Valve Selection Crucial in System Design

October 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2011, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p50
The article discusses the significance of valve selection in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat-pump system design. It states that designers and manufactures should determine the process to be used in run testing, charging, and evacuating their system as well as the cost, flow rate, and ease-of-use. It cites several tools that could be used for introducing liquid, gas, and air into the system including high-flow valves, Schrader-style valves, and valve quick-connection system.


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