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A/C Refrigerant

A Sure Sign Of A Restriction

January 24, 2023

By Richard Hawkins In the January 4th blog article, we covered a tech call that involved a customer who was experiencing an issue with the low side of an A/C...
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Deere allows farmers to repair their own equipment

January 22, 2023

by Steve Schaeber, MACS technical editor After years of debate, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed by the world’s largest farm machinery manufacturer. On January 8, 2023, Deere...
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Follow up on the 12/30/22 EPA virtual public hearing

January 12, 2023

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Let me start off by saying Happy New Year! to everyone, and here’s to a great 2023! Since many of you were on holiday...
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A Memorable Tech Call

January 4, 2023

by Richard Hawkins Happy New Year to everyone. Hope you all had a good holiday season. We will begin the year on something of a light note. I am sometimes...
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EPA proposes GWP limit for five MVAC subsectors

December 22, 2022

By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor The mobile air conditioning industry has, so far, used R-1234yf refrigerant primarily in passenger vehicles and light duty trucks. Although MACS has reported on...
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Staying RRR current

October 25, 2022

The refrigerant checked out fine. No contamination with other refrigerants and no air contamination.  Their machine pulled 30 ounces out of that system.
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Essentials in PHEV and BEV Thermal  Management

October 25, 2022

You can attend HVAC Hide and Seek for Electrified Vehicles: Essentials in PHEV and BEV Thermal  Management with Dave Hobbs at MACS 2023 Training Event and Trade Show. class on Thursday, February 2 from 9:45-11:15am and again from 2:45-4:15pm.
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The ambient temperature differences

October 11, 2022

That hose is easy to get to, so I whipped it off of there and had the new one on probably in less than 3 minutes.  The owner was standing there watching and thought I was finished when I tightened up the second connection. He said he was going to go up and pay and would be back to get the car and hit the road.
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TEXA joins MACS Trade Show

October 11, 2022

TEXA joins MACS Trade Show!  MACS Training Event and Trade Show will take place February 2-4, 2023, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. TEXA joined MACS as a member in 2018 and is supporting MACS Training Event as a Silver Co-Sponsor of the Welcoming Reception at the Wildhorse Saloon in downtown Nashville.
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Visit ITWSexton at MACS 2023 Training Event

October 4, 2022

ITW Sexton has been a global leader in the design and manufacture of two-piece aerosol cans for over 60 years. With a variety of styles and sizes to choose from, ITW Sexton’s product line makes it easy to select the ideal solution for a wide range of standard and customized containers - from high-pressure, specialty gases to low-pressure consumer goods. Backed by the ITW family of companies, ITW Sexton is the preferred supplier of aerosol cans for customers that demand the highest level of safety and quality.
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Repairify joins the MACS 2023 Training Event

September 30, 2022

Repairify joins the MACS 2023 Training Event and Trade Show as an exhibitor. Chris Chesney of Repairify will also deliver the Keynote address on Thursday, February 2 at 11:30am. Chris will discuss The Future of Automotive Service. The big event will take place February 2-4, 2023, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.
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The refrigerant left in a system after recovery

September 27, 2022

First, here is a brief review of the results of the R/R/R machine test covered in last week's article.   A J2210 R/R/R machine left 9 ounces of refrigerant in a system which had contained 27 ounces, after doing a "complete" recovery. 
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