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In this glossary you will find various definitions and explanations for components, tools and technical terms related to BUNN commercial equipment.



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A component that acts similarly to a battery, it stores an electric charge then releases it when required. This device is found most generally on our grinder motors and compressors.

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A computer chip containing either recipes for specific coffee flavors or advertising messages which are read by the sensing coils on the brewer. One chip is embedded in each Smart Funnel® handle to carry the coffee flavor name and batch size ground from the grinder to the brewer.
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Clamp-On Ammeters are the recommended tool used for testing current and perhaps the most convenient. It is a non-invasive procedure, you simply clamp the meter onto one wire at a time. If you grab two wires they will cancel each other out and you will get an incorrect reading.

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Draws a vacuum or low pressure on the cooling side of the refrigerant cycle and compresses the gas into the high pressure or condensing side of the cycle. A compressor is one of the main components in the makeup of a refrigeration system.

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Condenser fan moves air across the condenser coil and fins to increase the transfer of heat. Obstructing the flow of air will reduce efficiency of cooling but can lead to compressor failure.

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A contactor is a heavy duty relay designed to handle switching large load components. This device is used in machines with multiple tank heaters or tank heaters that exceed 4000 watts. The contactor is energized by turning on the control thermostat, and supplies power to the tank heater(s).

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Technology used in BUNN super automatic espresso systems that perfectly foams cold milk for great tasting iced beverages.

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