For truck drivers, it is important to ensure a comfortable environment inside the truck cabin. And choosing the right air conditioning compressor is of utmost importance to ensure safety and comfort. Air conditioning compressors are mainly of two types. In this post, we will help you choose the right type of compressor.
The compressor is located inside the air conditioning unit. The compressor compresses the refrigerant when it enters the machine to increase its temperature. The hot gas enters the condenser and then the cooling process begins. Although all compressors do the same thing, they work in different ways.
The two main types of air conditioning compressors are CCI style compressors and Sanden style compressors. The former is also known as Tecumseh. They are also called reciprocating style compressors. The second type is also known as rotary types of compressors.
Commercial trucks commonly use CCI air conditioning compressors. These compressors have an ID tag. The part number, which is labeled as “PT”, is in the middle line. The features of the compressor are represented by the part number. There is a sophisticated way to decipher the part number. For example, if the number is ET210L-25150, you should decipher it in the following way:
To find the right replacement CCI compressor, first you have to locate the ID tag. If the brand has a customer service, you can contact them. They will help you find your compressor by decoding the tag. Every year, the companies prepare application catalogues that contain important data on different type of truck applications and model. However, before you contact the customer service, you should try to decode the tag.
Most trucks use CCI air conditioning compressors, and there is a great chance that your vehicle uses this type of compressor. That is why you should know at least about this type of compressors. If something goes wrong, you will not feel overwhelmed, and hopefully you will be able to figure out what to do.
There are some generic compressors that do not use the ID tag; they have a label. Typically, you will find this label on the back of the compressor. You can decipher the label in the same way as you decipher the ID tag.
In Australia, there are many types of air conditioning compressors. In this post we are only discussing two types of air conditioning compressors. If you want to learn more about truck air conditioners before making your decision then you should visit this website to understand more about fitting your truck sleeper cab with air conditioning.
Many commercial trucks use these air conditioning compressors. They are highly popular. These compressors have many variables, such as different mounting configurations. To determine the right compressor, you should reference the label for specific application.
On a Sanden style air conditioning compressor, you will find a tag containing the key information about the compressor. The information include
To find the right replacement, you have to locate the label and find the model number. Using this number, you can search the website of the product. For assistance, you can also call the customer service team. They will help you by looking at the application catalogues that contain important data. But, before you contact them, you can find the model number.