V-Belt Upgrade Program Provides Big Savings
During AHR Expo 2013, experts from Browning Emerson Industrial Automation were sharing news about its SealMaster brand products, EDGE product selection software, a new App called Toolbox technician, and the new energy and operational cost saving, “V-belt drive upgrade program”. According to sources, Browning brand V-belt drives offer the widest array of inch and metric sizes in the industry. High performance products allow maximum torque in the smallest footprint available. When you couple their performance products with EDGE V-belt drive selection software, Browning Emerson can provide engineered, optimized belt drive packages at the best cost, sources report. SealMaster bearings are described as the gold standard for quality, and offer problem solving performance and reduced downtime for customers. The V-belt drive upgrade program outlines the process for auditing existing equipment and provides tools to select new, optimized drives. In many cases, Browning Emerson Industrial Automation can provide downsized solutions that can dramatically reduce replacement part costs, improve energy efficiency and maximize V-belt drive life. Visit emerson-ept.com/hvac for additional information. — Emerson Browning Industrial Automation

Easy Way to Connect Refrigerant Lines
FasTest of Roseville, MN offers the new Refrigeration Quick Disconnect (RQD) assembly, which takes the pressure out of connecting to refrigerant lines, for charging or evacuating cooling appliances and applications. The RQD’s unique lever action minimizes the effort necessary for connecting to refrigerant lines under high pressure, while adding the lever mechanical advantage to the valve opening. This simple two step connection process reduces worker fatigue and increases manufacturing productivity. Connecting the RQD is a simple process that delivers a fast, safe, and repeatable high pressure connection to 1/4-in. and 3/8-in. PCU and Hanson-style tips with a minimal amount of physical effort. Additional products include the popular TwistMates connectors and seals, available for immediate purchase in the FasTest online store in small quantities. To see what models are currently available as well as other selected connectors, visit fastestinc.com