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  1. Just curious, what is the model and S/N: of the...

    Just curious, what is the model and S/N: of the compressor?
  2. Irascible, The heater is constructed of...

    Irascible,
    The heater is constructed of resistance wire embedded in a ceramic cover which is encased in a brass shell and is about 4 inches long. Regular drill bits will not drill out the ceramic...
  3. I don't believe Copeland offers a rebuild kit for...

    I don't believe Copeland offers a rebuild kit for the disc type valve plates. They actually make it difficult to take those plates apart, because they don't want you to do it. They use tamper...
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    Dave1234, Sure you can do it, but only if you...

    Dave1234,
    Sure you can do it, but only if you have the proper tools. I've never found a cylinder that has run for any length of time that doesn't need to be oversized, so lets start there. You...
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    And THAT'S the rest of the story, thanks! It...

    And THAT'S the rest of the story, thanks! It does take more time to determine the cause of failure by pulling heads and housings in the field, especially when you have calls stacked up waiting for...
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    Sorry to be jumping in late like this, but I do...

    Sorry to be jumping in late like this, but I do have some thoughts. First of all, the cylinder walls don't look that bad. We have torn down 100's of Carlyle 06E compressors, and believe me, your...
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    I don't think that's copper plating at all. The...

    I don't think that's copper plating at all. The valve reed material sometimes takes on a color like that from normal operation, I see it all the time. If it was copper plating then the cylinder...
  8. Thread: Oil foaming

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    Just out of curiosity, what model compressor is...

    Just out of curiosity, what model compressor is it?
  9. Thread: Oil foaming

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    Just remember, liquid refrigerant is a solvent,...

    Just remember, liquid refrigerant is a solvent, and when it mixes with the oil it prevents the oil from lubricating the running gear of the compressor. The oil pump will pump this diluted oil into...
  10. Thread: Green oil?

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    In my experience green oil is a sign of acid in...

    In my experience green oil is a sign of acid in the system. When a hermetic motor burns one of the by products of the burn out is acid. Some of you may have seen this on semi hermetics when you...
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    PHM, Specifically in the materials used. Wire...

    PHM,
    Specifically in the materials used. Wire is wire, but after that the slot insulation, lead wire, and even the varnish used have to be compatible with refrigerants. Every so often we'll see a...
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    Great question! We do all casting work in house...

    Great question! We do all casting work in house - cylinder boring, cylinder sleeving, line boring, whatever. We also do our own surface grinding of valve plates (when possible), and occasionally...
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    Low temp 06D Carlyle compressors have contoured...

    Low temp 06D Carlyle compressors have contoured piston heads that match the profile of the suction reeds to minimize re-expanded gas. The valve plate is also slanted on the discharge side to make it...
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    JW.G, I couldn't agree with you more. I hate to...

    JW.G,
    I couldn't agree with you more. I hate to admit it, but I think there are still some "rebuild" shops today that do the work that you describe. Unfortunately they ruin it for the rest of us...
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    This is a good thread because it gives me an...

    This is a good thread because it gives me an opportunity to point something out. There is a difference between rebuilding a compressor and remanufacturing one, as most of you guys are aware. ...
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    Darn it guys, The 5H - 6L Carrier line is my...

    Darn it guys,
    The 5H - 6L Carrier line is my absolute FAVORITE compressor and I was really looking forward to being a part of this thread, until I found out it the original post WAS FROM 2004!!! ...
  17. The suction strainer in a Copeland 6DJ is bolted...

    The suction strainer in a Copeland 6DJ is bolted inside the end bell of the compressor. Looking down into the suction opening you will only see the top of the suction screen pan, not the screens...
  18. Sorry Art, no videos, just what I've learned over...

    Sorry Art, no videos, just what I've learned over the years. Thanks for asking though.
    Ray
  19. It sounds possible that the heat is coming from...

    It sounds possible that the heat is coming from inside the compressor. If there are no high to low side leaks then you can eliminate the discharge valves on the valve plate. Because it is a disc...
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    Many of you guys know by now that my company...

    Many of you guys know by now that my company re-manufactures compressors and I just HAVE to point out that it's true, even the FACTORY ships bad compressors occasionally. Personally, I know that we...
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    Copeland and Carlyle semi hermetics require 150...

    Copeland and Carlyle semi hermetics require 150 oil. Carrier open drives are split, some require 150 and some 300. As PHM says, it often depends on the application to ensure good oil return. D/B...
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    This is an OLD thread guys, but just so ya know,...

    This is an OLD thread guys, but just so ya know, all D/B metics and Big Fours, as well as the old Multi Drives (if ANYBODY remembers those), had either the Dienes & Nuenkamp (D/N) long style or the...
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    Was the unloader added recently or is this an old...

    Was the unloader added recently or is this an old one that for some reason is now not working? By unloader kit do you mean the cylinder head, the valve plate, and the unloader valve? If the...
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    Never knew that ,thanks! You must be REALLY old!

    Never knew that ,thanks! You must be REALLY old!
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    Just a couple of things.........Copeland semi's,...

    Just a couple of things.........Copeland semi's, as well as all the other manufacturers, turn at 1750 rpm's, the same as all the tin cans. The old Chrysler Air Temps and the current Bitzer screw...
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    Parkeraustin, That's the "old style" 06E low...

    Parkeraustin,
    That's the "old style" 06E low temp valve plate. It used to be the standard low temp plate for everything until Carlyle came out with the new design plate (which in my opinion isn't...
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    We sell quite a few valve plates in the Detroit...

    We sell quite a few valve plates in the Detroit MI area and air freight gets it to you the next day. What plates specifically? We have a good stock of Copeland disc type and Carlyle refrigeration...
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    The factory tech is wrong, high temperatures have...

    The factory tech is wrong, high temperatures have nothing to do with breaking valves in a compressor. High discharge temps cause piston, ring, and cylinder wall damage, and will fail a compressor...
  29. Mrak, It sounds like you got the Dienes &...

    Mrak,
    It sounds like you got the Dienes & Nuenkamp pump and not the Tuthill one. The drive plate with the 3 pins is the weak link in that style pump. The pins over time will wear off one side and...
  30. rak, Every compressor has a device to limit oil...

    rak,
    Every compressor has a device to limit oil pump output pressure. If you plug the 1/4 mpt fitting that the relief screws into, the pump will shear the driveshaft tang off on start up. The...
  31. Just an FYI, Carrier also has long stroke...

    Just an FYI, Carrier also has long stroke versions of those machines. The model numbers change to a 5H46, 66, 86 and 126. Internally the extra capacity is achieved by a crankshaft and piston change...
  32. Chev5372, We've been remanufacturing compressors...

    Chev5372,
    We've been remanufacturing compressors since 1972 and the same goes for us. We have quite a few in the stores and know where they all are by the S/N. Carrier open drives really aren't...
  33. Lots of Kmarts in Michigan and Ohio are running...

    Lots of Kmarts in Michigan and Ohio are running them as well.
  34. We remanufacture these to this day. 5H 40's 60's...

    We remanufacture these to this day. 5H 40's 60's 80's and even 120's. Yep, 12 cylinder open drives. We also did a 6L120 this summer, which is a 12 cylinder SEMI HERMETIC. That thing was 6 feet...
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    jaybee, One thing thats really important is...

    jaybee,
    One thing thats really important is trying to determine why the old seal is leaking. Alot of the time it's because the main bearing behind the seal is worn out and if this is the case a new...
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    First try to find the liquid dilution problem...

    First try to find the liquid dilution problem that is robbing the oil of it's ability to lubricate properly. Otherwise, compressor #2 will have the same problem!
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    The copper shavings have to be from cutting the...

    The copper shavings have to be from cutting the suction and/or discharge lines some time in the past. The windings are made from high grade magnet wire that is formed into coils then covered with...
  38. No such thing as assembly oil that I'm aware of,...

    No such thing as assembly oil that I'm aware of, we just use good old 3G mineral oil. Everything is assembled and tested with 3G and then drained, stocked, and shipped dry. Our waste oil is great...
  39. In our shop our policy is to LIGHTLY oil the...

    In our shop our policy is to LIGHTLY oil the gaskets and install them IMMEDIATELY. The gaskets will expand if they are allowed to sit in oil for any length of time. Keep in mind that there are...
  40. Actually we do re-sleeve Copeland cylinders....

    Actually we do re-sleeve Copeland cylinders. Standard bore first goes to .020 oversize, then the next time the .020 goes to .030, and after that we have a choice. We either replace the casting or...
  41. Broken suction valves reduce compressors...

    Broken suction valves reduce compressors capacity, like an unloader would. Nothing inside the compressor is likely to be damaged. Broken discharge valves on the other hand will cause the piston pin...
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    The E body Copeland is an air cooled compressor...

    The E body Copeland is an air cooled compressor with the suction valve mounted on the side of the cylinder block. Suction gas is drawn directly into the cylinders unlike suction cooled compressors...
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    Good for you, The handhole connection is...

    Good for you,
    The handhole connection is preferred for reading oil pressure anyway. You should tell your customer that you provided an upgrade to his compressor!
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    My advise only works if you are using a spiral...

    My advise only works if you are using a spiral style EZ Out, I've never had any luck with the fluted type. A broken EZ Out is a problem because it is a hard metal and it is very difficult to get a...
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    Fan curve, DO NOT try to weld the port shut, it...

    Fan curve,
    DO NOT try to weld the port shut, it won't work! Tap the EZ Out into the fitting with a hammer to seat it firmly in the fitting and then turn it CLOCKWISE to remove it. Now take your...
  46. Bitzers And Carlyles are both screws but in the...

    Bitzers And Carlyles are both screws but in the small HP style that I am familiar with (30 to 50 HP), the internal construction is different. Also, Bitzers (and possibly Carlyle) are all 3600 rpm...
  47. Well, One reply. Wish I could help but we only...

    Well,
    One reply. Wish I could help but we only reman recips and Bitzer screws. I have very limited knowledge of Carlyle screws but your right, somebody should have responded. Good Luck!
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    Sorry yes, they are WOUND right into the phases...

    Sorry yes, they are WOUND right into the phases of the winding and cannot be replaced except by rewinding the motor and installing new ones.
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    Disconnect all the wires from the overload...

    Disconnect all the wires from the overload terminal posts. The overloads should not have any ohm reading to the motor terminals. If you do then the sensors inside have somehow shorted to the motor...
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    That is an 8 cylinder semi hermetic that used to...

    That is an 8 cylinder semi hermetic that used to be called a 6L83 for you old timers. Normal oil pressure in the 6L machines is 40 to 60 psi above suction. The oil safety should be set at 18 +/_ 1...
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