Components & Accessories

Emerson Climate Technologies Inc.: Compressor, Motor Control Drive

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The latest generation of 2-5 ton Copeland Scroll™ variable-speed compressor and motor control drive enables system manufacturers to achieve 25-plus SEER and 13-plus HSPF, the company said.


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Uponor Inc.: Multiport Tees

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Two engineered polymer (EP) multiport tees are designed to meet the increasing demand in commercial plumbing systems using cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) pipe, the company said. 


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Bitzer US Inc.: Ammonia Compressors

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Available with a capacity range of 100-450 tons of refrigeration (TR), the ammonia compressor packs (ACP) are a range of compressor units designed for use with refrigerant R-717. 


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GSA Studies Maglev Chiller Efficiency

Federal Program Recommends Variable-Speed Maglev Technology for Chiller Replacement
By Kimberly Schwartz
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Because the recommendation is only for end-of-life replacement, the hope is that implementing this technology will result in a gradual greening of chillers across GSA’s facilities. 


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ebm-papst Inc.: Centrifugal Fan

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As part of a complete line, RadiPac EC centrifugal fans from 250-1,250 mm are available in a variety of support bracket and cube designs. 


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Uniweld Products Inc.: Anti-Blowback Hose

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The compact design of the EZ Turn™ Anti-Blowback Hose allows it to fit in tight work spaces and the deep square knurling gives the user complete fingertip control.


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The Professor: Troubleshooting Using Compressor Discharge Temp

Checking Over an Often Overlooked Aspect of Servicing
By John Tomczyk
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The compressor’s discharge line temperature is important because it is an indication of the amount of heat absorbed in the evaporator and suction line and any heat of compression generated by the compression process.


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Ice Breaker: Brazing and Soldering Procedures Need Care

Tips for Working Safely with Torches
By Joe Marchese
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Refrigeration technicians need to use extreme care when working with torches during the brazing and soldering process. The flames of a torch can easily reach 3,000°F. At this temperature, serious damage can be the result of misuse and carelessness.


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Johnson Controls Acquires Air Distribution Technologies

Company Looks to Expand in Building Space in $1.6 Billion Deal
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Within the Johnson Controls portfolio, ADTI will be aligned under the building efficiency platform, where it will operate with its own brands, distribution channels, and employees. 


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Aquatherm: Polypropylene Pipe

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The polypropylene pipe (PP-R) systems are connected via heat fusion, which bonds pipe and fitting at a molecular level, creating a connection that lasts a lifetime and eliminates toxic materials, glues, resins, and open flames from piping installations.


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