ZoomLock™ Tool Review For those of you that are new to press-fit tools we will cover the features of the Klauke 19 kn tool used on ZoomLock™ fittings, this includes the tool, jaw sets, fittings and accessories required to make...
The Mighty Bracket™ makes installations of wall mounted air conditioners capable of being done by one person safely. No need for someone to hold the wall mounted A/C unit like this guy below, while you make the piping or...
ZoomLock Value Calculator Review The ZoomLock Value Calculator provides a quick way to analyze the cost difference between doing a project with brazed joints versus the ZoomLock press-fit connection method. In this article we will do a ZoomLock Value Calculator...
VRF System Control Wiring This VRF System control wiring is for a VRF VRV Heat Recovery System with single port branch selector boxes. The control wiring is very simple, it’s basically two 18 gauge wires that go from the thermostat...
VRF VRV Advantages

VRF Advantages

VRF Advantages Heat Recovery units can utilize heat removed from zones providing cooling to heating zones requiring heat. VRF systems take up less room than other system types, freeing up valuable mechanical room space for other purposes. ...
https://youtu.be/xgSWw_vcepI VRF / VRV manufactures require that you use their proprietary software to design the refrigeration piping for the installation of their VRF systems. You or your engineer will need to have a cooling...
lokring tool and fitting

Lokring Fitting

The LOKRING fitting is a Pressfit fitting used for many applications within many industries. We will be looking at the LOKRING for its potential use with refrigerants in the VRF/VRV industry. (Click here to Enlarge Lokring Infographic) Share this Image On...
ZoomLock Max vs RLS

RLS vs ZoomLock Max

On August 13, 2020, the inventor and manufacturer of the original ZoomLock fittings – RLS, LLC – announced it was ending its relationship with Parker-Hannifin and will no longer supply its fittings to Parker to sell under...
ZoomLock Fitting Cost Analysis

ZoomLock Cost Analysis

ZoomLock Cost Analysis Determining if there is value in using a press-fit joint such as ZoomLock™ requires that you look at several factors that impact cost and quality. We covered the technical aspects of ZoomLock™ in another article; see ZoomLock...
Should you install a VRF Heat Recovery or VRF Heat Pump system for a Residential home or commercial property? We will discuss three options you have related to air-cooled split systems, not including rooftop...