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    If you're going to go to all that trouble, why...

    If you're going to go to all that trouble, why not just use air cooled condensers? What I mean is, after the water softener is installed (with all its' added cost) wouldn't a business just be better...
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    Water cooled condensing in hard water areas

    I'm wondering...I know that water cooled condensing is much more efficient than air cooled (I can't quantify it, but that's what I've been taught). Anyway, I also know that in areas where the water...
  3. Thread: NH3 at markets

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    Going out on a limb here, but i'm betting...

    Going out on a limb here, but i'm betting companies like Dupont will oppose use of NH3 for those very reasons.

    As far as R1234yf goes, if I worked for a car manufacturer I'd *love* a switch to...
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    Just out of curiousity...if a rack lost 200lbs of...

    Just out of curiousity...if a rack lost 200lbs of NH3, how great a danger would that pose to people around the store? I know it's heavier than air, but have no perspective about how dangerous it...
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    I'm guessing the descaler won't damage the...

    I'm guessing the descaler won't damage the stainless because the steam generators are stainless...am I wrong?
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    I don't have as much experience as most other...

    I don't have as much experience as most other guys here, but...

    Isn't your suction pressure a little high? You should set it 7-10 degrees *cooler* that your walk in's set point. You should have a...
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    scale in steam table wells

    Anybody here know of a good chemical (and technique) for getting scale off steam table pans without damaging the stainless steel? I'm thinking of using rational "special descaler" and scrubbing with...
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    NH3 at markets

    I'm wondering how many here think ammonia will someday be used as a primary refrigerant in grocery stores? Obviously not for a direct x system, but as a primary to cool some secondary like glycol,...
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    That's the thing...it makes it stick for me too...

    That's the thing...it makes it stick for me too and makes me actually understand what I'm doing, rather than be a parts changer. In the classes I've taken, it's always something like "o.k. poeple,...
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    Agreed, and will do so. :cheers:

    Agreed, and will do so. :cheers:
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    I am sorry this thread devolved into what it has....

    I am sorry this thread devolved into what it has. It was my fault.

    So...let's get back to some good old fashioned reverse electrical/mechanical engineering. : )
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    Yep, keep laughing at guys who are hungry to...

    Yep, keep laughing at guys who are hungry to learn. Keep laughing...
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    No, it won't be tough to do. Because i'll know...

    No, it won't be tough to do. Because i'll know what i'm doing, and can do what I need to do in less time. And the company i work for will take your account once they see me work.
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    Keep saying that when someone like me gets...

    Keep saying that when someone like me gets promoted over your a@@. :munching:
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    It is exactly this kind of non sequitur, self...

    It is exactly this kind of non sequitur, self promoting drivel which makes me want to give up online discussion forums completely. But I don't, because there are people out there that want to learn...
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    Itsiceman, no prob and I totally understand where...

    Itsiceman, no prob and I totally understand where you're coming from. It's just that, I have enough education and experience that it kind of rankles me being treated with kid gloves. But I know that...
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    I was 70-80 feet away when I threw the switch. I...

    I was 70-80 feet away when I threw the switch. I got all my info from putting a video recorder in front of the compressor, my meter, and the pot. relay.

    I appreciate your concern, but I also...
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    It has taught me a lot... One thing I wish I...

    It has taught me a lot...

    One thing I wish I could to is vary the frequency of the power going to the compressor. But I don't have a vfd or the money for a vfd....I wonder if I could build...
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    I actually took the plastic housing off the...

    I actually took the plastic housing off the potential relay to get a better look at how it works. It's pretty simplistic. I even stuck a little stick in between the lifting assembly that connects...
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    It's way higher...like 440v...

    It's way higher...like 440v...
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    When the unit was wired correctly it drew roughly...

    When the unit was wired correctly it drew roughly 4 amps on each leg of power. I experimented a little and disconnected the run cap from the circuit entirely (but kept the start cap). The compressor...
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    potential relays

    I have a scrap tecumseh compressor, it's start cap and run cap, and the potential relay. I wired it up to 240v at my house and it runs fine (unit was abandoned during a remodel and I was allowed to...
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    Cool videos of scroll compressor

    Don't know if this guy's videos have been posted before, but apparently he's a refrigeration mechanic from Australia who also runs a scrap metal business. He cuts open old compressors, accumulators,...
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    Totally...my eyes were wide opened when I saw the...

    Totally...my eyes were wide opened when I saw the state of the wells for our cases when I first started...partially plugged up cond. drains and THICK slime growing on top. That's all changed now, but...
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    Cleaning evap coils in display cases

    I'm wondering how often the refrigeration mechanics here recommend cleaning evap coils for display cases? Every time I've taken the back panel off to look at an evap coil in one of our cases it is...
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