Leakfinder UV Dye for AC, Oil, and Coolant

UV DYE FOR AC, OIL, AND COOLANT LEAKS LeakFinder® Universal AC Dye (LF1001) works with all automotive air conditioning systems containing R-134a, R-1234yf, or other widely used refrigerants, and will not affect system lubricant properties or change how the equipment works. System-specific dyes may be used with oil-based fluids as well. For example, LeakFinder® Oil-Based…

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Coronavirus In Your Car

Traveling Safely and Minimizing Coronavirus In Your Car Fresh air and proper ventilation lower the risk of contracting coronavirus. Even in cramped quarters, airflow keeps the buildup of aerosolized virus down. The next time you’re driving, crack your windows down a few inches and run the HVAC system. Constantly introducing fresh air lowers the concentration…

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Mobile HVAC UV Leak Detection During COVID

Mobile HVAC UV Leak Detection During COVID UV leak detection is used to find leaks in mobile HVAC systems during the COVID pandemic. Recently, the NYPD authorized the use of a car’s heating system to sanitize emergency vehicles. Hot coolant is used to heat the interior of your car. If there’s a coolant leak, the…

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UV Dye for AC Car Leaks & Repair

UV DYE PINPOINTS SMALL AC CAR LEAKS UV dye is the perfect tool for visually detecting small AC car leaks. Whereas other leak detection tools can provide unreliable results, UV dye permeates 100% throughout the entire AC system and exits at all leak sites. This enables anyone to visually find leaks fast and accurately. Either…

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UV Sanitizers from Tracer Products Featured in MACS Service Report

The automotive industry is currently investigating ways to fight viruses, including using ultraviolet light to sanitize car interiors, foggers to spray disinfectants, upgrading air filtration systems, and employing antimicrobial materials. A handheld tool, such as The DeGERM-inatorTM (UV-5D) can inactivate 90% of most microorganisms in 6-8 seconds by sanitizing areas used in homes and offices, mobile devices, and in automobiles.

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Finding R-1234yf Leaks in Emergency Vehicles

Modern, high-tech emergency vehicles use ultra-efficient R-1234yf refrigerant to keep personnel and civilians cool, safe, and comfortable. These A/C systems have a much smaller refrigerant charge and require a concentrated, OEM-grade UV dye. Even the smallest leaks can reduce cooling capacity.

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UV Dye in the Automotive Aftermarket

UV dye can extend the service life of vehicles. By finding leaks early, expensive repairs can be avoided. As vehicles age, leaks are much more likely to occur. In the United States, the average age and the total number of older cars on the road today have been steadily increasing.

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