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    The only 0 clearance is used on the roller...

    The only 0 clearance is used on the roller bearing version. Otherwise like said above 8-14...
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    Yeah your right...but not all systems are a...

    Yeah your right...but not all systems are a building with an air handler. My system is over 90 acres, comfort cooling, scientific testing, recearch, etc... what the site demands for flow will not...
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    I think all of the new ones are coming with a...

    I think all of the new ones are coming with a Godzilla action figure and a free comic book.
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    Its nothing to due with the "R-11". An open...

    Its nothing to due with the "R-11". An open driven machine with liquid level controls can run as low as 45' tower water in certain conditions. It all depends on what chiller...make and model, what it...
  5. Thread: CVHE 320

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    Just a shot...Is there alot of oil in the...

    Just a shot...Is there alot of oil in the refrigerant by chance?
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    I would say yes somewhat. In my site I have about...

    I would say yes somewhat. In my site I have about 16,000 ton at full load. There is comfort cooling, process, and research and development. Particularly in the mild weather the flow that the site...
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    One on the sites I take care of have a decoupled...

    One on the sites I take care of have a decoupled system. I have read and thought about the vfd/dp contrlos before. The part I wonder about the thinking behind the varible primary system. The problem...
  8. Ja and Jb's were not bad machines until they went...

    Ja and Jb's were not bad machines until they went to mexico. I work at JCI now and was at carrier before. I argue all the time with the techs and management about chiller control. The chiller should...
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    Little tight for a teardown...service isnt always...

    Little tight for a teardown...service isnt always thought out.
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    I work JCI. For now...

    I work JCI. For now...
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    I was told to contact them for some Carrier parts...

    I was told to contact them for some Carrier parts right when all of it went down. They laughed and said, nothing but York here...cant help you there. Its a mess. It would be one thing if they came...
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    If you think the level sensor is bad disable it...

    If you think the level sensor is bad disable it on a comfort link machine or just disconnect on a pic machine...they will run off of discharge superheat.
    Then replace if needed.
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    When all of this started and over the past...

    When all of this started and over the past several months I have been wondering how it went in other parts of the country....I truly now think its the same. The dispatcher issues, management, this...
  14. Thread: 19 XR

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    As far as I knew there is only a stop/major for a...

    As far as I knew there is only a stop/major for a 19xl...Then get the service bullitens for the xr for the updates, like impeller setup. I tried to gain access to the HVAC site but cannot get a...
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    There was another kick in the teeth this...

    There was another kick in the teeth this week....one of the assets left was the chiller parts engineering for JCI. Well they pulled the plug on that friday, no one in the entire office kney it had...
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    If you pull the gas I would check the collesent...

    If you pull the gas I would check the collesent filter. I have had several bust loose or blow out the O ring on the earlier design.
  17. Thread: 16ha

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    I agree...if youy down to low enough to start...

    I agree...if youy down to low enough to start temprature plotting will tell the tale. The temprature relationship does not change...well most of the time.
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    If you have a motor shop with a PDMA you can...

    If you have a motor shop with a PDMA you can really see what your conditions are....rotor, stator, leakage across and to neutral, rotor center can even be detected showing some bearing issues, true...
  19. Thread: CVHE Motor

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    I just had a rotor re barred at XCEL. They did...

    I just had a rotor re barred at XCEL. They did the roter, dipped the stator, balanced the wheels and assembely, replaced the bearings, and ran it (4160 volt). Its able to rig and set upon...
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    I have some pins that were machined to guide the...

    I have some pins that were machined to guide the sump. Theres about .010" clearance on the pins to the bore.
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    The big issue with not being built like the old...

    The big issue with not being built like the old days is one biggie.....Electrical effencicy. The new equipment KW per ton compaired to the old days is night and day. In the matter of a few years they...
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    The last I heard on them was a foreign company...

    The last I heard on them was a foreign company had the rites....I think FES had it for a while and sold it to them. I know carrier started making 17DA's again a few years ago. Some ideas are timeless.
  23. Thread: 19XRV GPM

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    It is in the product manual...There is three...

    It is in the product manual...There is three books. One, the service operation and maintence, two, the product describtion, and three, the installation. The origional design data sheet will have the...
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    I will get a few pics of one tomorow..

    I will get a few pics of one tomorow..
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    Most would be suprised how many 17 MPS machines...

    Most would be suprised how many 17 MPS machines are still out there. The process world is its niche.
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    Most of you York chiller parts should come from...

    Most of you York chiller parts should come from the parts group in Baltimore...I wouldnt buy them locally either.
  27. Thread: 30HXC chiller

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    The only "software" available is service tool....

    The only "software" available is service tool. It's not a troubleshooting program....anything you can do with it you can do with the navagator (for the most part).
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    We had a 1200 ton YS apart last year...it was...

    We had a 1200 ton YS apart last year...it was half the cost as opposed to purchasing a swapout. My only 2 cents is if its tore up dont waste your time. If it preventative or minor (like vibration...
  29. Thread: ABB VFD

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    I agree..place a seperate ground. There could be...

    I agree..place a seperate ground. There could be some looping going on. Your three loads probally dont have the only leakage to groung and neutral.
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    The easiest way to get the stop/major spec for a...

    The easiest way to get the stop/major spec for a guy in your position is to contact your carrier salesman. Usually you can get whatever lit. you need. They dont want to piss of a potential future...
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    The only wat the Delta T will rise is less...

    The only wat the Delta T will rise is less flow/or blockage. Approach if the difference from condensing temp to leaving condenser temp, it is a heat transfer issue. The XRV with that light of a load...
  32. Thread: JCI/YORK

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    Its all a mess right now. The one thing we have...

    Its all a mess right now. The one thing we have been told that it will end up as one. What dictates shops merging is location. We have a big JCI shop and a fairly good size York shop pretty close...
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    Believe me, theres no different book available on...

    Believe me, theres no different book available on the 30 series besides the SOM book thats current. There was a "not for distribution" what if scenario packet that was out that covered alot of issues...
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    oil heaters

    When operating conditions are within design parameters there is no need for heaters on them. I have placed a strap on heater on a few I take care of that sit in a low ambient condition off line, but...
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    On the 19xl there is the solid state control. The...

    On the 19xl there is the solid state control. The pot issue was later on the xr/xrv. I think you will keep having an issue until you replace the motor. The controller isnt available seperatly thru...
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    On some of the brine applications of these...

    On some of the brine applications of these machines I have had trouble in the past as well as low load as mentioned above. I agree increase of flow helps as it creates action in the cooler. taking it...
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    Well then I would have to agree with you that it...

    Well then I would have to agree with you that it would be nice to "zero" things up. I like questions like this. I didnt know that the motor had a thrust style bearing. Many don't. I dont think it...
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    Hey HW im going to ask a silly question. Are you...

    Hey HW im going to ask a silly question. Are you taking it for granted your motor is resting at magnetic center on coastdown?
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    Yep...sure is, use a backup wrench, sometimes...

    Yep...sure is, use a backup wrench, sometimes there pretty stuck on there.
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    Its suprising how much of this old stuff is still...

    Its suprising how much of this old stuff is still out there. On plant I have been in cascades a 17m to a 17s...the low stage runs about 2# head with 134a. The M is 2 wheels, P is 3 wheels, and S...
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    It was available a few years ago that way. We had...

    It was available a few years ago that way. We had looked into it for a possibility on a particular machine.
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    Hey HW mostly been in vinyl chloride plants and...

    Hey HW mostly been in vinyl chloride plants and one uraniun hexafloride facilitie. Ill any Ky
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    Reading your post I can relate to the plant turn...

    Reading your post I can relate to the plant turn arounds. I have opened up mostly S machines in the petrochemical plants and its always amazing more disasters don't happen. It always 24/7 two crews...
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    York has a many open drive chillers, that enables...

    York has a many open drive chillers, that enables the low condensing tempratures. Any hermetic chiller will struggle ...even a york..in cold condensing situations. A notation of a particular brand...
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    At our branch the Fitters are going to start...

    At our branch the Fitters are going to start doing the rep 1 and 2 work.
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    No bashing here...just cant resist when someone...

    No bashing here...just cant resist when someone throws out a bs comment. I dont mind help and positive response but ask a question and get an answer. Leave out the bs one liners that have no credit...
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    Converting into a real chiller...hunh. I think...

    Converting into a real chiller...hunh. I think back in the day they were pretty real and quite a bit tougher than some today. Ive seen the inside of 17 m,p,s that would amaze one that they could...
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    I agree if you do your job gps is no big deal....

    I agree if you do your job gps is no big deal. The problem lies in the expectations and what they expect. We all have done things above and beyond, we use our homes for there computers and ours,...
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    gps

    Did they come out and say there is gps? Or is it still an assumption?
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    I was curious what temp you are trying to acheive...

    I was curious what temp you are trying to acheive leaving the cooler and what software version you are running. The cooler liquid level control ran the exv on that vintage chiller but the new...
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