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Course: equipment selection for refrigeration applications

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SAIRAC Johannesburg region is pleased to announce the fourth course of 2022 for the JHB Centre. This course will be presented by Mr Robert Fox who holds a national diploma in production management studied at Technicon Pretoria and various other courses. Fox currently works at Club Refrigeration cc and is the cost and design manager, and has been working for Club Refrigeration for 28 years (since 1994) performing heat load calculations and equipment selections.

The skills gap found in the industry is well known and much talked about. These courses are aimed at the gap that exists between the artisan / technician level and engineers.

The course will cover the selection of equipment in refrigeration applications mainly for use with freon based refrigerants, please note that this course does NOT cover CO2 and Ammonia.

Course topics

  • Refrigerants
  • Selecting Compressors
  • Selecting Condensers
  • Selecting Condensing Units
  • Selecting Blower Coils
  • Selecting Expansion Valves

Course outcomes

On completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the different refrigerants
  • Understand the different equipment available for selection
  • Select a compressor
  • Select a condenser
  • Select a condensing unit
  • Select a blower coil (Evaporator)
  • Select an expansion valve
  • Determine the balance point for condensing unit and blower coil

Venue: This will be an online Zoom course presented over three evenings.
Dates: 9, 16 & 23 August 2022
Time: 18h00 till 21h00
Cost: R 1752 for members  |  R 2140 for non-members

Please note that SAIRAC courses are very popular with limited space available, please book early.

The formula of having selected professionals presenting within their specific field of expertise adds value to the SAIRAC training. In this sense the SAIRAC courses are unique. Mariet Pieterse: +27 (0)82 772 1694 / johannesburgsecretary@sairac.co.za is managing the bookings and can be contacted with regards to general queries, booking queries, confirmation, and availability.

To sign up please click here.

In order to bring some of the vast experience out in the industry back into training, SAIRAC is on the lookout for senior members of industry to present SAIRAC courses. Should you be interested in taking up the challenge and be involved with the presentation of any of the courses please contact Mariet Pieterse: +27 (0)82 772 1694 / johannesburgsecretary@sairac.co.za. Coupled to the training is an opportunity for senior people in industry who may be interested to share their experience with the younger generation, or possibly just a passion to become involved in training and offer their expertise and experience in such evening classes.