Know the Equipment
- SERVICE HOTLINE. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;11/06/2000, Vol. 211 Issue 10, p24
Presents answers to questions related to the maintenance and repair of refrigeration equipment. Calculation of the proper cubic-feet-per-minute of a blower unit; Fixing condensation problems.
- The Creepin' Crud. Pike, Bill // Power & Motoryacht;Jul2009, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p22
The article offers suggestions by the author for keeping a raw-water cooling system clean. The author states that if the exhaust port of the system gets destroyed, then the impeller in the raw-water pump should be changed. According to the author, the heat exchangers should be kept free-flowing....
- Why clean tubes? // DEMM: Engineering & Manufacturing;Sep2010, p24
The article discusses the importance of cleaning the tube surfaces of tube-type heat exchanger devices and explains how tube data and type of deposit becomes a factor in selecting tube cleaning equipment.
- SERVICE HOTLINE. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;12/04/2000, Vol. 211 Issue 14, p32
Responds to queries on maintenance and repair of refrigeration machinery. Restoration of a 50-year-old General Electric monitor top refrigerator; Handling of burnout using Rx11-flush; Source of information on saturated liquid and vapor properties for refrigerants.
- Reliability wins with chiller maintenance. Coe, Barry // ACR News: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration News;Aug2014, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p25
The article discusses the importance for businesses to perform regular chiller maintenance to ensure the reliability of their systems. Topics covered include the areas of application for chillers, the elements of a good chiller maintenance effort, and the benefits of a regular maintenance. The...
- COOL WEATHER SAVINGS. Bailey, Peter F.; Joncas, Walt; Dodge, Greg // ASHRAE Journal;Aug2011, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p48
The article focuses on the repair of the chiller used at Pizzagalli Properties LLC medical building in South Burlington, Vermont. It says that the chiller dropped its temperature below 25 degree Fahrenheit (Â°F), and encountered problems with its compressors. It features the performed systems...
- Mind Your Refrigeration Systems, Part I. PAPAR, RIYAZ // Chemical Processing (0009-2630);Feb2016, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p14
The article discusses fluid management on chiller and refrigeration systems in petrochemical plants. Topics discussed include the need to manage the fluids that circulate through the system such as the refrigerant, oil and water, the importance of periodically sampling the refrigerant in the...
- Combo machines needed for vacuum pump/recovery. Wheeler, Jim // Contractor Magazine;Dec95, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p20
Discusses equipment requirements for servicing air conditioners. Difficulty of lugging around large amounts of equipment; Requirements enforced by the Clean Air Act; Need for vacuum pumps.
- Rules of thumb helpful in estimating and troubleshooting. Christopherson, Norm // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/03/96, Vol. 198 Issue 5, p14
Argues that air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration service technicians must use rules of thumb to determine if a system is operating properly. Airflow; Refrigeration and air conditioning; Building air pressure; Water; Cooling capacity rules of thumb.