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- Understanding Superheat
- The effects of subcooling and superheating in refrigeration system
Superheat and subcooling are critical to the refrigeration cycle, but can be tough concepts to visualize. Boiling is when a liquid gains heat and transforms into a vapor. Superheat occurs when that vapor is heated above its boiling point. The vaporized refrigerant is continuously heated, elevating its temperature to become a degree vapor.
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Superheat and subcooling are critical to the refrigeration cycle, but can be tough concepts to visualize. Boiling is when a liquid gains heat and transforms into a vapor. Superheat occurs when that vapor is heated above its boiling point. The vaporized refrigerant is continuously heated, elevating its temperature to become a degree vapor. This increase in temperature above the boiling point is known as superheat. The formula to calculate superheat uses the current temperature and boiling point. In this example, the superheat is degrees.
The term subcooling also called undercooling refers to a liquid existing at a temperature below its normal boiling point. A subcooled liquid is the convenient state in which, say, refrigerants may undergo the remaining stages of a refrigeration cycle. Subcooling may take place in heat exchangers and outside them. Being both similar and inverse processes, subcooling and superheating are important to determine stability and well-functioning of a refrigeration system. Subcooling is normally used so that when the refrigerant reaches the thermostatic expansion valve, all of it is in its liquid form , thus allowing the valve to work properly.
Superheat is a measured value. It is the difference between two temperatures. Superheat is measured as the difference between the actual temperature of the refrigerant vapor and the saturation temperature of the refrigerant at that same point. Superheat on the system's low side can be divided into two types: evaporator superheat and total or compressor superheat. The evaporator superheat calculation would be as follows: The evaporator outlet temperature 30 degrees minus the saturation temperature at the evaporator 23 degrees equals the evaporator superheat 7 degrees. This higher, fictitious superheat reading may lead the technician to adjust the TXV stem clockwise open to compensate for the erroneously high superheat reading. This could cause compressor damage from liquid flooding or slugging from too low of a superheat setting.
What is superheat? Superheat refers to the number of degrees a vapor is above its saturation temperature boiling point at a particular pressure. Superheat: the heat added to refrigerant vapor after the vapor has changed state. Simple as this may seem, many technicians don't fully understand superheat or its importance in relation to a refrigeration system. How to Measure Superheat? Superheat is determined by: Taking the low side pressure gauge reading in the suction line service valve , converting that pressure to temperature using a PT chart This is TEMP p Measure the temperature at the suction line in the point of the thermostatic expansion valve remote bulb location TEMP t close to the evaporator.
The effects of subcooling and superheating in refrigeration system
Superheating relating to superheating of the refrigerant vapor leaving evaporator and subcooling relating to subcooling of refrigerant liquid leaving the condenser are two notable means in practical vapor-compression refrigerating systems and are implemented to provide better efficiency COP and avoid some technical problems. What is subcooling and superheating system? During the evaporation process, the refrigerant is vaporized partway through the evaporator. As the cool refrigerant vapor proceeds through the evaporator, extra heat is received to superheat the vapor. Under some conditions, such pressure loses affected by friction raise the amount of superheat.
Before we discuss subcooling and super heating, it is essential to understand what refrigeration is. Refrigeration is the extraction of heat, or the transmission of heat by mechanical methods, from one location to another. Subcooling in refrigeration implies cooling the refrigerant in liquid state, at uniform pressure, to a temperature that is less than the saturation temperature, which corresponds to condenser pressure.
What is superheat? Superheat refers to the number of degrees a vapor is above its saturation temperature boiling point at a particular pressure.
PT Charts make it possible to diagnose the refrigerant side of a system even if you are not familiar with the particular refrigerant being used. There are a great many refrigerants out there and they each have there own pressure and temperature characteristics. Pressure Temperature Relationship. Examine the PT Chart shown below. Across the top row are listed several common refrigerants. Remember, that will be true for Saturated Conditions only.
Regardless of your experience, size of the equipment, or location, to troubleshoot the system it is essential that you have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of refrigeration— including the principles of superheat and subcooling. You also need to have the right tools and know-how to apply these principles to use the tool quickly and efficiently. Frequently, multiple tools are required. The refrigeration cycle Based on the principle that heat flows naturally from warmer areas to cooler areas, the refrigeration cycle consists of seven stages: 1. Compression of hot gas 2. Cooling 3.
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