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Vacuum Pump

Tools and Diagnostic Equipment for Mobile A/C Service

April 29, 2022

Remember it is up to the individual service company or technician to ensure they are following the requirements established in the location where they are working.
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Vacuum pump maintenance

April 26, 2022

As mentioned in last week's blog post, vacuum pumps require regular maintenance and frequent oil changes and  We wanted to provide information on the intervals, so we polled several vacuum suppliers.
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Your A/C season supply list

April 20, 2022

Unfortunately, something that is often absent from these A/C shopping lists is vacuum pump oil, and multiple containers of it should be included.
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Air contamination in an A/C system can ruin your day

February 2, 2022

I had a memorable encounter with air contamination in the mid 1990s.  I was conducting a lot of retrofit clinics at the time and had recently acquired a demo refrigerant identifier which I took to those clinics. At one clinic, there was a technician who was extremely interested in the refrigerant identifier.  
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Low refrigerant charge and the search for real data

June 22, 2021

I had read about how low refrigerant charges could increase compressor operating temperatures and decrease the amount of oil flowing to compressors, but I had never been able to find results from any tests. After discussing this with MACS, we decided to do some testing to get some real data.
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Temperature Matters

May 11, 2021

In addition to having good contact with connectors and getting accurate readings, there are some other important things to remember when doing temperature testing.
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