Microchannel heat exchanger

Microchannel coil: fix or replace


by Lance Robinson

I vote for fix. Anytime you can fix a condenser as opposed to replacing it, is a good day for all in the repair business. Less time = more money. Customers are happier and all around better vibe. Replacement of perfectly good coil makes no sense. Instead make the fix in less than 5 minutes with a propane torch and a few simple instruments all HVAC techs have on hand.

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Microchannel coil

The most advanced microchannel technology comes to Europe


Alcoil, York, PA, one of the world’s foremost manufacturers of microchannel heat exchangers for condenser, evaporator, heat pump and water coil applications, and Kaltra, a developer and manufacturer of innovative cooling solutions, announced a new broad partnership.

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Microchannel heat exchanger

Formicary corrosion



Approximately 10% of heat exchanger failures are connected with leaks caused by formicary corrosion. Organic compounds remain on copper tubes during manufacturing and fabrication of the HVAC equipment, are able to advance to formicary corrosion only with the simultaneous presence of moisture, oxygen, and acids. Read more

Microchannel heat exchanger

Aluminum coils: recommendations for cleaning


by Carter Stanfield

Aluminum coils are here to stay. Not only have they been applied successfully for years by Kaltra in their spiney fin condenser coils, they have also been used for years as evaporator coils in refrigerators.

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Microchannel coils fast becoming industry standard


Since the introduction of the next generation all-aluminum microchannel coils, their acceptance in the process and HVAC industries has been nothing short of remarkable! The microchannel coil advantages are the future and rapidly becoming the norm because of the many benefits they provide in new HVAC equipment.

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Evaporative air handler

Evapair: new generation evaporative air handler


Evaporative cooling takes advantage of using water for humidification of warm and dry air and leads to significant energy savings in data center applications.

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Field tests for evaluating microchannel heat exchangers with variable fin pitch


Field tests for evaluating microchannel heat exchangers with variable fin pitch (VFP-MCHE) performance have been started this week. VFP-MCHE design features variable fin pitches and dimensions, tube geometries, port shapes, and the location of fins and tubes within the same heat exchanger core.

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Raised floor

Raised floor systems


Kaltra offers a full range of comprehensive raised floor solutions specifically designed for use in commercial buildings, data centers, clean rooms, and industrial facilities where strength and durability are critical.

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Turbocor chiller

Environment-friendly R1234ze chillers with oil-free centrifugal compressors


The Lightstream Turbo chiller family has been designed with attention to every detail to maximize operational reliability. It is ideally suited to the requirements of mission-critical applications like data centers, telecom facilities and clean rooms, and in every area where reliability is a crucial factor.

Due to its excellent efficiency at part-load conditions, the Lighstream Turbo chiller is a brilliant economy solution for applications where the heat load is not constant or expected to increase.

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Microchannel heat exchangers: advantages and benefits


All-aluminium microchannel heat exchanging products are now being widely used in the HVAC industry: they provide higher performance, smaller size, features and capabilities not found in traditional fin/tube heat exchangers.

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