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CO₂ technology training

for Technicians

Current course dates 2017

May

Date: 30-31/5
Language: English
Number of days: 2
Last date for registration: 19/5

June

Date: 27-28/6
Language: English
Number of days: 2
Last date for registration: 30/5

July

Date: 6-7/7
Language: English/Swedish
Number of days: 2
Last date for registration: 6/6

Note: Course language can be changed depending on participants

 

Course Content (preliminary)

Introduction

  • Basic refrigeration technology
  • Why carbon dioxide is a superior refrigerant
  • Impact of various refrigeration technologies on the environment and why environmental issues are possibly our biggest challenge
  • Performance and Coefficient of Performance (COP) measurement
  • Comparisons with other refrigerants
  • Introduction to the technology behind CO₂ systems

Practical operation with CO₂  as a refrigerant

  • Handling of gas, cylinders, couplings, hoses, etc.
  • Draining and filling the system
  • Safety aspects and safety equipment
  • Pressure testing

Commissioning and adjustment of CO₂ systems

  • Refrigerators and freezers
  • How the control system works and the benefits of using the full range of control system features
  • Commissioning report
  • Checklists

The Pressure Equipment Directive and general
rules for using CO₂ as a refrigerant

  • Introduction
  • Equipment
  • Exercises

CO₂ systems

  • Refrigerators and freezers
  • How the control system works and the benefits of using the full range of control system features

Knowledge of materials and brazing technology
for CO₂ systems

  • Main components and their properties

Course Details

Duration
1-2 days

Location
Aeres Tech, Zandlaan 29, Ede, Holland. Nearest airport is Schiphol, Amsterdam.

Starting point
The importance of understanding CO₂ refrigeration technology and the essential role of the consultant/engineer in contacts with end users and contractors.

Focus
Awareness of the role of the consultant/engineer as the linchpin between end users and contractors/suppliers of materials etc.

Motto
Learning by doing, learn things today – do things tomorrow, in your own professional situation. 

Approach

  1. Explanation of the subject by the instructor.
  2. Discussion and exchange of knowledge and experiences between participants and instructor.
  3. Personal approach – present and wanted/desired.
  4. The participants practise the new behaviour.
  5. Personal action plan for each practised subject. 

Size of the group
7-12 participants