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    Oh dear

    Oh dear
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    Is that from the factory, or after you're done...

    Is that from the factory, or after you're done the repair?
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    Annealing stainless steel tubing

    I am looking to swage stainless steel tubing. If I anneal the tubing, will it retain it's soft temper even after it cools, or will I have to swage while it's still hot?
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    I really like the idea of changing the oil over...

    I really like the idea of changing the oil over to POE. This could save a lot of labor and costs if it was successful. The filter drier would have to catch the debris of, course.

    Is there an...
  5. Using the catalog data for these two compressors,...

    Using the catalog data for these two compressors, I am seeing the Copeland as having a capacity of 97,000 btu/hr. and the Bristol with a capacity of 72,400 btu./hr. at the same rating conditions....
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    Does anybody have a link to the video?

    Does anybody have a link to the video?
  7. Recovery unit.

    Recovery unit.
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    Cover me, I'm going in.

    Cover me, I'm going in.
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    Agreed, technically we are not allowed to...

    Agreed, technically we are not allowed to transport cylinders with the regulators attached. Find a nice pelican case.
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    Guys, have any of you had success with damper...

    Guys, have any of you had success with damper weights that they've issued. We had a 20-Ton Voyager, made 3-4 repairs to the bottom of the condenser as mentioned. The customer finally ordered a...
  11. Thread: Flare tee

    by FrostGiant
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    http://www.swagelok.com/images/product_images/larg...

    http://www.swagelok.com/images/product_images/large/MS-TW-4.jpg

    Here is a different style, believe this one is a nut wrench.

    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/mKAAAOSwWnFV73hC/$_1.JPG
  12. Thread: Flare tee

    by FrostGiant
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    Swagelok Tee Wrench

    Swagelok Tee Wrench
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    Turns out the low pressure switch was faulty,...

    Turns out the low pressure switch was faulty, stuck in the open position.
    Unit would run until the low pressure bypass timer expired and then trip. Tripped two or three times in rapid succession...
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    Sure, I'm open to ideas and suggestions. My...

    Sure, I'm open to ideas and suggestions.
    My e-mail address is on my profile page, or you can post here if you prefer.
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    No I did not, was not aware of that method. ...

    No I did not, was not aware of that method.

    acjourneyman, the local Trane office was able to find two of the control boards, still looking for the other two, may be obsolete at this point. We are...
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    I'm not sure, I'll be heading back there Monday...

    I'm not sure, I'll be heading back there Monday to spend some more time with it. I had ordered new CT's as they were relatively cheap and only a couple of days away. If this is actually an issue with...
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    Trane CCAD020 Chiller

    20-Ton Air Cooled Chiller
    Model: CCAD0205CC00AT100F00CG
    Serial: U89L01292

    Unit runs for about 45 seconds then shuts off. Cycles a few more times then displays "Code "bA" Overload Trip...
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    What is the full model number on that Kelvin...

    What is the full model number on that Kelvin Controller, hard to see in the picture?
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    Are they losing water pressure intermittently? A...

    Are they losing water pressure intermittently? A low water pressure control on the entering water can be used to open the control circuit in the event of water pressure loss.
  20. If you do go ahead with replacement, is it too...

    If you do go ahead with replacement, is it too late to consider an EXV?
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    Those are rotolock fittings, this one is a Trane...

    Those are rotolock fittings, this one is a Trane but Copeland uses them as well for some suction connections. The lines are not brazed directly to compressor stubs, easy to install/remove.
    Looks...
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    Good point.

    Good point.
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    Double Shaft Fan Motor - Modification

    On a double shaft fan motor (window air conditioner), if I cut one side off, will this cause an imbalance and premature bearing failure of the motor?
    I'm considering converting a window unit to...
  24. Parker also has a hose called 'Push-Lok' that has...

    Parker also has a hose called 'Push-Lok' that has high pressure ratings. I have used it before on water cooled units where routing rigid pipe would be difficult. Swagelok's version is called...
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    What was the model number of the Knipex strippers...

    What was the model number of the Knipex strippers you tried? I was looking at a pair they had they looked very high quality, but were quite expensive.
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    Just ask the guy who filled out the startup...

    Just ask the guy who filled out the startup report.
  27. Looks great!

    Looks great!
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    Measuring Static Pressure

    35-Ton Vertical Packaged unit. Has a factory supplied plenum with 8 equal sized grills for outlets. Return is wide open to the filter rack, no ductwork.
    Can I simply place my manometer in front of...
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    Yeah, that's the one. If it had the interface...

    Yeah, that's the one. If it had the interface like the Vision Pro series I would buy it.
  30. Montaro, what are the dimensions of the pattern...

    Montaro, what are the dimensions of the pattern you are trying to create? 8" wide by how long? Also, what is the radius of your bender.

    A good bender can bend hard drawn 1/4" without kinking or...
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    desert guy, this is for a MCC in a mill, they run...

    desert guy, this is for a MCC in a mill, they run flat out year round, and yes, cooling season is pretty much over here.

    I've found a Honeywell t-stat that has 3 stages, but I don't like the look...
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    Each circuit has it's own control board with the...

    Each circuit has it's own control board with the safety controls and a time delay. There s a Y1, Y2 and Y3 for the staging. The simplest way would be to just jump Y2 to Y3.

    The Vision Pro has 3...
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    3-Stage Cooling Thermostat

    What is out there for a decent digital thermostat that has 3 stages of cooling? This is for a conventional system in a commercial setting, non-programmable is fine.
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    The Browning manual posted above has lots of...

    The Browning manual posted above has lots of great information, read it cover to cover, you won't be disappointed. I still use it as a reference.
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    From Sporlan... 617301

    From Sporlan...

    617301
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    Facility manager is looking into piping...

    Facility manager is looking into piping schematics for it. Water side supply pressure is 35 psi.
    This is the only other air conditioner on this piping circuit. All other units were piped with...
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    Water regulating valve is wide open.

    Water regulating valve is wide open.
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    Wastewater. "Pump and dump"

    Wastewater. "Pump and dump"
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    This is actually an open loop once-through...

    This is actually an open loop once-through system, not on a cooling tower. But there are isolation valves for draining and chemical cleaning.
    I'll bring a pair of gaskets and pull the ends, see...
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    Condenser Tube Cleaning

    Trane 30-Ton Water Cooled, (2) 15-Ton Shell and Tube Condensers with removable end plates.
    Tubes are dirty, flow was within range but runs high head pressure with only 5°F Delta T on the...
  41. I've had to replace the high pressure switch...

    I've had to replace the high pressure switch before on mine. Pull it apart and ohm it out.
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    4-Ton System = 48,000 Btus. 8kw Lights = 8 x...

    4-Ton System = 48,000 Btus.

    8kw Lights = 8 x 3413 = 27, 305 Btu x 0.6 to 0.7 (Factor for HID lights) = 16,383 to 19,113 btu/hr. Unit is possibly oversized? What other equipment is in the room?...
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    The Brute manifold actually has a full 3/8" bore,...

    The Brute manifold actually has a full 3/8" bore, the Titan is the standard 1/4". I find the brute is a bit quicker if pulling a vacuum or charging/recovering from a large system, but can feel a bit...
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    http://www.emersonclimate.com/Documents/FlowContro...

    http://www.emersonclimate.com/Documents/FlowControls/pdf/eevc/msds/EX4-8_Technical_Data.pdf
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    What is the application? Is it possible to use a...

    What is the application? Is it possible to use a water cooled condenser with a water reg. valve in series with the air cooled?
  46. Thread: FLIR C2

    by FrostGiant
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    FLIR C2

    Anybody out there tried this yet? I'm thinking about buying one before taking the plunge into the E-Series.
    Looks like a step up from the FLIRone iPhone add-on, compact yet affordable.
    ...
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    Recover the refrigerant and let it stabilize in...

    Recover the refrigerant and let it stabilize in the cylinder for a couple of hours. Check the saturation temperature versus the tank pressure. Very slowly bleed the air from the vapor port until they...
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    Great deal, I think you outbid me at the last...

    Great deal, I think you outbid me at the last second! But now the PK10 won't open up to the full 2-5/8" ?
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    There have only been a few occasions where the...

    There have only been a few occasions where the new compressor came with a bag of screws for me.
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    I think the part that I was missing from the...

    I think the part that I was missing from the equation was time. Obviously, if I'm only brazing in a couple of valves or components the torch won't be running for an hour straight, a few minutes here...
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