Ammonia Refrigeration Training Class—Kodiak
UAF Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center – 118 Trident Way
December 15–19, 2014
8:00 am–5:00 pm
Contact: Dan Mielke, firstname.lastname@example.org • 907-745-9715
The cost of the course is $1,000 per student and includes instructional materials and 4 CEUs.
This class is designed for people entering, or interested in entering the industrial ammonia refrigeration trade. In order for students to be successful in the course, they should already have a good understanding of basic refrigeration system operation, theory, components, and maintenance procedures.
- Properties of anhydrous ammonia
- Ammonia safety and emergency response
- Compound refrigeration system theory
- Flooded evaporators and liquid overfeed systems
- Liquid overfeed pumps
- Flake ice makers
- Valves to include PRV, EPR, defrost system valves, check valves, etc.
- Capacity control
- Purging and purgers
- Oil management
- Defrost systems
- System operation (including startup and shutdown)
- System maintenance (oil changes, purging systems, charging, pumps, evaporative condenser maintenance, etc.)
- Basic troubleshooting (faults and symptoms)
- Annual startup and shutdown (winterization)