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Old 03-05-2010, 10:04 PM   #1
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Old 03-05-2010, 10:09 PM   #2
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Compressors are basically a pump. Could fry it if place it on the side.

 
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Old 03-05-2010, 10:22 PM   #3
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Compressors are basically a pump. Could fry it if place it on the side.
I was wondering about something pretty much like that.
It crossed my mind that they were always found mounted in one way maybe because they are heavy and a frame strong enough to hold them at some odd angle would cost more money, but there is a concern I have about some gravity operation like you mentioned.

Bearing loading also crossed my mind. Some things don't like to be out of true because of bearing loading and the gyro effect.

 
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Old 03-05-2010, 11:36 PM   #4
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Not COULD fry it, WILL fry it, very quickly. Small hermetic compressors are splash lubricated. A portion of the oil flows with the refrigerant throughout the circuit (compressor, condensor, refrigerant metering device, epaporator). The mounting needs to be within a few degrees of horizontal.

 
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Old 03-06-2010, 03:16 AM   #5
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Small hermetic compressors are splash lubricated. A portion of the oil flows with the refrigerant throughout the circuit (compressor, condensor, refrigerant metering device, epaporator). The mounting needs to be within a few degrees of horizontal.

Well that's it then. I just gotta be r-e-a-l ginger when I manipulate the chiller component into the antifreeze tank so's I kin leave the pump level.

 
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Old 03-06-2010, 02:04 PM   #6
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Is that the same for a freezer, it can't go on it's side?

 
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Old 03-06-2010, 02:21 PM   #7
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Yep, same for a fridge/frezer, etc...
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