Refrigeration Training Manual
The refrigeration manual was first published in 2002. It was updated in 2008 in the Second Edition, and in July 2016 the Third Edition. The Fourth Edition is being released now in 2018. It contains 630 pages of the most up to date information, filled with color illustrations and wiring diagrams.
It covers more up to date information than any other source dedicated to commercial refrigeration training. Everything is covered in an easily to understand format, dedicated to the practical side of service training, to easily understand the subject matter. This manual contains unique troubleshooting techniques, with unique forms to record the information needed. You will learn how to use the information you recorded to troubleshoot all of the problems in the system, not just the one that might be the most obvious.
There are sections that cover every refrigerant found in commercial refrigeration units. You can even find chapters covering the newest Hydrocarbon refrigerants (Propane, Butane) currently used in production by most of the major commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturers. This new edition includes the new variable refrigerant flow, and variable speed compressors, and full explanations and details on automated Masterbilt and Beacon walk in box control systems. Many of the other chapters have been updated especially the chapters on EPA requirements and safety.
At the end of each section you will find review questions, with the answers shown in the back of the book.
The subjects include:
- Basic Refrigeration Terms & Definitions
- Basic Refrigeration Cycle
- Refrigerant Controls Devices
- Refrigeration Oils
- Moisture and Driers
- Sight Glasses
- CPR and EPR Valves
- Refrigerant Piping
- System Evacuation
- Receiver Tanks
- Head Pressure Control
- Electric Controls
- Defrost Cycles
- Refrigerant Leak Detection
- Charging Refrigeration Systems
- Suction Heat Exchangers
- Suction Accumulators
- Oil Separators
- Refrigerant Recovery
- Servicing Hydrocarbon Refrigerant Systems
- Special Walk In Box Control Systems
- Troubleshooting Refrigeration Problems
- Special OEM Commercial Refrigeration Controls
- Refrigerant Circuit Protection Problems
- Answers to Review Questions