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New FasTest Electric Torque Gun for CoreMax® Assembly

Precision Torque Gun Ensures a Reliable, Leak-Free Seal for CoreMax Valve

Minneapolis, MN— June 17, 2019—FasTest, Inc. introduces the new electric torque gun for reliable assembly of its CoreMax® valves.

FasTest’s CoreMax® Electric Torque Gun is used to properly install and torque the CoreMax® valve into the CoreMax® seat, ensuring that a leak-free seal is achieved. The new battery-operated tool is precisely calibrated by FasTest before delivery to ensure that the proper installation torque is applied at the correct speed, improving First Pass Yield. The torque gun is intended for OEM applications, where precisely torqued CoreMax® Valves are critical to leak-free refrigeration system performance. read more

FasTest Adds to Refrigeration Quick Disconnect (RQD) Product Line

RQD Series now Available for “Keyed” PCU Models 64 & 78 Tips

Minneapolis, MN— May 7, 2018—FasTest, Inc. has extended their Refrigeration Quick Disconnect (RQD) product series to include connections to the silver color PCU Model 64 and Model 78 quick coupling tips (a.k.a. “inserts”, “nipples”” or “plugs”) which have a different, non-interchangeable profile than the more common black color PCU Model 61 & 66 tips.  This provides an effective mechanical “keying” system that prevents accidental misconnection of fluid lines containing incompatible media that should not be mixed.

FasTest Partners with JB Industries to Expand CoreMax Aftermarket Coverage

JBI CoreMax Tools

CoreMax Manufacturer Adds National Distributor Partner to Expand CoreMax Tool Presence

Minneapolis, MN—January 12, 2017—FasTest, Inc. announces a new partnership with national distribution partner, JB Industries. For nearly 15 years, FasTest has been manufacturing the revolutionary CoreMax access valve for refrigeration manufacturers, which allows for rapid evacuation and charging of HVAC-R units.

As CoreMax’s popularity with manufacturers has continued to increase, so has demand for tooling to easily service HVAC-R units equipped with CoreMax. FasTest’s partnership with national distributor JB Industries will help provide service technicians in the field with FasTest’s world class tools for the CoreMax system, which allow service technicians to evacuate, charge and reclaim faster than with a Schrader type valve and associated tooling. “We believe that partnering with the trusted name of JB Industries will allow FasTest to quickly introduce our line of service tools to technicians in the field and ultimately make their job more simple and efficient,” said Joe Flaherty, National Sales Manager of HVAC-R at FasTest.

FasTest Launches New CoreMax SV Service Valve for Split Systems

CoreMax SV Service Valve

Single Port Service Valve Improves Manufacturing Processes for Split System Air Conditioner Manufacturers

Minneapolis, MN—January 25, 2016—FasTest, Inc. introduces the latest CoreMax innovation for the HVAC-R market, a service valve specifically designed for split system air conditioner units.

The CoreMax SV is engineered with a single port and the advantages of FasTest’s revolutionary CoreMax technology to replace Schrader’s outdated, leak prone service valves. FasTest’s service valve removes up to 67% of all process connector tooling and labor costs to=&2=&The CoreMax SV also improves field installation and servicing, providing up to five times faster flow when evacuating or charging refrigerants compared to Schrader technology. The CoreMax SV is compatible with conventional service tools and the 30° valve design simplifies field access and service.

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