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system evacuation, and recharge procedure
* Leak detection importance; comparison of different methods
groups from several machine products (plan to have
several units on display)
* Review of individual system components and their
function (dryers, accumulators, expansion devices,
Dan Spurgeon- CAT
* T/CCI will also hold
tours and demonstrations
utilizing their state-of-the-art climatic wind tunnel
facility and present valuable service information in
a dynamic presentation called Climatic Wind Tunnel: "Let's Test It!"
* T/CCI will demonstrate a real charge determination of a "normal" passenger vehicle and have direct interaction with the members including allowing them to plot pressure, temperature, superheat
* T/CCI using the same vehicle and climatic wind
tunnel will continue the charge determination into
an "overcharged" condition to demonstrate the effect of not properly compensating for residual oil in
* T/CCI will then pull charge and oil from the
same system which will dramatically show the effect of reduced refrigerant and oil charge.
* T/CCI will facilitate the walk-through of the climatic wind tunnel to demonstrate severe cooling
"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 www.macsw.org or call
215/631-7020 x 306.
Save the date for MACS 2016
Training Event and Trade Show
MACS Annual Training Event and Trade Show will
take place February 11-13, 2016 at the Caribe Royale All
Suite Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
ACTION * May 2015
The 2016 program theme is Mobile A/C: The Next Generation! Industry networking is the number one reason attendees cite for coming to the MACS Training Event and
Trade Show and while the state-of-the-art training line-up
is extremely important, networking is a top priority.
The MACS Caribe Royale hotel room rate will be $159
single or double plus tax per night.
Room reservations can be made any time until January
2016 at (800) 823-8300.
Trade Show booth registration will begin June 1, 2016.
MACS is working hard on a powerhouse training program with special emphasis on the heavy duty and offroad marketplace which has become a real growth area for
mobile A/C service and repair, and an overall focus on total vehicle climate and thermal management. Registration
will open on September 1, 2015. You'll be able to find all
the information at www.macsw.org.
There are new opportunities for sponsorship of the
MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show. Companies
wishing to sponsor can contact Marion Posen at marion@
macsw.org or call (215) 631-7020 x 304.
Early commitment sponsors as of press time include
gold level: MEI and Red Dot. Silver sponsors include:
Bergstrom, Four Seasons, Eaton, Global/Omega/Santech,
Honeywell, Mahle Service Solutions, Robinair, Spectra
Premium, Sun-Air and Universal Air Conditioner. General
training program sponsors include 1-800-Radiator, BehrHella, Continental, Honeywell, Nissens, Ogura, T/CCI,
Tracer. Golf hole sponsors include Arkema, Experian,
Four Seasons, I.H.S., Mahle Service Solutions, Red Dot,
T/CCI and Trans/Air.
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