"Look for the Blue Q"

HOW PROATEQ  WORKS


PROATEQ contains a highly polar molecule that works synergistically with compressor oil to improve the performance of air conditioning and refrigeration systems by increasing the heat transfer, "Q", capability.  In an air conditioning or refrigeration system, the refrigerant flows from the compressor through the condenser and evaporator cores, which are the system's heat exchangers.  A small amount of compressor oil is carried along with the refrigerant.  This oil  deposits and forms an insulative barrier on the interior surfaces of the heat     exchangers.  This insulation inhibits heat transfer, "Q", and reduces the system's operating efficiency. 

PROATEQ takes advantage of the problem of compressor oil escaping out into the system.  Using a low viscosity non-particulate base oil for faster migration of polarized molecules, PROATEQ electrostatically bonds to the interior surfaces of the evaporator and condenser coils.  The highly polar PROATEQ molecule first displaces the unwanted build-up of compressor oil. 

The PROATEQ process then replaces the old thermally insulative layer of compressor oil with a highly thermally conductive film of PROATEQ one molecule thick.  The high polar charge of the PROATEQ molecule attracts the refrigerant to the surfaces of the heat exchangers, resulting in accelerated heat transfer, "Q".  This, in turn, reduces compressor cycle time (shorter run times and longer off times), thus reducing the energy consumed to maintain the same environmental temperature.  PROATEQ  carries an activated polar molecule that works in harmony with presently installed lubrication to improve the performance of air conditioning and refrigeration systems by accelerating heat transfer, "Q", throughout the system.  In an air conditioning or refrigeration system the refrigerant passes from the compressor to the condenser and evaporator/cooler (heat exchangers).  A small amount of compressor oil is carried along with the refrigerant.  This oil insulates the inner surfaces of the heat exchangers, forming an insulative barrier which impedes heat transfer, "Q", and causes the equipment to operate at less than optimum efficiency.  PROATEQ  takes advantage of the problem of compressor oil migrating out into the system.  Using a low viscosity non-particulate base oil for faster migration of polarized molecules, PROATEQ  electrostatically bonds to and conditions the metal surfaces of the evaporator and condenser coils, displacing the build-up of compressor oil which deters heat transfer, "Q".  The PROATEQ   process replaces the old thermally insulative layer of compressor oil with a highly thermally conductive molecular film of PROATEQ .  The polarity of the molecular film attracts the refrigerant to the outer walls, increasing the heat exchange.  The result is accelerated heat transfer, "Q", which reduces cycle time (shorter run times and longer off times), thus reducing the energy consumed to maintain the same environmental temperature. 

COMPATIBILITY WITH REFRIGERANTS AND COMPRESSOR OILS


PROATEQ is compatible with the following refrigerants:

GROUP 1
R-11    Trichlorofluoromethane
R-12    Dichlorodifluoromethane
R-13B  Bromtrifluoromethane
R-22    Chlorodifluoromethane
R-113  Trichlorotrifluoroethane
R-114  Trichlorotetrafluoroethane
R-502  Chlorodifluoromethane/ Chloropentafluoroethane
R-744  Carbon Dioxide

GROUP 2
R-40    Methyl Chloride
R-717  Ammonia
R-764  Sulfur Dioxide

GROUP 3
R-290  Propane

PROATEQ is compatible with all of the new alternative refrigerants, including R134a.  Many of the new alternative refrigerants lack the efficiencies of the restricted refrigerants.  PROATEQ can help increase and maintain efficiency in systems using the new refrigerants.

PROATEQ is compatible with all compressor oils, without any special reformulation.  Currently, four chemical types of compressor oils are available.  They consist of mineral oil base, polyalkylene glycol (PAG),   ester base, and alkylbenzenes.  PROATEQ is formulated with coupling agents which effectively stabilize the molecule in all four oil types.  There is no need for special formulations with synthetic oils and no danger of high viscosity reaction products forming.


INSTALLATION


PROATEQ is simple and inexpensive to install.  PROATEQ is normally installed in the low-pressure side of a compressor system, using one fluid ounce per ton of air conditioning (12,000 BTU) in systems smaller than ten tons.  Units larger than ten tons generally require about 10% of the oil capacity.  This is dependent on the make and type of unit and must be evaluated on an individual basis.  In order to expedite the PROA action of PROATEQ, a portion of the recommended treatment quantity of the product can be injected in the high pressure side of the system.  This will reduce the time the PROA usually takes to reach the evaporator core. 

The oil in large commercial and industrial compressors must be changed on a periodic basis.  If it becomes necessary to change the oil in your compressor, it is unnecessary to completely re-treat with
PROATEQ.  Add only a reduced amount of the original treatment quantity, usually from 10-50% of the original volume of PROATEQ used.  This assure that the system will continue to have the full benefit of PROATEQ protection.

If it becomes necessary to reclaim the refrigerant, there is no need to re-treat with PROATEQ.  The polarized particles bond to the interior metallic surfaces of the compressor, evaporator, and condenser.  The remaining beneficial components in PROATEQ, such as the acid scavengers and the thermal and oxidation stabilizer, are suspended in the compressor oil and will still be in the system after the refrigerant is reclaimed. 

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