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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Tubes

Pipeline solutions for refrigeration and air conditioning, all to EN 12735-1.
Our copper tubing is designed specifically for refrigeration and air conditioning use and accordingly cleaned, nitrogen-purged and capped.

Material Analysis

  • Material Grade Phosphorus de-oxidised copper; Cu-DHP or CW024A as defined in BS EN 1976.
  • Minimum Copper Content 99.90 % (including silver)
  • Phosphorus 0.015-0.040 %
  • Total Impurity Maxima 0.060 % (excluding phosphorus and silver)
  • The melting point of copper is 1083ÂșC and it has a density of 8.9 gm/cc

Mechanical Properties

ACR-technical-table

The table below and on the next page give the maximum working pressure (MWP)
They have been calculated based on the requirements of EN378 using the stress values according to BS 1306.
Although straight tube is supplied in either half hard or fully hard condition, we have also quoted figures based on
annealed condition which is representative of the tube in the area immediately surrounding brazed joints.
The maximum test pressure can be 1.5 times that of the (MWP)

Dimensions and Tolerances

ACR-technical-table

ACR-technical-table

Working pressures are to BS 2871:part1:1971

 

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