Horizontal or Vertical Check Valves

  • Can refrigerant leak past a check valve?

    Yes, check valves do not isolate in the closed position and it is permissible for refrigerant to leak past. Although, if orientated vertically, and there were a large water column above the exit of the valve, the weight of the water can hinder the performance.

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