Video (training): compressor overheating 101

Video (training): COMPRESSOR OVERHEATING 101

Overheating causes oil to lose its ability to lubricate. If the heat is high enough the oil brakes down chemically. Overheating of compressors is caused by four system problems:

  • high compression ratio
  • high return gas temperature
  • inadequate compressor motor cooling
  • selecting the wrong refrigerant …