Search:

Type: Posts; User: wptski

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    166

    Mastercool is looked upon here as a low end...

    Mastercool is looked upon here as a low end manufacturer and other than their hand tools which aren't mentioned here very much. I actually have that model and use it on automotive(R134A) and have...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    371

    Maybe that's why they tend to lose position at...

    Maybe that's why they tend to lose position at times.
  3. Replies
    11
    Views
    371

    Just push them with no adjusting? I've seen the...

    Just push them with no adjusting? I've seen the position of depressor on a YJ adapter/Bluvac with an Appion CRT affect vacuum.
  4. Replies
    11
    Views
    371

    How do you put them back in then?

    How do you put them back in then?
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    371

    One description has them as 75 microns or better....

    One description has them as 75 microns or better. The core depressors kind-of screw into the seals and are adjustable on YJ products. Pulling on them, one might get the seal along with the...
  6. There once was a newbie that posted here and...

    There once was a newbie that posted here and after being attacked stated, "Gosh, can't a person ask a simple question?" or something close to that. You'll never guess who that was and it wasn't me...
  7. That's BS! The OP's only other thread...

    That's BS! The OP's only other thread http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?1505511-Mastercool-98210-A-Charging-Scale-Calibration-and-Cofiguration-Tips&highlight=mastercool doesn't at all sound...
  8. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    Wow! That PDF claims 500K ohm as acceptable. ...

    Wow! That PDF claims 500K ohm as acceptable. That wouldn't be in the general electrical field on motors.

    Most meggars have a resistance function as well, one can start with that and if a reading...
  9. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    In 9 out of 10 times my Fluke 1507 generated a...

    In 9 out of 10 times my Fluke 1507 generated a "Out of Range" error. If the motor, etc. resistance is higher than the Fluke can go, it errors. In the Fluke forums, the answer was then the test...
  10. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    Yes they are two different types of testing but...

    Yes they are two different types of testing but you are using a insulation tester, correct? That won't damage insulation whereas a hipot tester can. I'm saying that a motor can be hipotted. The...
  11. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    Nice copy/paste there but I use to maintain...

    Nice copy/paste there but I use to maintain machines that had a HF motor that turned 38K RPMs and we'd hipot the winding. They even bought a new Fluke hipot tester for this purpose to replace a...
  12. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    I'm no Hipot expert but I've read that many times...

    I'm no Hipot expert but I've read that many times that it "can" destroy insulation and it also is a AC output instead of DC. You probably read one of my posts on the 1507 as every time I read of...
  13. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    Hipot is destructive testing better for large...

    Hipot is destructive testing better for large cables.

    It's a AEMC 1060 I have which has the RS-232 interface. The other is a Fluke 1507 although it'll do PI/DAR but it lacks the high range needed...
  14. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    The key word here is "best". I have two meggars,...

    The key word here is "best". I have two meggars, one will do graphs of PI/DAR readings and send them to your PC.
  15. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    Best to use a meggar for that anyway.

    Best to use a meggar for that anyway.
  16. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,050

    Fluke's auto range which when used for certain...

    Fluke's auto range which when used for certain tests can be tricky. Some of the higher end models the range can be selected manually. Why are you asking for a 10K range?
  17. Replies
    11
    Views
    806

    Didn't you have the system isolated first? If...

    Didn't you have the system isolated first? If so, I can't see that happening. I've seen this a few times after restarting the vacuum pump on a system that is under a vacuum even though I ran the...
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    806

    If I may ask, how did you do that?

    If I may ask, how did you do that?
  19. Replies
    53
    Views
    3,805

    I've seen this twice. Considering how much work...

    I've seen this twice. Considering how much work I do, I just must be very unlucky!:whistle:
  20. Replies
    3
    Views
    721

    Nah, just use this gadget:...

    Nah, just use this gadget: http://www.amazon.com/3M-M3000-Hand-Masker-Dispenser/dp/B0002YQ7HO
  21. Replies
    3
    Views
    721

    Recognize this guy?

    An expert at explaining product usage from HVAC to HVLP, I guess.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQSCnOigoZ4
  22. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,979

    Ah, you beat me to it!

    Ah, you beat me to it!
  23. Replies
    53
    Views
    3,805

    Can be more of a issue on MVAC work depending on...

    Can be more of a issue on MVAC work depending on service ports locations.
  24. Replies
    53
    Views
    3,805

    The vacuum gauge just gets in the way while...

    The vacuum gauge just gets in the way while attaching the CRT, IMO. If your going to evacuate, you simply attach the vacuum gauge after you have pressure on the CRT.
  25. Replies
    53
    Views
    3,805

    Seems simpler to just leave the valve core in the...

    Seems simpler to just leave the valve core in the side port.
  26. Replies
    53
    Views
    3,805

    If you use the Appion to remove a valve cores,...

    If you use the Appion to remove a valve cores, what keeps the charge? You leave/have something on the side port all the time?
  27. Replies
    53
    Views
    3,805

    First time I ran into the valve core issue was...

    First time I ran into the valve core issue was pulling a vacuum on a new recovery tank using a Appion CRT.
  28. Replies
    53
    Views
    3,805

    I have seen the "amount" that the valve core is...

    I have seen the "amount" that the valve core is depressed affect the micron level twice already. Luckily that YJ brass adapter has an adjustable depressor.
  29. Replies
    4
    Views
    681

    That's why you test to a known good ground also...

    That's why you test to a known good ground also with a DVM. That's basic electricity trouble shooting.
  30. Replies
    1
    Views
    595

    Don't know if this would apply to you but read...

    Don't know if this would apply to you but read this thread on a regular scale:...
  31. Replies
    62
    Views
    7,172

    What's the point since you have an iManifold and...

    What's the point since you have an iManifold and /or iConnect? Just like to test things? :grin2:
  32. Replies
    58
    Views
    4,883

    True in some ways but sometimes the third party...

    True in some ways but sometimes the third party does the app support as well. It's all farmed out. An example of this is I have a Smart Electrical Meter on my home from the local provider, DTE. ...
  33. Replies
    58
    Views
    4,883

    Developing software and/or hardware outside the...

    Developing software and/or hardware outside the company is nothing new. The automotive O2 sensor was developed by Bosch and the TPMS system was developed by Schrader. I know of at least one YJ...
  34. Amprobe is owned by Fluke now, try them.

    Amprobe is owned by Fluke now, try them.
  35. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,507

    RED is made from mineral oil but do you really...

    RED is made from mineral oil but do you really think that the small amount used is ever going to cause a problem if used on R410A??
  36. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,507

    JoeyD the guy that designed the BluVac stated if...

    JoeyD the guy that designed the BluVac stated if you use too much NyLog and it gets inside the unit it can't be flushed out in the field. It will have to be returned for service. I "assume" this...
  37. Thread: Supco CO1000

    by wptski
    Replies
    2
    Views
    920

    Like most CO detectors the sensor within doesn't...

    Like most CO detectors the sensor within doesn't last forever. If it's old so is the sensor. Typical sensor life on the Supco CO1000 is three years.
  38. Thread: Meter Leads

    by wptski
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,596

    I think it's 1/4" tubing and when slide on up the...

    I think it's 1/4" tubing and when slide on up the tapered tip, they have to be pulled off. Slipped through a twist tie attached to a bag buckle works. I keep two in the battery compartment of my...
  39. Thread: Meter Leads

    by wptski
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,596

    A couple pieces of clear vinyl plastic tubing...

    A couple pieces of clear vinyl plastic tubing trimmed to the proper length on standard probes works just as well as twist probes.
  40. It was posted in another thread that the app...

    It was posted in another thread that the app allows assigning of low and high pressure probes.
  41. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,261

    I used a piece of 1/4" wooden dowel to poke the...

    I used a piece of 1/4" wooden dowel to poke the large one in there so as not to damage it.
  42. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,261

    If you take the depressor out you'd have to...

    If you take the depressor out you'd have to remove the valve core as well from anything it's used on.
  43. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,261

    If you mean in the swivel, no diagram needed. I...

    If you mean in the swivel, no diagram needed. I always got old dental pics from my dentist's office as they work great on removing "O" rings. They swell up as they are used and come out hard. ...
  44. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,171

    My JB Eliminator 3CFM pulls below 20 microns all...

    My JB Eliminator 3CFM pulls below 20 microns all the time.
  45. Look here:...

    Look here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ritchieengineering.yellowjacket&hl=en
  46. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,261

    I've also ran into the problem with Appion VCRT...

    I've also ran into the problem with Appion VCRT Schrader valve cores using a BluVac and YJ brass adapter. Not sure if it was adjusted too deep or not enough.
  47. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,109

    Widely used in automotive work and it's called...

    Widely used in automotive work and it's called "back probing". Here's just one kit available from many manufactures: http://www.amazon.com/Fluke-TP40-Automotive-Back-Probe/dp/B000VRJGT8
  48. Does the OP mean a NC type only? In that case...

    Does the OP mean a NC type only? In that case the Extech DVA30 but no Fluke.
  49. The Fluke T+Pro starts with at 12V LED indicator...

    The Fluke T+Pro starts with at 12V LED indicator at the low end.
  50. Well, you see it all the time, what's the first...

    Well, you see it all the time, what's the first thing people do these days when they see something happening? Pull out their cellphones and record it. To each their own!
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor MagazineThe place where Electrical professionals meet.
Quality Home Comfort Awards