https://youtu.be/C8VLjBnkEcs … [Read more...] about Vacuum & Evacuation
Watching some very good video reviews of the new TruBlu Hoses and the Fieldpiece VP85, and got into some discussion as to if attaching 1/4" hoses to the sides of the core tools can affect the evacuation. In short, yes it does and the difference is worth noting. Everything you attach to the rig … [Read more...] about Does it Matter what is Attached to Your Evacuation Rig?
Have you ever wondered why your old refrigerator never needs service, gauges installed, and can run for 30 years that way maybe only needing an occasional cleaning of the condenser? For crying out loud, utilities are buying these old energy hogs through some programs because they never seem to die. … [Read more...] about The Pitfalls of Bad Vacuum Gauge Placement
As a primer to this post, I would not have done the evacuation quite this way, with multiple pulldown and isolations at 500 microns, the goal was to demonstrate the characteristics of a system with moisture and to prove that "hitting 500 microns" is not enough. Hitting 500 microns in no way shape … [Read more...] about Why Hitting 500 Microns is Not Enough!