Patent Number: 8,875,524

Title: Vehicle air conditioning charging hose assembly and method

Abstract: Air conditioning charging hose assembly and method allows for quick, safe and reliable air conditioning system testing and charging. The assembly includes a shut-off valve positioned proximate the supply fitting to allow a technician to quickly shut-off the refrigerant gas supply. The method also allows the technician to test the vehicle air conditioning system pressure when charging as the hose assembly is connected to the air conditioning system and when disconnected from the air conditioning system, allows the technician to determine the refrigerant gas canister pressure.

Inventors: Parnell; E. Lynn (Cornelius, NC)

Assignee: FJC, Inc

International Classification: F25B 45/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00