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Spectronics Corp.: Refrigerant Leak Detection Kit

March 10, 2014

The OLK-400EZ/E Complete EZ-Ject™ Leak Detection Kit contains everything needed to pinpoint refrigerant leaks in small-to-medium air conditioning and refrigeration systems, including high-pressure R-410A systems. 


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Instrumental High-Performance Tools

Vibration, Power, and Sound are Among the Characteristics Tested
March 3, 2014

Before making energy-efficiency improvements within a commercial building, a contractor must establish a baseline measurement. 


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Constructing Comfort — One Tool at a Time

It Takes the Right Instruments to Get the Job Done
March 3, 2014

Once equipped with the right dose of knowledge and the proper tools, contractors are able to offer whole-house “Goldilocks” solutions: Those that fit just right. 


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2014 AHR Expo: Tools

February 17, 2014

The NEWS was very busy at the AHR Expo in New York City, visiting as many booths as possible in search of new products. Below is a comprehensive list of all the tools we found on the show floor.


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2014 AHR Expo: Testing + Monitoring

February 17, 2014

The NEWS was very busy at the AHR Expo in New York City, visiting as many booths as possible in search of new products. Below is a comprehensive list of all the testing and monitoring products we found on the show floor.


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Changes to Compressors, Detectors, Freezers

Developments Reflect Changes in Refrigeration Technologies
November 18, 2013
The constant change in refrigeration technologies is reflected in recent developments in compressors, leak detectors, and absorption freezers.


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Mastercool Inc.: Electronic-UV Leak Detector

October 28, 2013

The Inspector incorporates electronic and UV technology into one unit, ensuring that even the toughest leaks can be found, said the company. 


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General Tools & Instruments: Digital Refrigerant Leak Detector

April 29, 2013

The detector’s features include the lifespan of its proprietary semiconductor sensor — more than 300 hours of operation or 10 years normal use — and sensitivities of 0.05 ounce/year (1.4 g/year) to R-134a and R-22, 0.025 ounce/year (0.7g/year). 


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Testo Inc.: Refrigerant Leak Detector

February 25, 2013
Refrigerant leak detector Model 316-3 is a hand-held detector that delivers optimal sensitivity to all refrigerants, detecting leaks as small as 0.15 oz/year. The detector is resistant to contaminants such as dust, dirt, and oil, the company said. 


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Spectronics Corp.: UV LED Leak Detection Flashlight

December 24, 2012
Compact and lightweight, the Optimax™ 400 is a cordless, true UV LED leak detection flashlight that emits less visible light so refrigerant leaks are clearer and easier to spot, saving valuable inspection time, said the company. It features a high-output UV LED that causes dyes to fluoresce more brilliantly.


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