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Offline AllenS

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Ac compressor
« on: September 09, 2012, 02:19:50 PM »
I have a copeland compressor in my ac unit I need to know what size unit I have . Compressor I'd is Cr28k6pfv270
Thank you in advance.
Allen

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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2012, 02:44:16 PM »
i will go with a 2 and a half can tell better if we had the L R A

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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2012, 05:02:16 PM »
28 k = 12k +12k + 4k = 2+something tons . My fuzzy math
« Last Edit: September 09, 2012, 05:04:30 PM by JWWebster »
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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2012, 06:20:52 PM »
This compressor is good for a 3 ton straight cool or a 2 1/2 ton heat pump application.
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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012, 08:11:51 AM »
jumptrout51 how did you figure this out? Would you mind telling me the formula? Thanks.....

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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012, 11:34:40 AM »
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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012, 07:53:29 PM »
jumptrout51 how did you figure this out? Would you mind telling me the formula? Thanks.....
The link posted by JW gives you a good general reference.
The heat pump will require more BTU than straight cool of equivalent size compressor.
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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2012, 12:58:42 PM »
jumptrout51 how did you figure this out? Would you mind telling me the formula? Thanks.....
Air conditioning is stated at 12,000 BTU =  one ton of capacity.   The 28 in your model = 28,000 BTU.     Comressor rating is not an exact representation of the actual cooling capacity, which is also affected by coil design, etc.    A very old two ton unit might have used a 28K compressor.     A newer (2000's) unit would probably be a 2 1/2 ton, and a very new, especially higher SEER ( 14+)  could be a 3 ton

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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2012, 06:33:28 PM »
Excellent info Jimbo. You must be a HVAC man.
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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2012, 07:06:18 AM »
JW,I do HVAC,refrigeration and appliance repair.
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Re: Ac compressor
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2012, 09:58:47 PM »
Gee Jumpy I already knew that.  You also do ice machines don't leave that out. 
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