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    Now that I think about it. I think it was a 90...

    Now that I think about it. I think it was a 90 bar that blew. Wouldn't ant to be around the 120.
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    It goes without saying but check the rating on...

    It goes without saying but check the rating on whatever components you are using. Allot of the Transcritical components max out at 120-140 bar working pressure. I guess theoretically you could test...
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    You might have one at the shop

    You might have one at the shop
  4. Thread: rack issues

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    Be careful lowering these set points too much. ...

    Be careful lowering these set points too much. Defrost and liquid flow are your primary concerns. Remember your mainly trying to keep this system limping along under less than ideal conditions. You...
  5. Thread: rack issues

    by cousteau
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    if you think you have too much condenser now that...

    if you think you have too much condenser now that you have reduced load you could try change rotation on first fan (backwards spin will move less air) and/or apply cardboard...that said i think there...
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    Hydronics is Hydronics. (More or Less) Since...

    Hydronics is Hydronics. (More or Less)
    Since these systems seem to be taking off in our industry I am going to put a small workshop together for supermarket techs that explains the fundamentals of...
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    Call a broker. Personally I would ship it. If...

    Call a broker.
    Personally I would ship it.
    If you want to take it across yourself make sure all your paperwork is in order before you go.
    If you are flagged at the border it makes it harder to...
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    I have had some bad experience with Russell...

    I have had some bad experience with Russell condensing units and high head problems.

    Lots of undersized condenser motors. They never trip the internal when you are there.:mad:

    I had one...
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    OK. I was staying out of this since it seems to...

    OK. I was staying out of this since it seems to have been beaten to death. But for anyone that’s still reading here is my 2cents.

    People are generally more comfortable surrounding themselves with...
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    So... 18 pages in and no ones showing their work?...

    So... 18 pages in and no ones showing their work?
    Possibly a new thread;)
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    My 2 cents for what its worth as an employer that...

    My 2 cents for what its worth as an employer that has a fairly large tattoo although it's covered with a short sleeve shirt.

    Keep yours covered for the interview. If your asked be honest and show...
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    I'm not sure if you can buy them. I have a few...

    I'm not sure if you can buy them. I have a few that have just always been around and I have made a few.
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    Funny. I have been off the tools over 10 years...

    Funny. I have been off the tools over 10 years and I still do this. Even when I am grocery shopping. Old habits die hard! :)

    Another vote for the Jr here. With the Scoop.
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    I use mostly Allen Bradley but there are lots of...

    I use mostly Allen Bradley but there are lots of others that should work fine
    Good luck!
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    I had a customer that we did this for in their...

    I had a customer that we did this for in their fish coolers. We had trouble as the box temp was too close to the ice temp and it was finicky to set up.
    We replaced the stats with photo eyes and had...
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    I cant seem to get the document to load. Here are...

    I cant seem to get the document to load. Here are the highlits on this topic.
    Come by the office and I will print you the rest.

    6. Pipe the water side using unions, since water cooled condensers ...
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    Oilburner, This is one of those topics that...

    Oilburner,

    This is one of those topics that seems to trigger lots of debate.

    Here is some reading for you from the manufacturer of the condenser.

    I this case I would say go with what they...
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    You have mail.

    You have mail.
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    If you want put your email address in you profile...

    If you want put your email address in you profile and I will send you an email.
    I am always looking for the "right" people and may have some openings coming up in construction.
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    Thanks Benncool. And all the best to you guys...

    Thanks Benncool.
    And all the best to you guys South of our border on the 4th.:)
  21. Thread: comtrol

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    These should keep you busy for a while :D I have...

    These should keep you busy for a while :D
    I have more detailed ones that are too big to post. If you dont get them from someone else here let me know and I will email em.
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    If I dig way deep in my brain I remember working...

    If I dig way deep in my brain I remember working on some Hussmann racks years ago that used LED's for status indicator lights on the rack panel. There were circuit boards associated with powering...
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    You might be thinking about Enviroguard version 1...

    You might be thinking about Enviroguard version 1 where the mechanical SPR is more of a regulator style valve hooked up to a "bulb" or sensor under the condenser. There is a formula for converting...
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    It might be worth checking the calibration on her...

    It might be worth checking the calibration on her Thermometer and stat.
    I might be off track here.. :confused:but are you asking if this needs a defrost timer. If you are. It does.
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    I spent a few weeks in Italy a couple years ago....

    I spent a few weeks in Italy a couple years ago. The place I stayed at had a book on Pizza. Long story short they use a real simple sauce.
    I just pick up some good quality tinned whole tomatoes. The...
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    Hey Wulfbane, Stick with it you have made a good...

    Hey Wulfbane,
    Stick with it you have made a good choice if trades is what you want to do.
    As a refrigeration mechanic in BC you will be one of the highest paid trades in the country.
    If you excel...
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    Here is a link with the Tyler manulal that...

    Here is a link with the Tyler manulal that explains Enviroguard fairly well.

    www.tylerrefrigeration.com/mechanical/5806448_TylerMSD-ISManual-lowrez.pdf

    You have Enviroguard version 3 which...
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    I emailed you a manual. Hopefully you get it this...

    I emailed you a manual. Hopefully you get it this file is kind of big.
    I agree with these guys. Sounds like a good opportunity to propose some upgrades.
    Good Luck:)
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    Are you looking for something specific? I have a...

    Are you looking for something specific? I have a fair bit...but not all.
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    Here it is And in case anyone is wondering. I am...

    Here it is
    And in case anyone is wondering. I am am not that old. Just have the book.:D
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    I emailed you a spec sheet. Sombody tell me how...

    I emailed you a spec sheet.
    Sombody tell me how to post PDFS and I will post it.
  32. Thread: help

    by cousteau
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    Thanks for the reply. I think I am all good so I...

    Thanks for the reply.
    I think I am all good so I will keep waiting patiently.
  33. Thread: help

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    Hey Admin, Sounds like you guys are swamped with...

    Hey Admin,
    Sounds like you guys are swamped with this.
    I was not going to bug you but since we are on topic how long does it usually take.
    I applied a few weeks ago.
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    Your setting actually sound close to me if this...

    Your setting actually sound close to me if this system is designed to run at this head pressure and it may be.
    That said I am not familiar with the Encore controller and don't fully understand your...
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    Just a suggestion but you might want to make sure...

    Just a suggestion but you might want to make sure what you are looking at is actually an equalizer line.
    Some Tyler racks have a hot gas return manifold that needs to be piped up to the condenser....
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    Hey RackTech, Hats off to you for sticking with...

    Hey RackTech,
    Hats off to you for sticking with this an putting in a good effort to try and get it fixed but honestly I think your starting spin your wheels here and a fresh pair of eyes might help....
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    The power of ice formation never ceases to amaze...

    The power of ice formation never ceases to amaze me.
    I have a few samples of pipe here that I keep from past failures to show new guys. Its hard to believe until you actually see it.
    Not sure if...
  38. Well I can t say I agree with you guys but I will...

    Well I can t say I agree with you guys but I will leave it at that.
    I suppose the important thing is the common pressure. The flow through the 2vales will probably never be 50/50 no matter how you...
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    Here is the link.

    http://www.parker.com/literature/Literature%20Files/Parker.com/Literature/Sporlan/Sporlan%20pdf%20files/Sporlan%20pdf%20090/SD-126.pdf

    And a note quoted from the instructions...
  40. OK. Either I am missing something here or you...

    OK. Either I am missing something here or you guys just do it different than I would.
    I am assuming the following so ignore everything I say if the setup is something different than this.
    These are...
  41. I am curious as to what you would consider the...

    I am curious as to what you would consider the factory setting to be?
    Also I based my comment assuming that these are on the same circuit and piped in parallel for increased capacity.
  42. The important thing is to turn them both the same...

    The important thing is to turn them both the same amount of turns.
    Turn them both all the way in and count the turns as you back them off keeping them the same.
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    Agreed. Seems to be the common opinion here and...

    Agreed.
    Seems to be the common opinion here and I remember so well having this beat into me when I went to school way back when.
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    I get this question almost every time I hire a...

    I get this question almost every time I hire a new mechanic so I will tell you what I tell them.
    There is no one book that is going to tell you all you need to know.
    The problem is there are so...
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    Its good that you checked all those valves for...

    Its good that you checked all those valves for correct operation but you may have found it easier to take a pressure dop reading on the system when it is in defrost. For that matter take some when...
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    Oops Double post

    Oops Double post
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    Two things I would check. Make sure you have the...

    Two things I would check.
    Make sure you have the pressure differential across actual system. There may be a local system valve or check valve hanging up not giving you the full differential across...
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    A while back (way back)I had some trouble with...

    A while back (way back)I had some trouble with these type of valves. Store wanted to run a couple months without loading the cases. The valves would not settle down with such a light load and a cool...
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    How about a MIG...Just Kidding:D

    How about a MIG...Just Kidding:D
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    Just a guess here but probably a good one....

    Just a guess here but probably a good one.
    Workers dont like the cold air blowing on them so they block the coils with cardboard.

    No air flow
    Floodback
    Liquid Slug
    Bang Bang Bang
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