thermostatic expansion valve


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thermostatic expansion valve

A controlling device for regulating the flow of volatile refrigerant into a cooling unit, actuated by changes in cooling unit pressure and superheat of the refrigerant leaving the cooling unit.
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In the economizer system the main thermostatic expansion valves (TXV) with the maximum operating pressure (MOP) function were used.
Hunting of evaporators controlled by a thermostatic expansion valve.
Effect of sudden changes in evaporator external parameters on a refrigeration system with an evaporator controlled by a thermostatic expansion valve.
Effect of the location and the properties of thermostatic expansion valve sensor bulb on the stability of a refrigeration system.
Effects of using capillary tube and thermostatic expansion valve (TEV) associated with the same PWM controlled time delay scheme have been examined extensively.
The impact of thermostatic expansion valve heating on the performance of air-source heat pumps in heating mode.
Constraints of using thermostatic expansion valves to operate air-cooled chillers at lower condensing temperatures.
200 9) carried out laboratory tests on an EVI machine (both air conditioning and heat pump applications) with R-410A as working fluid in both the capillary tube and flash tank and thermostatic expansion valves and economiser configuration.
A plate heat exchanger was chosen as internal heat exchanger while two different thermostatic expansion valves (both with [[DELTA]T.
Evaporators operate efficiently at a minimum temperature difference because there is no need to produce a superheat signal for a thermostatic expansion valve, which is not required for this type of system.
Many refrigerating machines use thermostatic expansion valves (TEVs).
Experimental comparison of electronic and thermostatic expansion valves performances in an air-conditioning plant.