Decatur, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/26/2015 -- The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide and members Caterpillar and T/CCI have joined forces to host a CAT vehicle service and T/CCI climatic wind tunnel technology mobile A/C clinic. This unique, high-value, diagnostics-centered training event for the heavy duty and off-road vehicle A/C technician will take place on Friday, May 29, 2015 from 8:00am to 3:00pm CDT at T/CCI' s climatic wind tunnel facility in Decatur, IL.
Daniel Spurgeon from Caterpillar will cover the following topics focusing on service for CAT vehicles:
- Review importance of pulling a deep vacuum
- Refrigerant recovery, system evacuation, and recharge procedure
- Leak detection importance; comparison of different methods
- Review conditioner groups from several machine products (plan to have several units on display)
- Review of individual system components and their function (dryers, accumulators, expansion devices, etc...) and more.
"MACS is grateful to both CAT and T/CCI for making this unique training opportunity available so MACS can offer it to the greater mobile A/C industry," commented Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS president and chief operating officer. "Any technician who participates in this training clinic will enjoy a unique learning opportunity that will be invaluable to their diagnostic knowledge."
Registration for MACS members is $75 and $125 for non-members. Register now at http://www.macsw.org or call 215/631-7020 x 306.
About T/CCI Manufacturing
T/CCI (http://www.tccimfg.com) manufactures built to last quality, dependable, and environmentally safe compressors for a wide range of vehicle applications. Widely respected, ISO-certified T/CCI is a global leader with over 50 years' experience manufacturing heavy duty compressors and clutches for the mobile air-conditioning and refrigeration industries, including for a wide range of vehicles from construction and military to heavy-duty trucking and bus transit. This wide range of OEM heavy duty compressors supplies companies such as Caterpillar, CNH, Navistar, ThermoKing, and Carrier.
T/CCI's global footprint spans manufacturing locations in China, Argentina, and Illinois with warehousing, sales, and engineering in Illinois, Texas, China, Argentina, Ireland, Germany, and Spain. A team of highly skilled engineers are dedicated to providing fast, responsive service, and custom designed solutions. T/CCI provides the industry with the latest in innovative compressor designs, testing, manufacturing, and quality assurance processes.
T/CCI's CNC Machining division is respected for high precision large format including metal turning, milling, drilling, and assembly. With services that range from design to assembly, T/CCI is a full service manufacturing partner to many large companies and in industries from construction to oil fracking to railroads. The T/CCI Climatic Wind Tunnel is located in Decatur, IL. Wind tunnel engineers are on-site with direct access to a multi-million dollar R & D lab and engineering test facility. The climatic wind tunnel tests air conditioning cool down, heater warm-up, defrosting, defogging, engine & transmission cooling, road loads, inclines, trailer towing, city traffic simulation, front end airflow, hot or cold soak evaluations and custom test development. Key attributes of the tunnel include temperature control, humidity range, airflow dynamometer, repeat-ability and solar simulation. Follow T/CCI on Twitter at @TCCI_Mfg.
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