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Answered 2011-02-20 02:06:05

As rule of the thumb, refrigerant condensing temperature should between 1-2 degreeC higher than the exiting water temperature, this temperature difference is technically called condensing temperature approach. I f the approach is below or above means, system is flooded with refrigerant or system got starve. Above method is also effective in determining if the condenser shell needs maintenance for sclale, sludge build up removal.

I am refrigeration mechanic.

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