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    CAP TUBE TERMINATION

    anyone doing this 🔻
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    to help ensure the braze doesn't clog it ??

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    Not sure because It's the first time I've seen this done.

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    Was that brazed into a filter-drier?

    I can see that angled cut would prevent a restriction if you were to insert the tube too far into the drier...like up against the inlet screen. So on a factory production line it would make measuring the proper insertion length unnecessary.

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    icemeister, in the 2nd. photo your looking at a 3/16" liquid line coming from the filter. I had removed the cap tube from there. I like your thought thou, it would act as a measuring stick for a filter insersion. Maybe the engineer was thinking more area for less chance of a blockage. Or well maybe it's a production process......

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    It is "pinched off", right? Not cut at an angle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David Goodman View Post
    It is "pinched off", right? Not cut at an angle.
    It's cut like that OEM, a first for me.

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    It is to prevent restriction.

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    This is to make sure the bore is fully open ,,, only down side is if your capillary rests up against the wall you end up with a blockage or restriction. We stopped doing this in the manufacturing environment for this very reason.
    We went to straight cut , check your bore , push your capillary in 50mm & make sure it doesn't bottom out , if so bring it back a bit.
    The primary function of the design engineer is to make things difficult for the fabricator and impossible for the serviceman.

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