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    I agree with your assessment of PVE based on the...

    I agree with your assessment of PVE based on the chemical structures. This article also shows some data supporting these claims:
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    Still Flushing with R-22? Do you own a bank

    Still Flushing with R-22? Do you own a bank
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    First off if you have an ECM motor in the newer...

    First off if you have an ECM motor in the newer units, then after it fails, which wonít take very long, you will want to use QwikSwap not QwikSEER+ to replace the ECM motor with a variable speed...
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    First off if you have an ECM motor in the newer...

    First off if you have an ECM motor in the newer units, then after it fails, which won’t take very long, you will want to use QwikSwap not QwikSEER+ to replace the ECM motor with a variable speed...
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    Sealants

    We have done a lot of testing on sealants, they are all about the same formulation or a derivation of the original patent awarded in 1989 to a Mr. Joseph J. Packo U.S. patent number 4,237,172

    We...
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    Yes Moisture in the air will ruin the oil

    Be careful about moisture, the old mineral oils could only hold about 25 parts per million (PPM) moisture but POE oil can hold 2500 PPM moisture, thatís 100 times more moisture and AB and PVE...
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    We are the manufacturer, go to the website, you...

    We are the manufacturer, go to the website, you will see independent data that we are the best at flushing, but we are also the least expensive, by a wide margin, since we make this ourselves in our...
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    Be careful it is flammable and toxic. Worse of...

    Be careful it is flammable and toxic. Worse of all it is full of moisture. I would use a real flushing agent.
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    We are the manufacturer of Qwik System Flush: -...

    We are the manufacturer of Qwik System Flush: - The two pound can should flush up to a 10 ton system, the one pound can will flush up to 5 tons. Use Nitrogen before and after, stop when output is...
  10. We are the manufacturer of QwikLugs, and happy to...

    We are the manufacturer of QwikLugs, and happy to hear you all like them. Please change all three, since if one fails the other two are probably not in great condition and you don't want a call...
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    It will. If the blower motor is an ECM Constant...

    It will. If the blower motor is an ECM Constant Torque (X-13 type) use a QwikSwap instead of QwikSEER. Both available at every trade supply house. All QwikProducts are Made in the USA - YEA!!!!
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    QwikSEER and QwikSWAP work on fixed Orifice (cap...

    QwikSEER and QwikSWAP work on fixed Orifice (cap tube) or TXV.EXV systems. If you have a failed X-13 (Constant Torque ECM Motor) then use QwikSwap to replace the ECM motor (operating at a constant...
  13. Thread: A/C Renew

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    John, Thanks for the Information. I also just...

    John,
    Thanks for the Information. I also just received a clogged TCV from Ricky Glasgow and we are hoping to be able to extract some residue for analysis.
    We will keep you posted on what we find....
  14. Thread: A/C Renew

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    Thanks again, I will post what the chemical...

    Thanks again, I will post what the chemical analysis shows.
    Bob
  15. Thread: A/C Renew

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    Thanks so much, please send the fouled TXV to...

    Thanks so much, please send the fouled TXV to Mainstream Engineering Corp, 200 Yellow Place, Rockledge, FL 32955 Attention Bob Scaringe. Also please go on our Qwik.com website and pick out one of...
  16. Thread: A/C Renew

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    We are not the manufacturer and I don't know if...

    We are not the manufacturer and I don't know if it the FIX works or not. Just trying to get a sample to analyze, since that will answer a lot of questions. Manufacturer has not provided us a...
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    Can anyone supply any of this dark gunk, only...

    Can anyone supply any of this dark gunk, only need a drop or two OR a piece of tubing or clogged TXV, we can get the stuff out an analyze. Could really use your help.
  18. Thread: A/C Renew

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    Please Help TXV Clogging It appears that the...

    Please Help
    TXV Clogging
    It appears that the TXV is not the root cause of this problem. Chemical and metallurgical experts claim to have “determined that a chemical reaction (hydrolysis or...
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    Great question But if you think about it, if the...

    Great question
    But if you think about it, if the latent load is high and you slow the fan down the evaporator temperature does not drop.as fast as when the latent load is low because more of the...
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    Rick, Yes. QwikSEER+ will handle the change...

    Rick,

    Yes.
    QwikSEER+ will handle the change in latent/sensible loading automatically. You see when there is more latent load, it can slow the fan down more (without a significant drop in coil...
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    Rick, We are actually not trying to hold the...

    Rick,
    We are actually not trying to hold the evaporator temperature constant, rather we are minimizing the power consumption. The heat removed by the evaporator will always match the heat carried...
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    Mark, Actually, the QwikSEER+ board is very...

    Mark,

    Actually, the QwikSEER+ board is very different from a product such as the Fan Handler or the ICM CC750. These devices, (both ICM CC750 and Fan Handler) are variable speed drives that...
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    Rick, This is Bob Scaringe from Mainstream...

    Rick,
    This is Bob Scaringe from Mainstream Engineering the maker of all QwikProducts including the QwikSEER+. Basically what we are doing with the QwikSEER+ is a poor-mans version of a continually...
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    Rubbing alcohol has lots of water in it so in...

    Rubbing alcohol has lots of water in it so in addition to being flammable it also adds water into the line set making evacuation slower
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    No Qwik System Flush will not bother the...

    No Qwik System Flush will not bother the reversing valve
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    Great You will also find it cost quite a bit...

    Great
    You will also find it cost quite a bit less money which is aways good
    Bob
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    Yes We also make the QwikLug terminal repair...

    Yes
    We also make the QwikLug terminal repair kit, QwikCheck acid test kit, QwikShot acid treatment, a mold test kit and a bunch more.
    I think you will find the System flush works better than...
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    Bill I will send out a starter kit on Monday...

    Bill
    I will send out a starter kit on Monday
    Please let me know your thoughts after using it.
    Bob
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    Wish you would try QwikSystemFlush in the orange...

    Wish you would try QwikSystemFlush in the orange aerosol can. Independent tests show it works better and it cost quite a bit less! Send my your work address and I will send you a can to try for...
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    Let's be clear, I am not talking about any...

    Let's be clear, I am not talking about any flushing product except ours but if any manufacturer has any data to show QwikSystemFlush leaves a residue then I would like to see that data published so...
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    This is a great question. Look if the compressor...

    This is a great question. Look if the compressor manufacturers find any brand of flushing solution in their compressor they will invalidate the warrantee and they should since a flushing agent will...
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    As the manufacturer of QwikSystemFlush I will...

    As the manufacturer of QwikSystemFlush I will tell you if you have the time to do this it will certainly clean the lines but you have to recover and recycle the cleaning refrigerant and discard both...
  33. Thread: Acid-Away

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    QwikShot acid treatment works for all oils and...

    QwikShot acid treatment works for all oils and refrigerants since it just accelerates the transport of the acid to the filter drier instead of neutralizing the acid. This is because the...
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    Just so you know there is no alcohol of any type...

    Just so you know there is no alcohol of any type in QwikSystemFlush and of you check out the independent test results done by both a university and a testing lab they both show that it is better at...
  35. Alcohol is a cosolvent and will remove water but...

    Alcohol is a cosolvent and will remove water but most alcohols are not 100% (200 proof) but are diluted with water, even the denatured alcohols. Much better off using a flushing product and Qwik...
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    Condenser pads

    Anyone have trouble with the local building department when using prefabricated pads?
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    I am not going to try and convince you that...

    I am not going to try and convince you that QwikChecks work because your mind is made up but I will give you some science. There are two types of acid: Organic (which are mild) and are always present...
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    Anyone who puts that stuff in a system is crazy...

    Anyone who puts that stuff in a system is crazy
    Those sealers fall into two categories the automotive sealers swell the o rings to seal the IMACA fittings on the car and the HVAC leak sealers form a...
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    I would not put that stuff on your hands or...

    I would not put that stuff on your hands or breathe the vapors
    Read the MSDS
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    No issues same stability limits as POE or...

    No issues same stability limits as POE or refrigerants
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    Thanks for the input

    Thanks for the input
  42. Thread: Freon

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    Actually 410A is a better choice. It is a...

    Actually 410A is a better choice. It is a azetropic blend so it behaves a a single fluid meaning it can be topped off and it provides higher efficiency. However, it requires a larger condenser and...
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    Yes, But do not add it to the system until after...

    Yes, But do not add it to the system until after it is charged. If the compressor has a crankcase heater operate that during evacuation and perform a triple evacuation before charging. After the...
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    Is JWB the only one seeing this problem We are...

    Is JWB the only one seeing this problem
    We are trying to gauge how big an issue this is
    Feedback please
  45. Thread: Freon

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    [QUOTE=rayr;12288191] Ray You are of course...

    [QUOTE=rayr;12288191]

    Ray
    You are of course right thanks for the correction
    Bib
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    Great questions and discussion First a bit of...

    Great questions and discussion

    First a bit of confusion
    There are two different products

    QwikShot is used to remove acid and water from operating systems. As I said it only accelerates the...
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    You are right some people can get a 100 on the...

    You are right some people can get a 100 on the test and know nothing about the field. That is because the test was written by guys who don't know anything about the field so they ask useless...
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    Professional members only This stuff is for...

    Professional members only
    This stuff is for professional use only
    I need a business address
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    As I have said before if anyone wants to try a...

    As I have said before if anyone wants to try a totally free can of Product YYZ send me a note and I will send you a free can
    One catch .... Write a review good or bad just agree to discuss your...
  50. Thread: Freon

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    The fun thing is DuPont will get us all to buy...

    The fun thing is DuPont will get us all to buy 1234yz which is just a close cousin to propane or butane but we can't use those less expensive refrigerants which are widely used in Europe because they...
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