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Old 07-31-2014, 10:49 PM   #16
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R22 vs. R134A


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A short 1/8" tube doesn't sound like a cap tube, typically you expect to see no less than 3 feet or so in length.
The length of the tube depends on the specific design of the machine and type of refrigerant used. If they want a larger flow rate then they'll use a larger compressor coupled with a shorter cap tube. Smaller devices like fridges will use a smaller compressor with a longer cap tube.

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