Condensation issue with commercial type under counter freezer.


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Old 08-22-17, 07:56 PM
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Condensation issue with commercial type under counter freezer.

I have a like new Turbo Air MUF-36.
By the compressor there is an insulated tube, insulation held on by zip ties. coming off that tube there is a copper wire (or very small tube) with a couple inches that has a slightly larger diameter. That wire frosts a lot, melts and drips on the floor. How do I fix that?
 
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Old 08-22-17, 08:21 PM
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http://m.partstown.com/is-bin/INTERS...BA-MUR_iom.pdf

Step one, check your manual.

Read up on what could cause your problem or what their recommended course of action is.

In humid conditions there will be condensation... they suggest keeping it wiped up. Another obvious solution might be to put your own pan on the floor to catch condensation.
 
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Old 08-23-17, 01:17 AM
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It could also be missing insulation.

Usually in a commercial setting the manufactures are not overly concerned with small dripping problems like that.
 
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Can I insulate it? It is so small it might be tough. Attached is a photo with the wire (or very small tube) covered in frost. What is this wire for? I think it is next to the suction pipe.
 
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Old 08-23-17, 03:13 PM
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It only needs to be reinsulated.

I would suggest you shut off the freezer to let the ice melt off the line.
Carefully remove all the old insulation and make sure it is all dry.
1/4" thick by about 2" wide adhesive backed foam tape would work well.

Wrap it as tight as you can and overlap about 1/2 of the tape width.
 
 

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