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...
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...
Refrigerant Monitoring Code Requirements ASHRAE 15 requires the monitoring of refrigerant leaks under certain conditions within a mechanical room, but what about an occupied space where refrigerant is circulated through VRF/VRV (Variable Refrigerant Flow) Indoor Fan Coils? When is a...
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...
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 Piping Hangers and Expansion Loops When hanging or fastening VRF copper refrigerant piping that involves long runs, then some form of considerations needs to be made for expansion due to temperature differences. If no allowances are made for expansion in...
Tenant Submetering How do you bill tenants for their share of the use of a piece of air conditioning equipment that is shared amongst more than one tenant in your building? If you have a VRF Air Conditioning system, where...
Refrigerant piping insulation has historically escaped the scrutiny that it has found itself under recently in some jurisdictions. What could possibly be such a big deal with plain old boring refrigerant piping insulation? With energy codes getting stricter during...
SmartLock Fitting

SmartLock Fitting

SmartLock Fitting Review There is another ACR fitting available that eliminates brazing in refrigerant systems called the SmartLock fitting. We will review the SmartLock fitting vs Brazed fittings in this article.
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...