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Sanden AC Compressor Identification and Specification


COMPRESSOR IDENTIFICATION:

 

Sanden manufactures AC Compressors for many makes around the world. All AC compressor units manufactured by Sanden have a 6-digit serial number, followed by date of manufacture and the country code, as shown in the image below:

 

Sanden Identification    

 

COMPRESSOR SPECIFICATIONS:

 

Belt Tension:

 

The table below shows the Belt Tension specifications for various groove types:

 

Grooves Tension, lb (kgf)
A 121 ± 5(55 ± 2)
B 132 ± 5(60 ± 2)
C 132 ± 5(60 ± 2)
M 132 ± 5(60 ± 2)
PV4 132 ± 5(60 ± 2)
PV6 198 ± 5(90 ± 2)

 

(PolyVee tension based on 33 lb (15 kgf) per groove).

 

Speed Rating:

 

The table below gives the speed-ratings for various Sanden AC compressor models:

 

Model Clutch
Type
Max RPM
Constant Downshift
SD5H14 Std. 6,000 7,000
SD5H14 HD 4,000 6,000
SD7B10 All 6,000 7,000
SD7H13 All 6,000 8,000
SD7H15 Std. 6,000 8,000
SD7H15 HD 4,000 6,000
SD7H15 SHD 4,000 4,000

 

Basic Compressor Specification:

 

The specifications vary between each AC compressor model, as shown in the table below:

 

Model Refrigerant Displacement
cu in (cc)
Typical weight,lb.(kg.) Standard Oil charge Rotation
Compressor Clutch Assembly Oil Type System
Type
Amount,fl.oz.(cc)
SD5H14 R134a 8.4 (138) 11.2 (5.1) 6.0 (2,7) 17.2 (7.8) SP-20 TXV 7.2 ± 0.5 (210 ± 15) Either
Way
CCOT No Standard
S07810 R134a 6.1 (100) 5.9 (2.7) 3.3 (1.5) 9.2 (4.2) SP-10 TXV No Standard CW Only
SD7H13 R134a 7.9 (129) 9.3 (4.2) 4.6 (2.1) 13.9 (6.3) SP-20 TXV 4.6 ± 0.5 (135 ± 15) CW Only
SD7H15
/HD
R134a 9.5 (155) 9.9 (4.5) 5.3 (2.4) 15.2 (6.9) SP-20 TXV 4.6 ± 0.5 (135 ± 15) CW Only
CCOT 8.1 ± 0.5 (240 ± 15)
SD7H15
/HD
R134a 9.5 (155) 9.9 (4.5) 7.7 (3.5) 17.6 (8.0) SP-20 TXV 4.6 ± 0.5 (135 ± 15) CW Only
CCOT 8.1 ± 0.5 (240 ± 15)

 

Assembly Torques:

 

The table below lists the assembly torque values for the various components of the AC Compressor in different units:

 

ITEM ft*lb N*m kgf*cm
Armature retaining nut, 1/2" - 20 22.4 ± 2.9 30.4 ± 3.8 310 ± 40
Armature retaining nut, M8 13.0 ± 2.2 17.7 ± 2.9 180 ± 30
Cylinder head bolts, M6 10 ± 2.2 13.7 ± 2.9 140 ± 30
Cylinder head bolts, M8 25.3 ± 3.6 34.3 ± 4.9 350 ± 50
Oil filler plug 14.5 ± 3.6 19.6 ± 4.9 200 ± 50
Hose fitting 1" - 14 rotolock 27 ± 3 36.3 ± 3.9 370 ± 40
7/8"Tube-o 24 ± 3 32.4 ± 3.9 330 ± 40
3/4"Tube-o 17.5 ± 2.5 23.5 ± 3.4 240 ± 35
Pad fitting bolt, M10 29 ± 3 32.9 ± 4.9 680 ± 400
Pad fitting bolt, 3/8" -24 29 ± 3 32.9 ± 4.9 50 ± 40
Pad fitting bolt, M8 25 ± 3 34.3 ± 3.9 350 ± 40
Clutch lead wire clamp screw 11 ± 3 in*lb 1.3 ± 0.3 13 ± 3
High pressure relief valve 7.2 ± 1.4 9.8 ± 2.0 100 ± 20
Thermal protector switch clamp bolt 7.2 + 2.2
      -1.4
9.8 + 2.9
      -2.0
100 + 30
      -20
Clutch dust cover screws(6-M5) 6.5 ± 1.4 9 ± 2 90 ± 20
Clutch dust cover screws(3 -1/4"- 20) 2.7 ± 0.9 3.6 ± 1.2 37 ± 12

 

Acceptable Mounting Angles:

 

An improperly mounted AC compressor can subject it to damage, and cause it to malfunction. The figure below shows the optimal mounting angle for your Sanden AC Compressor.

 

Sanden Specification    

 

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