The IOR's RACHP EngTech Section has been reissuing its good practice guides and bulletins. Our latest ones, listed below, are a source of practical "toolbox talk" style information:

Investigating Oil Pressure Problems on Pump Lubricated Compressors (TB16)

The Basics of Heat Exchanger Corrosion (TB38)

Evaporator Efficiency Basics (TB40)

Condensate Pump Technologies – The Right Pump for the Application (TB46)

Why Do Compressors Fail? (TB47)

Compressor-Related Troubleshooting (TB51)

They will be of interest to technicians, service engineers, installers and maintenance experts. If you are a Technician or employ Technicians please pass this information on. 

Members are sent new printed bulletins every quarter and IOR or Section members can download them for free from the IOR website. (Non members pay £6 per bulletin). 

Membership of the section is just £42 per year and includes a subscription to receive printed copies of new bulletins quarterly, immediate access to all downloads, including past bulletins and annual CPD certificate. 

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