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For professionals in the air-conditioning and refrigeration installation and repair trade, this book is an essential toolbox guide. Covers compressors, controls, components, motors, pipe, tube, valves and fittings, whole systems, and ozone-friendly refrigerants. Describes physics of vapor-compression and absorption cycles, and operation and installation of complete systems. Complete coverage of tubing: choosing, bending, and installing. Full description of all popular metering devices and electrical and electronic controls, heavily illustrated. 20 pages of troubleshooting for vapor-compression and ammonia systems, metering devices, oil-control systems, for air- and water-cooled condensers, motors and pumps. Standard ACR procedures include draining and adding oil, system startup and cleanup, detecting leaks, recovering refrigerant, drying, evacuating and charging a system, and periodic maintenance.



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