Trends in Refrigeration-Leak Detection
Learn about six common techniques for leak-checking R-410A systems; brazing errors and how to avoid them; and a tip to check for a leaking refrigerant-access port valve. View the original article from RSES Journal Publication date: May 2012 Leak detection is more important today than in any other era of air-conditioning and refrigeration because of R-410A’s emergence as a preferred…
Refrigerant Leak Detection
Reprinted from the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration News. View the original article. Publication date March 7, 2011 In the United States, the gravity of refrigerant leakage has evoked a stern warning from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authorizing fines up to $25,000 per day for each violation for contractors and service people who vent…
The “Light” Way to Pinpoint Leaks
When a system loses refrigerant, it uses up to fifty percent more electricity and delivers a reduced level of comfort, which ultimately leads to costly callbacks to fix those pesky leaks. YELLOW JACKET® Fluorescent Leak Scanners use powerful UV beams to accurately detect leaks, even previously undetected leaks, as small as 1/4 ounce per year….