YELLOW JACKET Introduces Refrigerant Recovery Machine Designed to Meet Safety Requirements for R-32, R-1234yf and R-1234ze Refrigerants

Bloomington, MN (July 8, 2016) — YELLOW JACKET, the leader in service tools for HVAC/R professionals, has released the 95764 Refrigerant Recovery Machine to address the drive to lower global warming potential refrigerants with increased flammability.

This drive has necessitated the evolution of the market leading YELLOW JACKET® RecoverXLTTM recovery machine: The new RecoverXLT2-APTM Refrigerant Recovery Machine with twin cylinder 1/2 hp oil less compressor and gravity drain condenser. The unique “ambient pressure switch” and three meter power cord comply with the current safety requirements. The RecoverXLT2-AP is specifically designed for the new lower GWP refrigerants including R-32, R-1234yf and R-1234ze as well as the most common CFC, HFC and HFO refrigerants, including R-22, R-404A, R-407, R-410A, R-448A and R-449A.

Additional features include safe venting of case interior prior to start up, a low pressure switch which stops recovery above ambient pressure for leaking systems to prevent pulling air into recovery cylinders, a low pressure bypass for recovery of leak-free systems, and patented single valve control for easy changeover from liquid to vapor to purge.

Designed and assembled in the U.S.A., the YELLOW JACKET RecoverXLT2-APTM Refrigerant Recovery Machine also includes an auto purge feature to clear residual refrigerant for quick change from one refrigerant to another, a condenser with gravity drain to keep recovery tank up to 10° cooler for reliable operation in high ambient conditions and a one-year warranty.
The product will be on display at the Chillventa International Exhibition October 11-13, 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany.

The YELLOW JACKET brand name is synonymous with the highest quality and most complete line of HVAC/R tools in the industry. The brand’s roots go back to 1946 when Ritchie Engineering Company, Inc., a manufacturers’ representative organization, became a hose manufacturer. With an emphasis on quality and service, Ritchie Engineering, based in Bloomington, Minn., trademarked the hose as the YELLOW JACKET® Charging Hose in 1950. Since then, the company has been engineering, manufacturing, and continuously improving the YELLOW JACKET hose while adding new products to its portfolio. Today, YELLOW JACKET products are sold worldwide through a network of authorized HVAC&R and automotive wholesalers. For more information, please call (952) 943-1333 or visit our Web site at