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by Auto Engineer
Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Refrigerant R134a
Replies: 14
Views: 14604

Re: Refrigerant R134a

-- If I flush, I use refrigerant flushing adapters on my recovery machine. Very interesting, I bought a flushing kit that came with a cylinder including high and low pressure connections, I have never used it to date as I am unsure how it works in conjunction with my Refrigerant Management Station ...
by Auto Engineer
Tue Sep 06, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Pressure testing a compressor
Replies: 20
Views: 22012

Re: Pressure testing a compressor

So you guys must live in very hot climates then, our static pressures are normally 5 bar and yours are approx 10.5 bar. Our ambient temperature over here is approx 21 degrees C, so maybe yours is double at about 42 ish degrees C ?
by Auto Engineer
Tue Sep 06, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Refrigerant R134a
Replies: 14
Views: 14604

Re: Refrigerant R134a

I spoke with the AC engineer at work today who repairs our garage equipment, I asked about the filtering of refrigerant in these refrigerant management stations and he advised that the new machines, mine is about 12 months old, have a built in filtration system, he said what happens is you recover t...
by Auto Engineer
Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Refrigerant R134a
Replies: 14
Views: 14604

Re: Refrigerant R134a

Thanks for the replies, I would assume that my refrigerant management station would have a built in filter that filters impurities before filling a air con system on a vehicle?
by Auto Engineer
Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:29 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Refrigerant R134a
Replies: 14
Views: 14604

Refrigerant R134a

I thought this might be an interesting question. Assuming no losses of refrigerant over several years, does the refrigerant R134a deteriorate with age? Next question, again assuming no losses of refrigerant over several years, if the refrigerant analysed is 100% recoverable, once recovered into a Re...
by Auto Engineer
Sun Sep 04, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 1
Views: 16192

Introduction

Hello Admin, members. I couldn't find a section on the forum for new members to introduce themselves, so I thought I would do that here. My name is David, I have been working in the automotive trade since I left school some thirty odd years ago, and although I have worked my way round air conditioni...