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  1. Thread: Newbie Engineer

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    Jon, I worked in the field off and on while...

    Jon,

    I worked in the field off and on while pursuing my degree. It has given me a view of both sides of the fence.

    I started with manufacturers out of college and have been there ever since. ...
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    It all depends .................

    on where your interests lie and if you're willing to move if necessary. There's the sales end, service and equipment sales; contractors, wholesalers etc. Manufacturers hire people with service...
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    http://www.thermo.com/com/CDA/Category/CategoryFra...

    http://www.thermo.com/com/CDA/Category/CategoryFrames/1,,20041,00.html

    They're now part of Thermo Scientific.
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    Try this link. I may help a little. ...

    Try this link. I may help a little.

    http://babelfish.altavista.com
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    In condenser design you usually try to design for...

    In condenser design you usually try to design for a 7 to 14 PSI pressure drop.

    Cordog, I think you're thinking about TD.
  6. Thread: New Direction

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    You can contact Donna Smith @ 910-799-0391. ...

    You can contact Donna Smith @ 910-799-0391. There is a three day class starting in May. Donna can give you all the details.

    If you have other information about Georgia, North Carolina or Florida...
  7. Thread: New Direction

    by LGM
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    NC exam

    I took and passed the refrigeration exam many years ago and know the H1, H2 and H3 exams are just as tough. There are people who teach exam preparation. I currently live in Georgia and know of a...
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    I'll be flying into Lyon and working in Trevoux'...

    I'll be flying into Lyon and working in Trevoux' and Anse. I'll be staying in Villefranche. The company I work for has two plants there and may be able to help you with the information you're...
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    Where are you located in France? I'll be over...

    Where are you located in France? I'll be over there for the next two weeks on business.
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    Before too much credit is given to Dan Brown,...

    Before too much credit is given to Dan Brown, remember that the book is listed as FICTION. Also, it's based on books that are in disagreement with the Bible and were written by fringe groups.

    It...
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    James, my wife is in food nutrition and says that...

    James, my wife is in food nutrition and says that that ammoina taste is because the crab is going bad.
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    Just as important as the temperature is the...

    Just as important as the temperature is the relative humidity. You'll need to know what the barrel makers suggest. You also don't want to dry out the cork.
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    What's the deal with all the shows like "Mega...

    What's the deal with all the shows like "Mega Storms" or meteors hitting the earth, flu pandemic, etc., etc., All these dooms day scenarios?
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    There are several so called "gospels" that are...

    There are several so called "gospels" that are believed to have come from the Gnostics, however, they really can't be relied on. Gnostics did not believe that Christ was God incarnate.

    While...
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    There's three things you need to know before...

    There's three things you need to know before living in Atlanta.

    1. The posted speed limit is merely a suggestion.
    2. Once the traffic light turns red only the next two or three cars can go...
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    You're getting out light

    I had one in 2003 that left me with about $4,300 in repairs. Section 8..........can't get blood from a turnip.
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    As far as a degree IN Refrigeration Engineering,...

    As far as a degree IN Refrigeration Engineering, I don't know of one. I have seen degrees (BS) in Mechanical Contracting years ago.

    Tonys, don't know what you mean "topped-up" with physics. ...
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    747ken

    You're correct about the math. However, I started to get my ME degree and was told I had enough physics.

    One thing I've found though is it really hasn't been much of a problem for me. Most...
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    Balerjoe, many times refrigeration engineers...

    Balerjoe, many times refrigeration engineers start out as mechanical engineers. However, that's not always the case. If you decide to pursue that route, you will start out with a better...
  20. Thread: Bumping Up CFMs

    by LGM
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    Be careful that the face velocity across the coil...

    Be careful that the face velocity across the coil does not exceed about 575 FPM. Otherwise, especially in a laundr-o-mat, you'll likely blow water off the coil and into the duct.
  21. Thread: Fishing line

    by LGM
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    Open face reels will solve all your problems.

    Open face reels will solve all your problems.
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    That is.....

    He is one of the few that will have diagrams.
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    It could be...............

    The condensing unit is a 20 hp LT R-502 and the evaporator is electric defrost, 73,000 BTUH at -20. However, call 800-321-1881 and ask for Charles Tice. He is one of the few that wil know.
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    Thankyou for that information.Would you or anyone know the Tech Support number for HE

    Heatcraft 1-800-321-1881

    There are basically three types of distributors.

    1. The type Heatcraft uses where the nozzle is removable.
    2. The type Heatcraft uses where the nozzle is not...
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    It could be................

    a nozzle sizing issue. How long since it was changed to 404A? Several things can cause this. If the nozzle is too large it will tend to "gravity" feed the lower circuits. Also, if you don't have...
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    Have you tried........

    contacting Kirby? Or, a refrigerant manufacturer should have them.
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    PTAC

    Packaged Terminal Air Conditioning
  28. Thread: Deer ?

    by LGM
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    Bow started in Georgia in September, gun starts...

    Bow started in Georgia in September, gun starts the 22nd of October. We lost our place to hunt so I guess it's to the WMA's for me this year.
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    As for me, there are no absolutes.

    Do you believe that........Absolutely?
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    I read an article that stated Dr. Antony Flew,...

    I read an article that stated Dr. Antony Flew, distinguished professor in England, admitted to the existance of God! He said that he has always let the facts take him where they lead and his study...
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    This is posted here because to me it’s clearly a...

    This is posted here because to me it’s clearly a moral issue.

    Integrity
    1. Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.
    2. The state of being unimpaired; soundness.
    3. The quality...
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    B I N G O!!!!!

    B I N G O!!!!!
  33. You just can't take some public religious figure...

    You just can't take some public religious figure and apply that to everyone claiming to be a Christian.
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    refer man

    Actually is more correct than I was. It is a liquid/vapor mixture.

    Ray, I've worked for both Russell (with Witt) and Heatcraft and have been involved in a lot of nozzle selection. On some of the...
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    I'm not Dave or Norm but........

    If you look into the distributor it has a cone ending in a sharp point. The nozzle serves the purpose of causing a solid column of liquid to hit the cone at the point equally dividing the liquid...
  36. Thread: Defrost times

    by LGM
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    One thing you need to remember is that "Standard...

    One thing you need to remember is that "Standard defrost times" are a good thing to know.....and a good place to start. However, each system is a little bit different. Depending on how the...
  37. Thread: Mystery problem?

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    One sure way to find this is to take SH readings...

    One sure way to find this is to take SH readings on all of the tubes exiting the coil and going into the suction header. You will find they are not the same. If I remember correctly, you should...
  38. Thread: Mystery problem?

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    Ooops!

    Ooops!
  39. Thread: Mystery problem?

    by LGM
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    For some reason my previous post was erased. So,...

    For some reason my previous post was erased. So, I'll try again.

    The evaporators you have are Bohn LOW TEMP evaps. They come with both low temp and medium temp nozzles. What your describing is...
  40. Thread: high head pressure

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    What I would do is....

    You either had non-condensibles or added them by mistake, most likely. Easy way to check:
    - Close liquid line solenoid and let the system pump down.
    - Remove a control wire from the compressor...
  41. Thread: Fan Cfm

    by LGM
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    Ray, since each fan is slightly different you...

    Ray, since each fan is slightly different you will probably have to get the manufacturers curves.
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    I looked at my book last night and while I could...

    I looked at my book last night and while I could give a very short part of it, I won't for two reasons.

    1. I'm afraid without typing part of a complete chapter I would not be able to do it...
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    If you believe the Bible to be the word of God......

    then you can rule out all other religions. Jesus plainly says that "No man comes to the Father except by me".
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    Oh scrogdog

    "I will never understand the thought process of individuals who call an established scientific fact not a fact while at the same time taking a 3000 year-old parable and establishing it as fact (in...
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    If you will go to any manufacturers air handler...

    If you will go to any manufacturers air handler catalog they will have a table showing heat gains for motors connected inside the air stream or outside the air stream.
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    I'm not an air balance expert but.....

    I play one on TV!

    No, really, a simple velometer will do the job. The best thing is to do what's called a transverse measurement. If the coil is 20" wide X 15" tall, take readings 3 across the...
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    Try contacting Blue Star. They are a design...

    Try contacting Blue Star. They are a design build contractor based out of Deli but have offices all over.
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    Several things could be the problem. First, as...

    Several things could be the problem. First, as Airworx said, too high a negative static could pull water out of the pan.

    The second thing I've seen is the CFM is too high. If the velocity of...
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    We will also consider someone who is entry level...

    We will also consider someone who is entry level or slightly higher who is not as excited in the field as they thought they would be and would like to work in an air conditioned lab testing...
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    John, you're correct. What I was tinking of is...

    John, you're correct. What I was tinking of is if you're liquid is subcooled already and you go into the top of a receiver you go from subcooled to saturated. It's then that you would use a...
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