Parker Sporlan

Sporlan - 4371-00 - LDR2117ODF Liquid Differential Regulator Valve

Item: LDR2117ODF
MFG: 4371-00
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In many supermarket applications refrigerant gas from the discharge line or from the top of the receiver is used for defrost.This method of defrost diverts a portion of the hot gas or cool gas (from the top of the receiver) to the suction line and back through the evaporator being defrosted. The gas condenses in the evaporator and flows in reverse, through check valves, around the TEV and liquid line solenoid valve. Liquid refrigerant then flows to the liquid header where it is distributed to evaporators not in the defrost cycle. In order for this reverse flow to occur, the pressure of the defrost header must be greater than the pressure of the liquid header. The difference in pressure is known as the defrost differential.
Several methods are used to obtain the defrost differential. The (O)LDR is designed to maintain a differential pressure between the receiver and the liquid header.
Sporlan liquid line differential valves have a solenoid bypass feature that allows the valve to remain full open or modulate to maintain a differential. We supply two versions of liquid line differential valves:
The OLDR is in the full open position when the coil is de-energized, and it’s in differential operation mode when the coil is energized.
The LDR is in differential operation mode when the coil is de-energized, and it is in the full open position when the coil isenergized.
The DDR-20 is designed to create a differential pressure between its inlet (discharge) pressure and the receiver pressure.
A solenoid bypass feature is incorporated in the valve so that the valve can be made to go full open when there is no need for a differential to be created. Energizing the solenoid coil opens the valve fully.
Location and Piping
The (O)LDR valves is located between the receiver and the liquid header. The DDR-20 is located in the discharge line before the condenser. The two types of defrost differential valves (liquid line and discharge line) are not to be applied on the same system.
Adjustment Range and Pressure Settings
All defrost differential valves are set by turning the adjusting stem located under the cap on the pilot differential valve. The adjustment range is 0.3 to 3.5 bar. The (O)LDR has a factory setting of 1.2 bar and the DDR-20 has a factory setting of 2 bar. Turning the stem clockwise increases the setting, counterclockwise decreases the setting.

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Features and Specification

Weight 7.665000
Package Weight 33.850000
Package Width 12.750000
Package Length 20.500000
Refrigerant Various; see specifications for proper application
Refrigerant Capacity Proprietary Information - Not Disclosed
Package Height 10.500000
Maximum Working Pressure 5 to 50 psi
Length 12.500000
Width 8.500000
UPC 687472806622
Connection Type Sweat or Braze
Cubic Measurement 0.166700
Composition Bi-Metal
Brand Parker Sporlan
Height 3.750000
EAN 0687472806622
Dimensional Weight 22.000000