Finding and fixing holes in AC/R systems can be tough, but preventing them in the first place is something else altogether. While many HVAC professionals incorporate the cleaning and flushing of various parts into their preventative maintenance routines, treating a system with a product like AC Railcool can go the extra mile in terms of addressing pinholes as they happen. AC Railcool is specially designed to travel through AC/R systems to repair pinholes while remaining in the system after the initial application to address subsequent leaks. Consider adding AC Railcool to your preventative maintenance routine and give your clients the gift of reliable performance from their AC/R units.
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In times like these, it becomes readily apparent that HVAC technicians play a critical role in our society. Heating systems, air conditioners, and more often rely on effective repairs to stay running. In turn, these pieces of equipment provide essential services to folks everywhere. Hospitals, restaurants, schools, vehicles, and homes all typically contain an AC/R system or two (or fifty). While HVAC maintenance very rarely seems like a life-or-death situation, effective AC leak repair can have a massive impact on clients who rely on these systems. Here are some tips to keep in mind the next time you perform AC leak repair.
As HVAC professionals know, AC/R systems with copper coils are ubiquitous in day-to-day life. Unfortunately, pros also know that AC corrosion causes these systems to become inefficient and fail over time. There are plenty of contributing factors that lead to AC corrosion and refrigerant leakage. Knowing your clients’ risk factors and being able to determine the root cause of formicary corrosion in their units is crucial. In this week’s blog, we discuss some of the leading causes of AC corrosion as well as detection and repair methods for subsequent pinhole leaks.
If you are an HVAC professional, you have likely stumbled upon some heated discussions about the efficacy of AC leak sealants. Both online and in-person, debate among AC/R professionals rages over whether or not AC leak sealants can be used to effectively and safely seal holes in HVAC systems. There are a few myths surrounding the effectiveness of an AC leak sealant in repairs, and we will debunk some of these myths in this week’s blog. Take a seat and get ready to dive into the facts and myths of leak sealants!
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.
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.