Turbochargers improve the efficiency of its engine by compressing the intake of air. This action generates heat, and unless it is constrained and constricted, the warmer objects are less dense than, the cooler ones. The same is true with engines. You need to keep them as cool as possible. The compressor generates the heat necessary to ignite the fuel. To keep the air dense, the engine is using charge air coolers Australia.
Found right behind the radiator, the charge air cooler functions as a heat exchanger. Because they function in an environment where there are an extreme shock, vibration, and differences in temperature, they are subjected to repair and replacement.
Why do you need repairs and maintenance?
It needs basic maintenance to keep the airways clean and free of obstructions, to minimize corrosion and air loss, to inspect the proper mounting and structural integrity. A-One Charge Air Coolers, a company that caters to a variety of vehicles in Australia, is offering all these services and more.
To keep airways clean
Since the charge air coolers are mounted behind coolant radiators, there is small debris, like the insects, grass, plant matter and other small objects that can pass through the radiator. Accumulation of these small objects can cause a backflow through the charge air coolers. The space between the CAC and the radiator is minimal. You need to remove the charge air color when cleaning.
Since this is a complicated task to do, when you ask for services from A-One Charge Air Coolers, they will use steam cleaning or power washes it with hot water, in reverse to the direction of the airflow.
Corrosion can occur on the metallic parts of the charge air coolers due to exposure to seawater or road salt. During preventive maintenance interval, you should perform cleaning of all the exposed heat exchangers. According to A-One Charge Air Coolers, when you want to eradicate corrosion, nothing is clean enough.
Check the mountings
The shock of a hot and cold environment and the vibration are not suitable for charge air coolers Australia. This can cause loosening of the mounts and increase the damaging effects. Other components that include checking are the mounting isolators, grommet and shock mounts. These too can deteriorate, weaken and break. A-One Charge Air Coolers provide the necessary checking and replacement if necessary. Any signs of abrasion indicate relative motion among the components.
Check the structural integrity
The mounting frame, gussets, side members, the plenums, mounting brackets, stay rods are also subject for checking for cracks and bends. Although the average life expectancy of CAC’s is at five years, this is based on the premise that proper maintenance is done and performed accordingly. If it is not adequately maintained, or subjected to abuse, it will result in loss of the expected service life.
If you need service or replacement of charge air coolers, A-One Charge Air Coolers is your go-to shop. They have a team of knowledgeable and experienced technicians to take care of your charge air coolers. They also sell quality charge air coolers for a wide range of machines including, heavy truck, tractor and earth moving machines.