Why a crankcase relief door is not fitted in the refrigeration compressor crankcase?

Crankcase relief door is not fitted to refrigeration crankcase for following reasons:
  1. Possibility of the contamination of the refrigeration system by air due to leaks
  2. Oxygen is not available in the compressor crankcase
  3. The incoming refrigerant temperature is low and chances of hot spots is low
  4. Crankcase forms the suction chamber of the compressor and chances exist that the compressor may draw in air and moisture

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Anand Gautam is a marine engineer, Graduated from M.E.R.I. Mumbai. He likes to sail onboard ship and is one who is passionate about his job. He loves to share his knowledge, information, and ideas to everyone in a simplified way just for his satisfaction.

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