PURGE UNITS

Purge Units

WHAT DO THEY DO?

Purge units are typically used to remove air and other non-condensable materials from refrigeration systems. It separates the materials from the refrigerant before the materials (which is mostly air) are vented out and the refrigerant is returned to the chiller.

When air or other non-condensable materials are present, the purge unit will pump them out. This allows you to detect any leaks as well, since the pump out time depends on the presence of leaks. A chiller with no leaks will have almost no pump out time while one with a large leak may have to pump out constantly.

Trane Dealer

RAS recommends quality Trane HVAC products, and purge units are no different. The Trane EarthWise chiller purge will remove air and moisture from low-pressure chillers while keeping refrigerant emissions to a minimum. To learn more about this product, please visit Trane’s website.

If you have any questions regarding whether your business could benefit from a purge unit or if you’d like to schedule an appointment to have one installed or serviced, give RAS a call today.
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