Refrigerant Tools: Series 13000-003 Refrigerant Evacuation & Charging Tool

  • Product Code: Series 13000-003


The 13000-003 charging tool is the interface adapter for a refrigerant charging system. It connects to the High-Side SAE J639 process fitting for refrigerant charging. The tool allows for minimum refrigerant loss with automatic operation upon connection to the fitting. The tool is used with positive displacement charging systems. It is air operated and light weight. Comes standard or with an extended nose.


  • Minimum Refrigerant Loss
  • Zero Connection Force with Clamp
  • Automatic Disconnect Capability
  • High Vacuum Flow Rates
  • Economical
  • Repairable
Factory Air Supply80 psig (5.6 kg/cm2)
Vacuum Port Fitting1/2" JIC flare
Refrigerant3/8" JIC flare
Air Port Fitting1/4" Dia One Touch Connectors
Weight3.1 lbs (1.4 kg)
Vacuum Range0-760 TORR (0-760 mmHg)
RefrigerantHFC-134a (at 600 psig max. (42 kg/cm2) relieves at 350 psig (25 kg/cm2))
Oil CompatibilityPolyolester or PAG
Vacuum Flow2.5 SCFM
Tool Flow Rate225 g/sec (typical value based on external drive force of 750 psi)
Air Pilots(Vacuum, Clamp, Stem Air)
Process Fitting CompatibilitySAE J639
Process Fitting Nose SealMolded
Process Fitting Clamp SystemPCU BalLoc
PATENTS: This tool is manufactured under U.S. Patent No. 4,805,417