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  • Stop Refrigerant Leaks for Peak Performance of HVAC Systems

    MWalton Dec, 13, 2019

    Stop Refrigerant Leaks for Peak Performance of HVAC Systems

    When a customer complains that their air conditioner is not working correctly, their freezer is not staying cold, or their equipment is overheating, a refrigerant leak may be to blame. While low levels of refrigerant in the system are a symptom of the problem, holes and corrosion are often the real culprits. When HVAC professionals are working on getting their clients’ units as efficient as possible, sealing holes and addressing structural issues is essential. In this blog, we will go over the importance of leak repair as well as a method that can be used to stop refrigerant leaks permanently.

  • AC Railcool: Ideal for Pinhole Repairs and Leak Prevention

    MWalton Dec, 06, 2019

    AC Railcool: Ideal for Pinhole Repairs and Leak Prevention

    Formicary corrosion and other causes of pinhole leaks can wreak havoc on any HVAC system, and AC/R technicians often have their work cut out for them when it comes to diagnosing and addressing malfunctioning units. Although there are some ways that home and business owners can preserve the health of their HVAC units, leak prevention in these systems presents significant challenges. Fortunately, Cool Air Products has devised a product that both repairs pinhole leaks and helps prevent them from occurring in the first place. Read on to learn more about how AC Railcool can help you keep your clients’ AC/R systems running at peak efficiency.

  • Air Conditioner Acid Formation and Removal

    MWalton Nov, 23, 2019

    Air Conditioner Acid Formation and Removal

    One of the most common causes of refrigerant leaks in AC/R units is the presence of acids in the system. While technicians can patch holes, leaks are likely to reoccur unless the acid is removed from the system. How do these acids form? How can HVAC technicians safely and effectively remove these acids? In this week’s blog, we will explore the causes of acidic refrigerant and one method used to remove air conditioner acid.

  • Air Conditioner UV Dye, Nitrogen, and More: 3 Ways to Detect AC Leaks

    MWalton Nov, 16, 2019

    Air Conditioner UV Dye, Nitrogen, and More: 3 Ways to Detect AC Leaks

    Finding holes in AC/R systems can be a challenge. Frozen units are often malfunctioning due to a loss of refrigerant, and finding all leaks in the system is an essential part of making lasting repairs. From the age-old soap bubble test to modern electronic leak detectors, there are plenty of methods that one can use to detect leaks in HVAC units. Read on to learn about different methods of leak detection and why you should consider adding air conditioner UV dye to your toolkit. 

  • Combining HVAC Repair Products for Superior Leak Repair

    MWalton Nov, 08, 2019

    Combining HVAC Repair Products for Superior Leak Repair

    When you are servicing an AC/R unit, there are a few different ways to approach leak repair. Some technicians prefer internal liquid sealants, and others prefer external putties. When it comes to fixing refrigerant leaks, technicians and clients both want a permanent, reliable fix. To that end, some professionals choose to utilize both internal and external HVAC repair products for some repairs. This practice allows HVAC professionals to reinforce their repairs and get the best of both products. In this week’s blog, we will discuss the benefits of combining different types of HVAC repair products when fixing refrigerant leaks.

  • Why Removing AC Acid is a Must When Replacing AC/R Compressors

    MWalton Nov, 01, 2019

    Why Removing AC Acid is a Must When Replacing AC/R Compressors

    There are a few ways that acid forms in AC/R units and the result of acid buildup is corrosion and damage to sensitive parts of the system. Much of the time, the cause of the presence of acid in AC/R systems is a burnt-out compressor. While replacing the compressor can often save the system, you must also remove all traces of acid from the refrigerant for your repair to be successful in the long term. Read on to learn more about why acid formation occurs in AC/R systems and how you can effectively remove AC acid residue.

  • 3 Reasons to Use Air Conditioner Heat Absorption Putty

    MWalton Oct, 25, 2019

    3 Reasons to Use Air Conditioner Heat Absorption Putty

    When it’s time to pull out your blowtorch and weld some components together in an HVAC unit you’re servicing, what do you use to protect the area around the weld? A surprising number of folks surround the area with a wet rag, or they use nothing at all. Welding and brazing AC/R components without the proper heat absorption products can cause parts to warp, bend, discolor, or break. In this week’s blog, we will discuss a few reasons why you should bring air conditioner heat absorption putty with you on every call.

  • Air Conditioner Coil Cleaners: Why You Should Switch to Tablets

    MWalton Oct, 18, 2019

    Air Conditioner Coil Cleaners: Why You Should Switch to Tablets

    As you know, keeping air conditioner coils clean has numerous benefits. Systems with clean coils often need less service, they operate more efficiently, and they have a longer life. All of these things benefit the customer, so it behooves you to help your clients keep their coils clean. However, air conditioner coil cleaners can be incredibly inconvenient to tote around; many old fashioned cleaners consist of large bottles of liquid that must be sprayed through a system. Fortunately, the experts at Cool Air Products have designed a series of air conditioner coil cleaners in tablet form. These tablets are compact, lightweight, and easy to use and transport. Read on to learn more about air conditioner coil cleaners from Cool Air Products and how they edge out the competition.

  • Using Internal Sealants to Stop Refrigerant Leaks

    MWalton Oct, 11, 2019

    Using Internal Sealants to Stop Refrigerant Leaks

    When servicing AC/R systems, you likely experience issues of different severity. While some parts or units need to be replaced entirely due to damage or corrosion, some fixes can be relatively quick and straightforward. Formicary corrosion is a typical result of acid in AC/R systems, and this often causes refrigerant to leak through tiny holes in the system. Fortunately, the pinprick holes left behind by acid can often be repaired once the acid is removed. Internal sealants that are manufactured today are an excellent repair option for HVAC technicians, as they allow for quick, easy, and cost-effective AC/R repair. Read on to learn why you should use internal sealants to stop refrigerant leaks.

  • AC Leak Repair: How to Track Down Leaks in AC/R Systems

    MWalton Oct, 04, 2019

    AC Leak Repair: How to Track Down Leaks in AC/R Systems

    When customers report a malfunctioning AC unit, refrigerator, or other AC/R system, there are a few potential culprits. Refrigerant leaks due to corrosion in AC coils are a common occurrence, and the first step in AC leak repair is locating any holes in the system. There are a few ways to detect these holes, and Cool Air Products has developed two products that can be used either internally or externally for leak detection. Read on to learn more about tracking down leaks in AC/R systems, and consider adding these two products to your AC leak repair arsenal.

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