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    dope for reverse osmosis

    I replaced a pump on a reverse osmosis system and no leaks for six months, now it has a slow leak where male pvc threads into the suction side of the pump. I know that ro water can be corrosive to...
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    Great thoughts, thanks. Since there was like now...

    Great thoughts, thanks. Since there was like now water anywhere, I focused more on the electrical but I will need to go back and verify that internal trap is clear. Also possible that the pump is...
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    I verified continuity with the float. It was...

    I verified continuity with the float. It was working and I dont think it got stuck closed, but ive seen some weird stuff. I filled the pump basin and it moves water as designed
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    no humidifier, just a/c

    no humidifier, just a/c
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    Lieberts float

    I ran into a lockout on an older system that may be getting replaced. Stat showed high water, so, I tested the pump and found the drain and evaporator dry. Reset unit and is running fine for now. ...
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    greenhouse plumbing

    Are there any systems or products designed to deal with drainage in greenhouses? Current setup has floor drains that frequently backup with the fine and less fine debris like soil and perlite. Im...
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    It smells like cleaning product and hair is not...

    It smells like cleaning product and hair is not visible in ductwork or under evap coil. My wife has a bad reaction from being inside for hours. Ive been getting a sore throat, but not sure if that...
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    pet dander/allergies

    So Ive moved into a rental where the last tenant had a cat and a dog. Prior to moving in the carpets were cleaned and some type of allergy treatment was supposedly administered. My wife has bad...
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    I was running about the 9th call of the day for a...

    I was running about the 9th call of the day for a warranty company. Dead of winter, no heat call. I knock on the door and a small child with a diaper only answers the door. Three adults are...
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    Well, I was able to locate and seal a number of...

    Well, I was able to locate and seal a number of leaks with some low temp silicone. It appears though that warm air is migrating from the electrical box on top of the cold storage inside the conduit...
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    sealing gaps in walk in fridge

    I was called for some wet electrical inside of a walk in cooler. I closed the door with the lights off and saw a gap at the seam in the box sections. I can access this from both sides. Is there a...
  12. Thread: RTU PMís

    by uffdanow00
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    I would follow a you tube channel by time builder...

    I would follow a you tube channel by time builder for sure. Im always in search of some good reliable and relavent information.
  13. I inspected the door and found no cracks until I...

    I inspected the door and found no cracks until I watched the raceway from the side while opening it. It must be cracked because it deforms and the balls donít engage. As usual, I appreciate all of...
  14. That sucks. It looks like a little round...

    That sucks. It looks like a little round dovetailed plastic piece with a keyway that is part of the door. One of those broke while I was trying to get the hinges in and out but I still couldnt get...
  15. manitowoc ice machine s970 bin door hinge assembly

    For some reason Im struggling with what seems to be an easy repair. I was told that the bin door no longer stays open. I didnt fully remove the original pins and assumed they needed replacement. ...
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    No human response from tech support, I replaced...

    No human response from tech support, I replaced the motor, cap, and resister which measured 4x nameplate value, tilt works with new parts, voltage still the same, not sure why or if it is an issue....
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    Hey olivero, I was working on a tilting skillet...

    Hey olivero, I was working on a tilting skillet sgl 40-tr and there are some steamers, any leads would be much appreciated. Thank you. Kitchen was in a hurry to have this fixed. I soldered in a new...
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    Thanks for confirming my suspicions. I was...

    Thanks for confirming my suspicions. I was trying to correctly troubleshoot their 24 vdc actuator. No movement of the motor with voltage but I was reading 33 volts so Iím not sure if thatís...
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    Cleveland tech support

    Does anyone have a good tech support number for Cleveland where they pick up the phone or return your call? Thanks
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    cleveland sgl-40-tr tilting skillet

    I had a question regarding the motor for the actuator on this unit. I havent worked on one of these motors before. The shaft doesnt spin with voltage applied. I tested with the motor free of the...
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    Best air cleaner for smoke

    This is for an office space conditioned by a residential furnace. Asthmatic non smoker shares with smoker (not inside but carries on clothes) I recommended separate offices but this probably wonít...
  22. Thread: Cotter pins

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    Cotter pins

    I maintain and service a dish accumulater that is about 8 years old and the cotter pins that hold the tray holders are breaking causing mayhem at the middle school lunch room. I tried using what...
  23. I made a similar move a few years ago which...

    I made a similar move a few years ago which worked out well for me. I had a pregnant wife in school, a kid at home and a few resi/ light commercial companies I worked for where I couldnt approach...
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    hot water heater setpoint

    What is recommended for hot water heater setpoint in a commercial building? There are a couple of new buildings where I work, one is a science building and one is an art building for a middle/high...
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    supplemental heat for scene shop

    No heat loss calculation yet, but appears that current setup does not maintain heat in the space. Space is approximately 25 x 100 feet with about 30 foot ceiling. Location is in south Denver. ...
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    Oil on compression fittings

    Iím working with more cheap compression fittings with my current job. Obviously they break if overnighted and leak if under tightened. Instructions say you can use oil. Does anyone recommend oil or...
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    Leak made paper warp on drywall, I believe the...

    Leak made paper warp on drywall, I believe the water travelled the outside of the copper and dispersed at the coupling onto the drywall, so could be condensation, roof leak or? Facility manager said...
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    Intermittent leak

    Every few months a customer has some water damage in a few locations in their ceiling drywall. Climate is dry high desert with occasional heavy rain. Renovation a few years ago, with some roof...
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    Two separate classrooms, there are four heads...

    Two separate classrooms, there are four heads total but two of the rooms get little use, so no smell in those rooms. The building was renovated and there is an abandoned air handler with supplies to...
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    Cassettes are pulling air from the room, return...

    Cassettes are pulling air from the room, return air is not ducted into the space, it just recirculates the existing air with the door closed.
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    Fresh air or air to air exchanger

    I work at a middle/high school where there has been complaints regarding smell in two adjoining rooms (room full of boys is possible source) the temp is conditioned by lg ceiling cassettes with vrf...
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    Food grade silicone

    Where I work there is a dish carousel which feeds a rinse sink and dishwasher. Some of the stainless steel meets a wall which is some sort of plastic. There is heat, grease and detergent, so...
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    I appreciate the education, since this is...

    I appreciate the education, since this is happening after years of operation, would slightly compromised insulated windings in a moist environment cause a ground fault but not a short/ tripped...
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    Why should a freezer not be on a gfci? They seem...

    Why should a freezer not be on a gfci? They seem to have most of the refrigerated appliances on them in this kitchen even if they are not near a sink/water source
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    Uc freezer trips gfci once a week

    Delfield two door under counter freezer with intermittent tripping 20 amp gfci, scratching my head, first time I cleaned the condenser fan blade and plastic cover near fan, coils were clean, unit...
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    Rheem rcba-3765g supply?

    A confusing call, customer off site said one of two air conditioners freezing up and there was a noise at the outdoor units. One unit had an obvious problem which was two heavily plugged one inch...
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    What filter are you using that's $5? I got quoted...

    What filter are you using that's $5? I got quoted three figures for the filters in place where I work
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    Manitowac model rf0244a shurflo lvpo-f1 reorder...

    Manitowac model rf0244a shurflo lvpo-f1 reorder number 94-399-00
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    I'm new to this machine and have basically no ice...

    I'm new to this machine and have basically no ice machine experience so I'm pretty ignorant, what would be an acceptable pressure drop? I m not sure about the amount of usage. They have a distiller...
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    So, let's say the ice machine does not get heavy...

    So, let's say the ice machine does not get heavy usage and the customer wants to minimize the cost of replacing the inlet water filter, doing it less frequently, could you test the filter by timing...
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    Thanks for the great info everyone, the ice is...

    Thanks for the great info everyone, the ice is used for science experiments but you are correct, I wouldn't be there to stop someone from carelessly using it
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    Neglected water filter on ice machine

    What are the possible results of neglecting to change a water filter on an ice machines production, operation? The ice is not used for human consumption
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    Great ideas, thanks, the intent was to make the...

    Great ideas, thanks, the intent was to make the manual control accessible where multiple expensive Ddc controls have failed, some obvious drawbacks to my plan but it doesn't hurt to dream, right
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    ball valve extension

    Id like to manually open and close a ball valve (on demand) which is physically located inside the drop ceiling without getting out a ladder, moving ceiling tile, etc (manual valve from ground...
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    Vendo sandwich case

    I got a rare call for too cold operation. Shelves were warm upon arrival, I cleaned filters, vents combs, temp dropping, checked remote condenser and it shuts off before I get on roof doesn't come...
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    I realize that the temp of the refer is cooling...

    I realize that the temp of the refer is cooling the metal which is lower than the dew point of the surrounding air, I just hadn't seen a clear frost line across a drier while removing refer before. I...
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    Filter drier

    Found an open air case all iced up with defrost timer stuck. Previous tech cleaned coil and said system satisfied after cleaning. I returned with the timer and discharge air wouldn't drop below 38. I...
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    Very helpful. Thank you. I assume checking charge...

    Very helpful. Thank you. I assume checking charge may vary with the machine and application. I serviced a hussman with remote condenser. The sight glass showed liquid. The chart said to add x lbs...
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    Troubleshooting a frozen coil

    I'm new to refrigeration and hoping to become efficient with my troubleshooting. I have seen more than a few product is too warm calls and the freezer evap is frozen. I usually start with the...
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    Thanks for the help!

    Thanks for the help!
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