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    These use the eye on the side of the compressor...

    These use the eye on the side of the compressor with the red dot. It is infrared & may have come loose or be faulty.
    Had this fault numerous times in a new market.
  2. Thread: Factory Failure

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    I worked in the manufacturing of refrigerated...

    I worked in the manufacturing of refrigerated display cases for a number of years.
    We had a testing & QC station before wrapping & I have come accross cabinets that were still in vacuum & had...
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    Depending on customer & urgency of repairs , it...

    Depending on customer & urgency of repairs , it will be done on the spot

    It's all hard to say , most minor things get a quote sent out
    Major ,advise the customer & they choose if repairs happen...
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    We use a program called SimPro We add clients...

    We use a program called SimPro
    We add clients assets & track the full service & repair history against the corresponding asset.

    Notes are always added to the asset even in service levels ,this...
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    Veto back-pack is very good , takes a beating &...

    Veto back-pack is very good , takes a beating & plenty of spare space for the one trip only.

    I did have a Milwaukee carry bag & they are very light fabric & rub through easy , but what you get is...
  6. between the inner and outer glass panels there is...

    between the inner and outer glass panels there is a silver strip , this normally has silica beads in it to help dry moisture out....

    there is a leak from your inner and outer panels....
    sometimes...
  7. Thread: On Topic.

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cc6ekHGbLDM

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cc6ekHGbLDM
  8. Thread: On Topic.

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    Wow , didn't even see that ,, thanks. To busy...

    Wow , didn't even see that ,, thanks.

    To busy making sure the ice-cream was still frozen at 2315.
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    Steak seasoning pepper & seasoned salt with a...

    Steak seasoning pepper & seasoned salt with a best before date of 2012 on some fillet steak.....
    Not bad....:grin2:
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    Refrigerant ? What is PT relationship , above...

    Refrigerant ?
    What is PT relationship , above 0'C for the refrigerant.
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    WOW & it's only on a comfort cooling system , not...

    WOW & it's only on a comfort cooling system , not even critical. Surprised the didn't leave their horse behind...(cowboy). 😄
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    Some guys in our outfit have the field piece &...

    Some guys in our outfit have the field piece & say they would not buy them again. I bought the testo 557 straight up as I don't like fieldpiece..The fieldpiece are good when you first buy them but...
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    Capillary Tube Fasco JO5 & JO6 motors Schrader...

    Capillary Tube
    Fasco JO5 & JO6 motors
    Schrader valves & cores
    Danfoss 032S driers
    Waffle Pad or Foam Tape for those annoying rattles.
    Kulthorn 20W & 40W motors
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    And the coils associated with..... I stock...

    And the coils associated with.....

    I stock driers for all size tubing & 1 in solder & 1 in flare.
    Drier Core , Burn-out Drier.
    Sight Glases are the same as above.
    Most oils for supermarket...
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    Noooo ,,, I have a brand new set of 570's that I...

    Noooo ,,, I have a brand new set of 570's that I have left in the garage for the last 12months ,, I haven't even put hoses on them....

    I just got around to putting them in the van a few months...
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    Most manufactures cabinets are , they can afford...

    Most manufactures cabinets are , they can afford to by the small bore as they get it in bulk & sizeable rolls.
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    Well had a call from the client stating "the box...

    Well had a call from the client stating "the box & bucket of water inside had cycled off at temperature of 4'C",,as he wanted ,,, he is pushing it down to 2'C over the long weekend to see if it...
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    I replaced a cap tube recently in a water...

    I replaced a cap tube recently in a water sampling cabinet the original 2230mm x.26 bore. Called the engineers to size me a cap tube as only .66 was available ,,, they came back with a size of 2250mm...
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    Late night & midnight calls are what I thrive on...

    Late night & midnight calls are what I thrive on , I have learnt more in 4 hours in the middle of the night than I have in a whole normal working week.
    This is put down to not many people will...
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    Labels stop the apprentice going through...

    Labels stop the apprentice going through everything & help them learn the correct terminology.

    The van is a Volkswagon TDI Transporter ,, company runs 7 of these & probably the same amount in...
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    Depends on what the customer wants & can afford...

    Depends on what the customer wants & can afford ,,, I have seen jobs where the blocked tube is just cut out.....:beat:
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    We use an outfit called Total Ventilation Hygine....

    We use an outfit called Total Ventilation Hygine.
    http://www.tvhs.com.au

    Guys know what they are doing as its all they do ,,, in some cases where mould has taken over they then go into the treat...
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    I see you have an issue with the label printer...

    I see you have an issue with the label printer also Backfire1. :grin2:
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    A few more.

    A few more.
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    Some pics of my reworks to streamline things.

    Some pics of my reworks to streamline things.
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    The previous Milwaukee bag I had fell apart in...

    The previous Milwaukee bag I had fell apart in 6months.

    My 12 month veto is being pounded & stills looks brand new.

    The Milwaukee is only 150$'s here in oz ,,, the veto 300
  27. Oh & don't forget fire protection systems ,...

    Oh & don't forget fire protection systems , depending on your codes.
  28. During the cooler months or building up to them I...

    During the cooler months or building up to them I go on a Crankcase Heater binge. Getting that poor pump ready for hibernation. :.02:
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    Tidy. Some more would be great. Just did a...

    Tidy.
    Some more would be great.
    Just did a major refurb of mine ,, will have to put pics up.
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    As above & depends on conditions

    As above & depends on conditions
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    The amount of oil residue left in the lines is...

    The amount of oil residue left in the lines is not going to be an issue I think ,, unless there is acid in that & that is the stuff I want to steer clear of.
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    My pet hate with gauges is when connecting to a...

    My pet hate with gauges is when connecting to a system with a burn-out , the possibility of cross contaminating a good system.

    I have a digital set for known good systems ,, analogue for...
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    I agree totally.

    I agree totally.
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    You can get digital manifolds with micrometer...

    You can get digital manifolds with micrometer inbuilt ,,, this is the way I have gone. I did have a seperate CPS micrometer & it is just another tool that gets knocked around & another battery to...
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    Efficient as in watts of hot gas to watts of...

    Efficient as in watts of hot gas to watts of electric heating compared to times frames to reach the same coil temperature for end defrost.
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    Coil magnet to open the slider up. High Side is...

    Coil magnet to open the slider up.
    High Side is best practice to fill with nitro as with any gas added to a system ,,, this also depends on what pressure you are going to expose the suction valves...
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    Hot Gas is way more efficient & cool gas they are...

    Hot Gas is way more efficient & cool gas they are saying is more efficient than Hot from my readings.
    I am yet to experience cool gas but just stating what I have read.
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    Will the supply houses not do a call-out fee for...

    Will the supply houses not do a call-out fee for you ?

    On a dairy & depending on volume this could have ended catastrophically ,, good thinking & saves the poor farmer loosing all his stock but I...
  39. Could be moisture forming , there needs to be a...

    Could be moisture forming , there needs to be a thermal barrier from the cold box to the door.(eg:door seals/door plastic jam).

    This compounded with the insulation not being in contact with the...
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    Wow I missed that ,, best get some glasses or...

    Wow I missed that ,, best get some glasses or learn to read...:whistle:
  41. I'm with the guys above , don't waste time &...

    I'm with the guys above , don't waste time & money.
    A cap tube is as cheap as chips.

    Do we know why it was waxing ?

    There is a product some people put in systems with a leak that they cannot...
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    Is the coil clear ? Frost is forming at inlet or...

    Is the coil clear ? Frost is forming at inlet or outlet of TXV & how far forward or back on piping ?
    Do they do a case clean at the end of every shift ?
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    This gets your liquid back & most times in our...

    This gets your liquid back & most times in our stores it stays back unless you have a grossly undercharged system , which then on demand all loads are going to raid your receiver. You need to know...
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    The pressure is going to force the refrigerant &...

    The pressure is going to force the refrigerant & oil from the bottom of the condenser.....

    The pressure in the condenser may have been at 180-220psi ,,,, all of a sudden you are ramming into it...
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    Turn all condenser fans off raise your head...

    Turn all condenser fans off raise your head pressure ,,, (I usually shoot for 300psi) maintain this pressure for 10 minutes or so,,,,,switch all fans back on & within 5 minutes you should see all or...
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    We have issues of refrigerant logging in...

    We have issues of refrigerant logging in condensers at our major supermarkets when it is about to rain.
    We are on the top of a mountain & the pressure drop causes this to happen just before it...
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    At the end of the day the customer has the...

    At the end of the day the customer has the decision to make.
    Just because you do maintenance somewhere , doesn't mean you will get repairs & vice-versa.

    Depending on value of mechanicals...
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    Acid test kit for starters , then if the valves...

    Acid test kit for starters , then if the valves have been left open id be changing oil for sure & putting acid-away in to....

    If it was me & they were left open , pull apart & inspect visually. ...
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    Only issue would be if a system ends up short ,,,...

    Only issue would be if a system ends up short ,,, could almost say the leak is in the concrete cavity if not done correctly.
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    Value has just gone up a bit more than your usual...

    Value has just gone up a bit more than your usual RAC. :grin2:
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