Evacuation & Refrigeration Charging Tool


The 15000-003 charging tool is the interface adapter for a refrigerant charging system. It connects to the SAE J639 Low-Side process fitting for the refrigerant. 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 lightweight. It comes standard or with an extended nose.

PATENTS: This tool is manufactured under U.S. Patent No. 4,805,417



  • Minimum Refrigerant Loss
  • Zero Connection Force with Clamp
  • Automatic Disconnect Capability
  • High Vacuum Flow Rates
  • Economical
  • Repairable


  • Factory Air Supply: 80 PSIG (5.6 kg/cm2)
  • Vacuum Port Fitting: 1/2″ JIC flare
  • Refrigerant: 3/8″ JIC flare
  • AirPort Fitting: 1/4″ Dia One Touch Connectors
  • Weight: 3.1 lbs (1.4 kg)
  • Vacuum Range: 0-760 TORR (0-760 mmHg)
  • Refrigerant: HFC-134a (at 600 PSIG max. (42 kg/cm2) relieves at 350 PSIG (25 kg/cm2))
  • Oil Compatibility: Polyolester or PAG
  • Vacuum Flow: 2.5 SCFM
  • Tool Flow Rate: 255 g/sec (typical value based on external drive force of 750 psi)
  • Air Pilots: (Vacuum, Clamp, Stem Air)
  • Process Fitting Compatibility: SAE J639
  • Process Fitting Nose Seal: Molded
  • Process Fitting Clamp System: PCU BalLoc

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