Decatur, IL, May 07, 2015 –(PR.com)– T/CCI Manufacturing will offer an upcoming MACS (Mobile Air Conditioning Society) Clinic, featuring CAT vehicle service and T/CCI climatic wind tunnel technology. This mobile A/C clinic will be hands-on and diagnostics-centered, perfect for heavy duty and off-road vehicle A/C technicians. The event is being held on May 29, 2015 in Decatur, IL. Registration for MACS members is $75 and $125 for non-members. Register at www.macsw.org or call 215/631-7020 x 306.
During this unique service demonstration T/CCI Manufacturing will provide a real charge determination of a “normal” passenger vehicle including allowing participants to plot pressure temperatures, superheat and sub-cooling. Using the same vehicle and climatic wind tunnel will continue the charge determination into an “overcharged” condition to demonstrate the effect on not properly compensating for residual oil in the system. T/CCI will then pull charge and oil from the same system which will dramatically show the effect of reduced refrigerant and oil charge. T/CCI will facilitate the walk-through of the climatic wind tunnel to demonstrate severe cooling conditions.
Daniel Spurgeon from Caterpillar will cover the following topics focusing on service for CAT vehicles:
· Review importance of pulling a deep vacuum
· Refrigerant recovery, system evacuation, and recharge procedure
· Leak detection importance; comparison of different methods
· Review conditioner groups from several machine products (plan to have several units on display)
· Review of individual system components and their function (dryers, accumulators, expansion devices, and more.)
T/CCI (www.tccimfg.com) manufactures built to last quality, dependable, and environmentally safe compressors for a wide range of vehicle applications. Widely respected, ISO-certified T/CCI is a global leader with over 50 years’ experience manufacturing heavy duty compressors and clutches for the mobile air-conditioning and refrigeration industries, including for a wide range of vehicles from construction and military to heavy-duty trucking and bus transit. This wide range of OEM heavy duty compressors supplies companies such as Caterpillar, CNH, Navistar, ThermoKing, and Carrier. Global customers recognize value of a well-respected HVAC supplier with advanced technologies including the custom LabView based acquisition system designed to protect the quality and accuracy of data.
T/CCI’s CNC Machining division is respected for high precision large format including metal turning, milling, drilling, and assembly. With services that range from design to assembly, T/CCI is a full service manufacturing partner to many large companies and in industries from construction to oil fracking to railroads. The T/CCI Climatic Wind Tunnel is located in Decatur, IL. Wind tunnel engineers are on-site with direct access to a multi-million dollar R & D lab and engineering test facility. The climatic wind tunnel tests air conditioning cool down, heater warm-up, defrosting, defogging, engine & transmission cooling, road loads, inclines, trailer towing, city traffic simulation, front end airflow, hot or cold soak evaluations and custom test development. Key attributes of the tunnel include temperature control, humidity range, airflow dynamometer, repeat-ability and solar simulation. Follow T/CCI on Twitter at @TCCI_Mfg.
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