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    As far as I know you will have to go through the...

    As far as I know you will have to go through the online application process the Chillerman said. Even if you are refired buy another employee, you still have to apply online, then go from there. I...
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    I am not real familiar at all with the YCAV only...

    I am not real familiar at all with the YCAV only laid my hands on one. I will tell you you that you will probably have better luck getting a response if you post your question in one of the chiller...
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    Thanks for posting, thats a good manual. I...

    Thanks for posting, thats a good manual.

    I didn't have much in electronic form to help the OP out.
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    What method are you currently using with your...

    What method are you currently using with your indictors, rim and face or reverse angular? If you are not sure of those terms, do you use a jig on both sides of the coupling or just one? Just...
  5. Im looking for a Centravac belt buckle

    I've been trying to get my hands on a Trane Centravac belt buckle for quite some time. If anyone has one they want to sell let me know. Thanks, CG81
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    Thank you Sir, thats a good bulletin to have. As...

    Thank you Sir, thats a good bulletin to have. As it pertains too this thread, looks like I have the old style discharge ball valve. :eek:
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    Maybe try soaking it in CLR.

    Maybe try soaking it in CLR.
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    Thats how I found this thread, guess I didn't...

    Thats how I found this thread, guess I didn't search hard enough
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    Does anyone know what digits of the serial number...

    Does anyone know what digits of the serial number depict the week and year of manufacture with these machines? Im guessing the first two are year, cant find a breakdown in the IOM. Thanks!
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    I was in a class at York a few years after the...

    I was in a class at York a few years after the 9/11 attacks and somehow the subject came up. Our instructor had told us that there were 7-7000 ton York machines in the WTC plant, and that two York...
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    Horrible in my area too...I think they will...

    Horrible in my area too...I think they will probably drive me ape sh*t one of these days! I've found that soapy water kills them or seems to anyways! (Dawn dish soap)
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    Yeah couldnt agree more. I would like to know...

    Yeah couldnt agree more. I would like to know more about refrigeration too, always thought Amonia work would be cool. I'm sure reefer work could be stressful as hell at times, when you have a...
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    Haha I could try to help, not a whole lot of that...

    Haha I could try to help, not a whole lot of that kind of work around here but it's around.
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    Yeah and don't forget about the "process" side of...

    Yeah and don't forget about the "process" side of air conditioning. Hacks taking care of data centers, nursing homes, hostpitals, industrial plants, etc won't make it too long. That is if they don't...
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    I see you're in Pa but not sure where. You could...

    I see you're in Pa but not sure where. You could try Energy Products, they are an Evapco dealer but sell replacement parts for BAC as well.
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    I'm not saying that your wrong, I just know that...

    I'm not saying that your wrong, I just know that engineers in my neck of the woods refer to the chiller loop as the primary and building loop as the secondary. Seconday loop pumps normally controlled...
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    Havent been involved in variable primary yet but...

    Havent been involved in variable primary yet but can only imagine!! It can be tricky enough getting a variable secondary loop tuned, but once you do they work good.
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    Welcome to the forum. Primary / secondary loops...

    Welcome to the forum. Primary / secondary loops are just one form of hydronic design, main reason being, added efficiency. Around here I am most familiar with constant primary / variable secondary...
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    Just curious, were the questions general hvac and...

    Just curious, were the questions general hvac and chillers or did they pertain more to Trane equipment?
  20. Dito on what York56 said. At least your in a good...

    Dito on what York56 said. At least your in a good area for it, I would imagine there should be lots of chiller work in South Florida! It's a real hard nitche to get into up here in the cold north,...
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    Dito, it sounds to me like this is the answer to...

    Dito, it sounds to me like this is the answer to his question for loop volume. This is the rule of thumb that I know as well.
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    You don't have another similar unit onsite that...

    You don't have another similar unit onsite that you could start swaping ignition components with, and see if the problem follows do you?? You probably would have already thought of this, just...
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    Haven't really ran into many problems with Vic...

    Haven't really ran into many problems with Vic joints leaking. I can think of a few buildings where we've had problems with dielectric unions leaking do to thermal change.
  24. I got it burning pretty good now. It is a York...

    I got it burning pretty good now. It is a York Shipley boiler and burner, I was just trying to gather some info before I got to the job. Thanks
  25. Thanks for the reply, good info there too.

    Thanks for the reply, good info there too.
  26. Thanks for the reply, great info in those manuals...

    Thanks for the reply, great info in those manuals but not exactly what I was looking for. I had the flow conversion, looking for a pressure conversion if there is such a thing. May have to calculate...
  27. Formula to calculate manifold gas pressure (LP gas conversion)

    Anyone know of a conversion formula to determine manifold gas pressure?

    Example:

    I ran into an old firetube boiler the other day that started it's life in 1962 as oil fired, converted to LP gas...
  28. Like flange said, can you be more specific as to...

    Like flange said, can you be more specific as to what your looking for. Hot water, steam, firetube, water tube, sectional, etc. The Laars boilers that you're talking about are "small" boilers with...
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    I've never tried using a combustion analyzer on...

    I've never tried using a combustion analyzer on an RTU, but I would think if the HX was cracked you would probably pick up CO in the supply side. Yes you have a draft inducer but the supply fan moves...
  30. Usually only takes about two minutes to remove...

    Usually only takes about two minutes to remove the PTAC from the sleeve, once you know what your doing. Thats what your gunna want to do if you need to seal around the sleeve.
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    Thats funny!

    Thats funny!
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    Dang that sounds pretty enticing, especially...

    Dang that sounds pretty enticing, especially since I don't think it broke 30* here this week!
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    I was talking with one of the local Jork techs a...

    I was talking with one of the local Jork techs a few months ago and he said that they still had to write out a time sheet, along with the nexgen for that reason.

    We've been doing our times via the...
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    Yep bout $100 from Grainger, I've seen them new...

    Yep bout $100 from Grainger, I've seen them new for $25 on ebay, but don't know if their worth a crap. Good tool to have in the truck, I check my glycol concentration during fall PM's to help prevent...
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    Tell us more about how the steam is being...

    Tell us more about how the steam is being controlled. Is the boiler maintaining pressure 24/7 during the heating season and each apartment has it's own zone valves? I'm sure a building that size...
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    Just wandering, is this building city steam or...

    Just wandering, is this building city steam or does it have it's own boiler?
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    Little heat will break the retaining compound...

    Little heat will break the retaining compound loose and it should slide right off. Mapp gas torch usually does the trick.
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    Not that I've worked on a whole lot of waste oil...

    Not that I've worked on a whole lot of waste oil boilers, but I think Clean Burns are the nicest that I have worked on, simply because of servicibility. They do get sooted up just like any other...
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    Can't say I've ever tried boiler peanuts, there...

    Can't say I've ever tried boiler peanuts, there is some good ol' Pa dutch food you'll have to try, hog maw is mighty tasty!! It does get pretty dang cold in that part of the state though.
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    Oh yeah P.S. Feel free to email me if I can help...

    Oh yeah P.S.
    Feel free to email me if I can help you out in any other way or answer any other questions. The only thing I want in return is some pecan pie and a dinner from the Waffle House. I like...
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    I believe you are the fella who was thinking...

    I believe you are the fella who was thinking about relocating to the Williamsport area?? If so a lot of pipefitting / welding work around that part of the state right now with all the natural gas...
  42. We have quite a few guys at work that didn't get...

    We have quite a few guys at work that didn't get their start until they were 40 or so. Most of them retired from the military and took the benefit of the GI bills and such. My advice would be go...
  43. I agree with Flange 100%. Thermal shock is what I...

    I agree with Flange 100%. Thermal shock is what I was referring to when I said stressing the boiler. I don't work on a whole lot of sectionals but I've seen quite a few start to leak when they're...
  44. Since you do have a mixing valve being controlled...

    Since you do have a mixing valve being controlled by oda temp, I would recommend keeping the boiler on and using the outdoor reset to control the load. If you don't have much load the boiler isn't...
  45. Is the boiler in question being controlled by an...

    Is the boiler in question being controlled by an ems or is someone manually turning it on and off for the season? If it is controlled by an ems is there a modulating bypass valve for the boiler to...
  46. Indicators here also. The laser equipment is nice...

    Indicators here also. The laser equipment is nice but espensive. Here is a link to a manual that might help y'all out.
    ...
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    I wouldn't think you would have to be too...

    I wouldn't think you would have to be too concerned about using penetrating fluids to break fittings and such apart. I'm thinking most of the fluid should stay in the threads and not make it into the...
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    Good explaination Flange. :yes:

    Good explaination Flange. :yes:
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    You guys hiring! lol

    You guys hiring! lol
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    I live around 100 miles from Williamsport so I'm...

    I live around 100 miles from Williamsport so I'm not too familiar with the companys in that area, but I do know that McClure Mechanical Services has a satelite office there. They are a good...
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