System, which discards the refrigerant after it has evaporated.


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CASCADE TYPE DIRECT COOLING PLANT

Plants of this type fitted to some liquefied gas carriers for cargo reliquefaction duties where a refrigerant gas is used to give final cooling and condensation of the cargo vapors.

MECHANICAL REFRIGERATION

The removal of heat by utilizing a refrigerant subjected to cycles of refrigerating thermodynamics and employing a mechanical compressor.

SOLID STATE HALOGEN LEAK DETECTOR

An electronic leak detector for all halogen-related refrigerants.

ABSORBER

That part of the low side of an absorption system, used for absorbing vapor refrigerant.

ACID CONDITION IN SYSTEM

Condition in which refrigerant or oil in a system, is mixed with vapor and fluids that are acidic in nature.

REVERSING VALVE

Device used to reverse direction of the refrigerant flow depending upon whether heating or cooling is desired.

SADDLE VALVE

Valve body shaped so it may be silver brazed or clamped onto a refrigerant tubing surface.(TAP-A-LINE)

CARBON DIOXIDE

Compound of carbon and oxygen (CO2) which is sometimes used as a refrigerant. Refrigerant number is R-744.

REFRIGERANT CHARGE

Amount of refrigerant placed in a refrigerating unit.

CHEMICAL REFRIGERATION

System of cooling using a disposable refrigerant. Also called an expendable refrigerant system.

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