Patent Number: 6,293,319

Title: Apparatus for detecting leaks in a pressurized air conditioning or refrigeration system

Abstract: An apparatus (22) and method for detecting leaks in a pressurized air conditioning or refrigeration system (24) comprising a cartridge (26) is described. A facility (28) is for fluidly coupling the cartridge (26) to the pressurized system (24). An assemblage (30) is for forcing a secondary fluid (32) out of the cartridge (26), through the fluidly coupling facility (28) and into a service valve (34) of the pressurized system (24). The cartridge (26) has a first open end with an inner nozzle (33) which connects to the system being charged and an outer nozzle (37).

Inventors: Trigiani; Phil (Mississauga, CA)

Assignee: UView Ultraviolet Systems, Inc.

International Classification: F17C 13/00 (20060101); F25B 45/00 (20060101); F17C 5/00 (20060101); F16N 37/00 (20060101); F16N 37/02 (20060101); F25B 31/00 (20060101); B65B 003/04 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018