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Valve Selection Crucial in System Design

Valve Selection Crucial in System Design

Many factors influence the selection of valves and process tubes in refrigeration and air-conditioning systems

Manufacturers and designers of air-conditioning, refrigeration, and heat-pump systems must determine the process that will be used for evacuation, charging, and run testing their systems. Valves and process tubes provide the necessary access to the system, but before implementing a solution users must consider the factors specific to each application, including ease-of-use, flow rate, leak rate, cost, and field-service requirements.

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