD Nail Tear N 55 40 70
CD Nail Tear N 70 50 90
MD Tear Strength N 75 33 116
CD Tear Strength N 60 45 75
Hydrostatic Head

cm H2O

>200 200 -

 

PCM 15-25 UNITS MANUFACTURER DATA
Melting Temp ºC 21
Freezing Temp ºC 19
Latent heat, melting kJ/kg 190

 

PCM 2-8 UNITS MANUFACTURER DATA
Melting Temp ºC 6.5
Freezing Temp ºC 5
Latent heat, melting kJ/kg 190

UK patent application No. 1718276.7International patent application Nos. PCT/GB2018/050286 & PCT/GB2018/050638

 

TLX4

TLX4 is designed to give 4 hours protection for goods being shipped between both 2-8°C and 15-25°C. The silver outer surfaces of TLX 4 incorporate a low-emissivity surface designed to reflect over 97% of thermal radiation over the measured spectral range.

    • 4 hrs protection (45°C ambient temp)
    • 1mm thick cover
    • reflects over 97% of thermal radiation
    • Waterproof
    • Used for perishables, chemical and pharmaceutical shipments
    • 1-2 minutes to fit, available in all standard pallet sizes from stock

FABRIC DATA UNITS TARGET TOLERANCE
Basis Weight

g/m2

93 +/- 10%
MD Tensile Strength N/50mm 160 +/- 20%
MD Elongation % 49 +/- 20%
CD Tensile Strength N/50mm 100 +/- 20%
CD Elongation % 102 +/- 20%
MD Nail Tear N 54 +/- 20N
CD Nail Tear N 100 +/- 20N
Hydrostatic Head

cm H2O

>200 -
Emissivity - 0.3 -
TLX2

Gives short-wave solar radiation protection to temperature sensitive goods when exposed to direct sunlight conditions.

The entire product can be recycled, is breathable and waterproof allowing the exchange of air and water vapour through the material, this helps the internal moisture levels within the pallet not to reach harmful levels. This technology is combined with a brilliant white outer skin which reflects the greatest amount of the visible spectrum solar radiation possible, one of the most important factors responsible for temperature excursions during transportation.

PERFORMANCE: 

TLX2 Cargo Covers provide excellent protection against:

  • Temperature excursions by protecting your products from solar radiation and extreme ambient temperatures, The brilliant white surface is the most effective solution against direct sunlight conditions.
  • Prevents damage caused by rain, snow and insects.
  • Harmful gases and vapours, condensation damage. TLX2 is breathable and waterproof, it allows gases and vapours to pass through the product removing the risk of condensation and other hazards inside the pallet.
  • Theft or tampering by offering an effective first defence to your shipments.  

BENEFITS

  • Recyclable: TLX2 can be recycled, simply store and take to your local recycling centre.
  • Stops temperature excursions on the tarmac.
  • Protects your goods from temperature excursions, theft, rain, snow, frost, humidity 
  • Easy to use 1mm thick lightweight breathable covers install or remove quickly and easily

FABRIC UNITS TARGET TOLERANCE
Basis Weight

g/m2

95 +/- 5%
MD Tensile Strength N/50mm 220 +/- 20%
MD Elongation % 90 +/- 20%
CD Tensile Strength N/50mm 150 +/- 20%
CD Elongation % 100 +/- 20%
MD Nail Tear N 57 +/- 20N
CD Nail Tear N 83 +/- 20N
MD Tear Strength N 55 +/- 20N
CD Tear Strength N 89 +/- 20N
Hydrostatic Head

cm H2O

>200 -
MVTR

g/m2/day

>1500 -

 

TLX6

 

TLX6 is a high performance non-breathable pallet cover, which gives exceptional protection for goods being shipped between both 2-8°C and 15-25°C. The silver outer surfaces of TLX 6 incorporate a low-emissivity non-breathable surface designed to reflect over 97% of thermal radiation over the measured spectral range.

  • 6 hrs protection (45°C ambient temp)
  • 11mm thick cover
  • reflects over 97% of thermal radiation
  • High performance wadding insulation core
  • Waterproof
  • Exceptional protection from extreme temperatures
  • Used for perishables, chemical and pharmaceutical shipments
  • 1-2 minutes to fit, available in all standard pallet sizes from stock

 

FABRIC DATA

 

UNITS

 

DATA

Basis Weight

g/m2

380

Thickness

mm

11

Core R value

m2K/W

 0.3

Hydrostatic Head

cm H2O

>200

Emissivity

-

 0.16



TLX PMC & PAG

Gives short-wave solar radiation protection to temperature sensitive goods when exposed to direct sunlight conditions.

The entire product can be recycled, is breathable and waterproof allowing the exchange of air and water vapour through the material, this helps the internal moisture levels within the pallet not to reach harmful levels. This technology is combined with a brilliant white outer skin which reflects the greatest amount of the visible spectrum solar radiation possible, one of the most important factors responsible for temperature excursions during transportation.

PERFORMANCE:

TLX2 Cargo Covers provide excellent protection against:

  • Temperature excursions by protecting your products from solar radiation and extreme ambient temperatures, The brilliant white surface is the most effective solution against direct sunlight conditions.
  • Prevents damage caused by rain, snow and insects.
  • Harmful gases and vapours, condensation damage. TLX2 is breathable and waterproof, it allows gases and vapours to pass through the product removing the risk of condensation and other hazards inside the pallet.
  • Theft or tampering by offering an effective first defence to your shipments.  

BENEFITS:

  • Recyclable: TLX2 can be recycled, simply store and take to your local recycling centre.
  • Stops temperature excursions on the tarmac.
  • Protects your goods from temperature excursions, theft, rain, snow, frost, humidity 
  • Easy to use 1mm thick lightweight breathable covers install or remove quickly and easily

FABRIC UNITS TARGET TOLERANCE
Basis Weight

g/m2

95 +/- 5%
MD Tensile Strength N/50mm 220 +/- 20%
MD Elongation % 90 +/- 20%
CD Tensile Strength N/50mm 150 +/- 20%
CD Elongation % 100 +/- 20%
MD Nail Tear N 57 +/- 20N
CD Nail Tear N 83 +/- 20N
MD Tear Strength N 55 +/- 20N
CD Tear Strength N 89 +/- 20N
Hydrostatic Head

cm H2O

>200 -
MVTR

g/m2/day

>1500 -

 

 

TLX Wrap

TLX Wrap is a high performance thin reflective insulation used to combat the effects extreme cold and heat can have on temperature sensitive products, it can be effectively utilised for temperatures as low as -20°C to +40°C.

For short range protection, the product is made up of 11 layers combining convection inhibitors, low emissivity layers and high performance insulation.

  • 30mm thick high performance reflective insulation
  • 11 layers
  • Lightweight. Easy to handle and fit
  • 1.2m x 10m rolls

Width 1200mm
Length 1000mm
Tickness 30mm
Yield 12m²
Weight 545 g/m²
Core R Value 0.91 m²K/W
Emissivity 0.05
Water vapour resistance μ > 300,000

 

TLX Fibre-Flex PCM

The Air and Ocean Freight Solution

The world’s first Phase Change Material (PCM) belt system incorporating Fibre-Flex Technology, specially designed for bot air and ocean freight shipments. This unique product moulds to any shape is lightweight, thin and remains flexible even when frozen. TLX FibreFlex PCM belts are designed to protect goods during power-off at port and stop temperature excursions. The system can be utilised in a large variety of applications to keep temperature sensitive products within either 15-25°C or 2-8°C range.

  • Ideal for sea container and air shipments
  • PCM available in 15-25°C or 2-8°C range
  • 3mm thick, 4 belts per pallet
  • Ultra-lightweight
  • PCM held in position vertically or horizontally
  • 18 PCM systems per euro pallet for shipping

PCM 15-25 UNITS MANUFACTURER DATA
Melting Temp ºC 21
Freezing Temp ºC 19
Latent heat, melting kJ/kg 190

 

PCM 2-8 UNITS MANUFACTURER DATA
Melting Temp ºC 6.5
Freezing Temp ºC 5
Latent heat, melting kJ/kg 190

International patent application Nos. PCT/GB2018/050286 & PCT/GB2018/050638

UK patent application No. 1718276.7

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