Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 13 of 16

Thread: clogged dryer

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    new jersey
    Posts
    25

    clogged dryer

    do any you techs out there seen a dryer clogged this much?
    was on a 4' slide top bottle cooler with a 1/3 hp embraco compressor and believe it or not is little heart was still pumping.
    i think they are great compressors, very dependable, not like Tecumseh they suck!!!!
    Attached Images Attached Images  

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Posts
    12,248
    Isn't that just what they look like inside? Are you sure that isn't just the desiccant?

    PHM
    -------





    Quote Originally Posted by coolerman View Post
    do any you techs out there seen a dryer clogged this much?
    was on a 4' slide top bottle cooler with a 1/3 hp embraco compressor and believe it or not is little heart was still pumping.
    i think they are great compressors, very dependable, not like Tecumseh they suck!!!!
    PHM
    --------
    The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    new jersey
    Posts
    25
    That's is the inlet of the drier, those spun drivers are clear from the inlet till 1" in, them a screen, then is the desiccant inclose in mesh bag.
    That one was full of crap from the inlet to the screen, I don't know from were that crap came from

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2000
    Location
    Guayaquil EC
    Posts
    10,315
    The only component in a system which could be the source crap is the compressor. Some compressors are crappier than others, so one might expect more crap to be generated by a crappy compressor.

    Filters are designed to catch a lot of crap. As shown in the pictures, when they've done their job they stop working because they're full of crap...so you must install a new filter to catch the remaining crap being generated by the compressor.

    The compressor will eventually stop working too...when it no longer can produce crap because it's crapped out.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    DFW, TX
    Posts
    664
    Quote Originally Posted by icemeister View Post
    The only component in a system which could be the source crap is the compressor. Some compressors are crappier than others, so one might expect more crap to be generated by a crappy compressor.

    Filters are designed to catch a lot of crap. As shown in the pictures, when they've done their job they stop working because they're full of crap...so you must install a new filter to catch the remaining crap being generated by the compressor.

    The compressor will eventually stop working too...when it no longer can produce crap because it's crapped out.



    Looks like a Perlick. I hate those little compressors and those POS square condenser fan motors....

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    maryland, baltimore
    Posts
    135
    I have seen them dirty but not like that, replace it with a Sporlan 032 capt, we cut them at the other end as that will show you what really made it to captube. Compreesor is probably failing.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    474
    Had one a few years back that was clogged like that. Had to replace compressor, cap tube and drier. Started back up and it was still restricted. Outlet of the condenser was plugged with the same kind of stuff. Had to blow it out with nitro. Burned compressor oil from overheating.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Posts
    12,248
    Is that when it throws a seven?

    PHM
    -----





    Quote Originally Posted by icemeister View Post
    The only component in a system which could be the source crap is the compressor. Some compressors are crappier than others, so one might expect more crap to be generated by a crappy compressor.

    Filters are designed to catch a lot of crap. As shown in the pictures, when they've done their job they stop working because they're full of crap...so you must install a new filter to catch the remaining crap being generated by the compressor.

    The compressor will eventually stop working too...when it no longer can produce crap because it's crapped out.
    PHM
    --------
    The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    new jersey
    Posts
    25
    And about using a digital thermostat that have a extra probe to strap to discharge tubing, 3 or 4" away from the compressor, that will shot off just the condensing unit when reaches 190-200 degrees, when the condenser is all clogged up

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Montana
    Posts
    73
    gotta flow nitro when brazing.... was that one 134A? plugged condenser and oil baking?

  11. #11
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    3,506
    Quote Originally Posted by icemeister View Post
    The only component in a system which could be the source crap is the compressor. Some compressors are crappier than others, so one might expect more crap to be generated by a crappy compressor.

    Filters are designed to catch a lot of crap. As shown in the pictures, when they've done their job they stop working because they're full of crap...so you must install a new filter to catch the remaining crap being generated by the compressor.

    The compressor will eventually stop working too...when it no longer can produce crap because it's crapped out.
    That's hilarious.

  12. #12
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Spring City, Pennsylvania, United States
    Posts
    190
    Name:  image.jpg
Views: 160
Size:  74.0 KB
    Here's a pic of a suction drier that had a 40 psi drop across it! I have a feeling that this compressor will be done pumping its crap soon.

  13. #13
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    585
    Quote Originally Posted by icemeister View Post
    The only component in a system which could be the source crap is the compressor. Some compressors are crappier than others, so one might expect more crap to be generated by a crappy compressor.

    Filters are designed to catch a lot of crap. As shown in the pictures, when they've done their job they stop working because they're full of crap...so you must install a new filter to catch the remaining crap being generated by the compressor.

    The compressor will eventually stop working too...when it no longer can produce crap because it's crapped out.
    Woah 9 craps? Tell us how you really feel about that crap in the system.
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event