Refrigerant management definitions

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Refrigerant management definitions
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  1. Capable of being mixed in all proportions
    Miscible
  2. A material that conducts electricity little or not at all.
    Dielectric
  3. The temperature at which was seperates out (precipitates) from a a mixture of 10% oil + 90% refrigerant. 
    Flock Point.  is a measure of an oil's relative tendency to seperate wax when mixed with a non-soluble refrigerant.
  4. Any of the five chemically related nonmetallic elements that include flourine, chlorine, cromine, iodine, and astatine.
    Halogen
  5. New, original, nonrecycled refrigerant.
    Virgin refrigerant
  6. A constant-boiling mixture.  A mixture of two liquids that boils at a constant composition-the vapor's composition is the same as the liquids.
    Azeotrope
  7. The process of seperating constituents of a liquid by boiling it then condensing the vapor that is produced.
    Distill
  8. When one or more refrigerants of the same blend leak at a faster rate than other refrigerants in the blend, only possible when liquid and vapor exsist at the same time
    Fractionation
  9. A tube that extends from the compressor or filter drier of a hermetic system.  It's used to gain access to the selected system.
    Process stub.
  10. The atmosphere between 7 + 30 miles above the earth where a layer of ozone filters out ultraviolet light.
    Stratosphere
  11. To furnish with new equipment parts that weren't available when a device/system was first manufactured
    retrofit
  12. when two substances, such as oil + water, are incapable of mixing.
    Nonmiscible
  13. Readily absorbs + retains moisture, as from the atmosphere.
    Hygroscopic
  14. Chemical that shows no chemical activity except under extreme conditions.  Ex. CFC.
    Inert
  15. Minimum.  The smallest quanity, number, or degree possible or permissable.
    DeMinimus
  16. The highest temperature a a gas can have and still be condensable by pressure.
    Critical Temperature
  17. A circular device used on some refrigeration equipment to provide pressure release for safety purposes.
    Frangible disk
  18. non-reclosing pressure relief device that, in most uses, protects a pressure
    rapture disk
  19. a molecule made of one oxygen atom, onle chlorine atom.
    Chlorine monoxide
  20. Fittings used on refrigerant hoses that seal automatically when removed from an applience
    Quick-diconnect (aka low loss) fittings-

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