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Oil Type for Different Types of Refrigerant

Issue:
Oil Type for Different Types of Refrigerant

Product line:
All AC DX Units

Environment:
All versions/serials

Cause:
Oil Maintanence

Resolution:
Below is a list of the different oil types for the different refrigerants in our units. Always check the compressor manufacture’s recommendations for oil on any other type of cooling unit.


R12                 Use Mineral Oil or Alkyl Benzene Oil

R22                 Use Mineral Oil, POE oil is acceptable. Mixing is acceptable however it is preferred to use the oil that the original charge used.

                                    Units: AFX, CM, CCT, DT, TC, FM, ACPA4000, AP7003

R134A            Use POE oil

                                    Units: RDU but no oil needed for this unit on startup.

R407C            Use POE oil

                                    Units: ACRP, ACRD5xx, Stulz

R410A            Use PVE oil

                                    Units: ACRD1xx, ACRD2xx, ACSC, Uniflair, ACPSC, Ecobreeze

 
POE oil recommendations 150, 160 Viscosity.

Copelands POE oil Part# 998-E022-01

Ultra 32-3MAF

PVE oil recommendations 320HV or FVC68D or better yet Danfos 120Z5034
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