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F Gas Basic Refrigeration & Air Con Technology

 F-GAS Basic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology

F-GAS Course

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BESA £795.00+VAT 

City & Guilds £795.00+VAT

Please contact us for a on-site F-GAS delivery quote vanessa@polarpumps.com ( please provide candidate numbers and site postcode) 

Who is the F-GAS Course for?

-Polar Pumps Training have developed this course specifically for those who have little or no previous experience with refrigeration and air conditioning.

-This course will benefit candidates who have some technical background in other trades or wish to gain further technical understanding in of air conditioning & refrigeration

-The content can be adjusted to suit your particular requirement to ensure you receive the training you require.

-Our 5 day basic refrigeration course concludes with a relevant F Gas assessment of the relevant category to suit your requirement.

-Candidates must be competent in Pipework and Brazing to take the F-GAS assessment, if they are not please look at our 2 Day Pipework and Brazing Course

How long will this course take?

F-GAS is a 5 Day course running Monday – Friday 9.00am-4.30pm

Upcoming Course dates:

February 2019 – Fully Booked

March 2019 – 4th-8th

April 2019 – 8th-12th

May 2019 – 13th-17th

June 2019 – 17th-21st

What does the F-GAS Course cover?

1. Basic Principles of Refrigeration
– Introduction
– Temperature
– Heat
– Quantity of Heat
– Heat Units
– Pressure
– The Gas Laws

2. Vapour Compression Refrigeration Cycle
– Introduction to the Refrigeration Cycle
– The Evaporation Process
– Performance Using p-h Diagrams
– Actual System Showing Losses

3. Refrigerants, their Properties & Applications
– Introduction
– Desirable Properties
– The Fluorocarbon Refrigerants
– The Azeotropes
– The Natural Refrigerants
– Thermodynamic Properties
– Pressure Enthalpy Diagrams

4. Refrigerant Oils
– Introduction
– Properties
– Characteristics
– Care of Oils
– Using Synthetic Oils

5. Components Fitted to Refrigeration Systems
– Introduction
– Compressor Service Valves
– Liquid Receivers & Shut Off Valves
– Vapour Charging Valve
– Liquid Charging Valve
– Relief Valves
– System Contaminants
– Filter Drier
– Suction Strainer
– Suction Line Accumulator
– Liquid Sight-Glass

6. Cylinders
– Cylinder Recognition
– Cylinder Inspection
– Safe Handling of Transportable Gas Cylinders
– Good Practice
– Cylinder Connections
– Cylinder Filling

7. Health and Safety
– Introduction
– Safety General
– Refrigerant Safety
– Risk Assessment
– Electrical Safety

8. Reciprocating Compressors & Capacity Control
– Introduction
– Hermetic Type
– Semi-Hermetic Compressor
– Open Type Compressor
– Valve Plates
– Capacity Control
– Hot Gas By-Pass
– Electric Cylinder Unloading

9. Condensers & Evaporators
– Condensers – Introduction
– Air-Cooled Condensers
– Installation & Maintenance of Air-Cooled Condensers
– Water Cooled Condensers
– Evaporators – Introduction
– Natural Draught
– Forced Draught Evaporators

10. Direct Expansion Metering Devices
– Introduction
– Capillary Tube
– Constant Pressure Expansion Valve
– Thermostatic Expansion Valve
– Superheat

11. Simple Controls
– Introduction
– Pressure Operated
– Thermostat
– Electrically Operated

12. Compressor Burn-out
– Introduction
– Causes
– Temperature
– Contaminants
– Prevention of Burn-Out
– Testing for Burn-Out
– Changing a Burnt-Out Compressor

13. Air Conditioning
– Introduction
– Ventilation Requirements
– Control of Environment
– Filters
– Cooling Coil Batteries
– Moisture Carry-Over
– Heater Batteries
– Fans 13.9 Dampers

 

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