40627 FM 149 Road
Magnolia, TX 77354
Tel: (281) 252-0360
Fax: (281) 259-1229
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Novent® Locking Caps
One simple screw-on installation. Dual protection.
Instant, inexpensive protection - Patented Novent Locking caps seal standard Schraeder service valves on all central AC units and minisplits.
- Integral neoprene O-ring enhances seal and resists oils and chemicals.
- Integral torque limiter prevents overtightening.
- Resists crushing and removal without key.
- Corrosion resistant.
- Selection of installation tools available.
Gas intoxication protection - Novent caps lock. Caps are precision machined from high-grade brass and surrounded by a protective aluminum shroud making it difficult to access the refrigerant. Special tools are required to apply or remove the caps.
Gas mixing protection - Novent caps are embossed and color coded. Proper installation safeguards against accidental mixing of refrigerant gases in AC systems.
NOVENT® IRC & IMC compliant color coded refrigerant protection
It's in the code - Effective February 2009 the International Mechanical Code and International Residential Code now require that all outdoor access ports on AC refrigerant circuits be made tamper resistant.
International Mechanical Code 1101.10 - Locking access port caps. "Refrigerant circuit access ports located outdoors shall be fitted with locking-type tamper resistant caps."
Why? Misuse of refrigerant gas has come into sharp focus within the last few years due to reports of injury/fatality related to the venting and inhalation of the toxic refrigerant gases from AC systems and storage tanks containing refrigerant gas. The Novent locking cap system was developed as a simple yet effective way to deter misuse, reduce venting and energy loss, provided protection from serious injury or liability and meet the new industry code.
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