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How to get the most out of the TruBlu Evacuation rig, quickly and safely achieve deep, dry and tight systems. TruBlu hoses are dedicated evacuation hoses and should never be used as refrigerant transport hoses or for positive pressure application. Oils used in refrigeration applications also have an affinity for moisture. Moreover, oil coating the […]

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The table below can be used to convert between commonly used vacuum units: % Vacuum Torr (mm Mercury) Micron psia, (lb/in2 abs) Inches Mercury Absolute Inches Mercury Gauge kPa abs 0.0 760.0 760,000 14.7 29.92 0.00 101.4 1.3 750.0 750,000 14.5 29.5 0.42 99.9 1.9 735.6 735,600 14.2 28.9 1.02 97.7 7.9 700.0 700,000 13.5

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Infrared thermometers are the most common tool used for non-contact temperature measurements.  Another common tool is thermal imagers which have wider and more sophisticated features. Infrared thermometers and thermal imagers are similar in the fact they both detect infrared radiation and turn it into a temperature reading. However, thermal imagers have several advantages compared to infrared thermometers.

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As a technician have you ever started vacuuming down your system and then discovered half-way through that you might have a problem with one or some of your fittings preventing you from getting good vacuum? A quality core removal tool should be part of every refrigeration technicians and AC installers tool kit. The core function

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Very few engineers need reminding about how important it is to contain refrigerant, regardless of whether it’s for a motor vehicle or an air-conditioning unit. However, just because we have access to a refrigerant recovery machine doesn’t mean it’s the best suited. Refrigerant recovery machines can be used in different industries and be sourced from

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One of the most common roles of an engineer in the HVAC industry is refrigerant recovery. As some refrigerants have been found to have an impact on the environment, the rule surrounding how refrigerant is dealt with have become stricter. Engineers will be keen to ensure that they’re carrying out every aspect of their role

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The use of air conditioning is nothing new. In fact, it has been one of the most reliable ways of maintaining a comfortable temperature for several years but that doesn’t mean things don’t change. Although the main principles of the air conditioning unit are the same, the refrigerant of choice is slowly changing. As a

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Two men died in a poultry processing factory in Norfolk, UK, after it’s believed there were overcome by fumes from a refrigerator gas leak. The two men were believed to have been working near where a refrigeration gas leak occurred. There has been no confirmation that a refrigerant leak was to blame, but it is

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