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Uniweld Tools Changing the HVAC Industry

Uniweld Tools: Changing the HVAC Industry

In the HVAC industry, professionals need access to the proper tools to get the job done efficiently, easily, and accurately. Look no further than Uniweld, a reputable brand that offers top-quality, US-made tools that a contractor can rely on not just today at the job site, but for years down the road. With items like the latest brazing kits, manifolds, and vacuum pumps, Uniweld manufactures products with the environment, community, and its customers in mind.

About Uniweld

Uniweld Products, Inc. was established in 1949 in Dania Beach, Florida. Today, the company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale with distribution facilities in Florida, California, Texas, Ontario, and Saskatoon.

Uniweld has grown into one of the world’s largest manufacturers of welding, HVAC/R, plumbing, and alloy products. Even so, the company maintains the values of a family-owned business, having been passed down from Founder and Chairman, David Pearl, Sr., to his sons, David S. Pearl II and Douglas B. Pearl. The brothers run the company today as President and Executive Vice President.

Through ongoing industry advancements, Uniweld continues to make its equipment easier to use and safer for the environment. The company has twice received the prestigious Broward County Emerald Environmental Award and has also been awarded Broward County’s Environmental Business of the Year.

CE is proud to offer a series of products manufactured by Uniweld under the TradePro® brand name:

TP-100 Portable Oxyacetylene Brazing Kit

This economical, contractor-grade kit features all the necessary components for brazing and welding, and its easy portability makes it ideal for light- to medium-duty jobs.

The kit features oxygen and acetylene regulators with rubber protective gauge boots. The front valve welding handle has a stainless steel ballpoint valve to ensure precise gas control. The kit also offers #0 and #2 tips for brazing up to 1-inch copper tubing and welding up to 1/8-inch steel. Finally, the kit comes with flip-up goggles, a flint lighter, and 12.5-foot twin hoses.

The included plastic carrying stand features a convenient slot to hold welding and brazing equipment securely, a dedicated hose winder, storage for brazing alloys, and a large compartment that allows you to organize accessories. With the centered, balanced handle, the kit is easy to carry around and perfect for travel to job sites.

Brass Manifolds

TradePro® by Uniweld offers two types of two-valve brass manifolds: TP-2VM5H and TP-2VM5HEZ. They share many excellent features, including:

  • Patented forged brass body
  • Easy-access, 45-degree front hose holders
  • Easy-to-read, 2.5-inch Limited Pointer Flutter (LPF) gauges
  • Color-coded refrigerant scales and gauge boots
  • Reseatable Teflon valve stem packing
  • Heavy-duty metal handles

The TP-2VM5H includes a set of five-foot Soft Magic barrier hoses. These flex service hoses feature a universal ball valve with patented interchangeable service connectors that make it easy to reach hard-to-access fittings.

The TP-2VM5HEZ includes a set of five-foot EZ Turn anti-blowback hoses. These feature a thrust bearing to reduce friction, allowing you to connect service hoses easily, even while under pressure.

TP-5V2 Vacuum Pump

Vacuum pumps from TradePro® by Uniweld deliver the latest in vacuum pump technology to provide reliable, long-term service for appliances, residential air conditioners, and commercial refrigeration systems. The TP-5V2 vacuum pump weighs 20 pounds and operates at 5.5 CFM and 155 liters per minute. It also has an oil capacity of 15.22 ounces and a two-stage rotary vane, heat dispersing motor fins, and a low on/off rocker switch. Additional features include a factory micron rating of 15, 1/4-inch and 3/8-inch male flare intake fittings with built-in check valve, easy access to the oil drain, and more. Designed to work on automotive, residential, and commercials systems using CFC, HCFC, and HFC refrigerants, these vacuum pumps are built for long-term, reliable service that will last contractors for years to come.

Uniweld tools are not only environmentally friendly, but they’re contractor friendly as well. With features designed to make the job of an HVAC contractor easier, TradePro® by Uniweld is perfect for any refrigerant, HVAC, plumbing, and maintenance service technician. If these Uniweld tools seem like the right upgrades for your tool kit, please contact CE today to learn more.


Employee Spotlight: Christina Benedict

Employee Spotlight: Christina Benedict

CE Mid-Atlantic’s Ductless General Manager, Jeff Gresock developed a great program for 2018 to bring awareness to DLS and VRF products. He wanted to motivate both outside and internal sales staff to actively promote the Carrier brand. The incentive program created is a reward based incentive based on % of growth with a minimum qualifier. For the month of September I am happy to announce we had our first winner from the Digital Customer Care team, Christina Benedict! Christina has been working with a customer John from Modern Refrigeration since April of this year in hopes of enhancing his Digital Experience with CE.  In doing so she has learned more about his business and kept him up to date with Ductless Promos, Price Changes, and Ductless Bundles.  John has now switched to CE as his main supplier for all Ductless equipment and continues to be more engaged with all of our digital tools. Christina has provided A6 customer service and John was quoted saying “because of Christina and her reaching out to me on an consistent basis, I have been purchasing more from CE. She provided great customer service and continues to keep me updated on any promotions that will help me grow my business.” Way to go, Christina!

Benefits of Comfort Heat Technology

Comfort Heat Brings Advanced Temperature Control to Homeowners

When a homeowner comes to you looking to replace or upgrade their heating system, they want a balance between upfront cost and energy efficiency. With Carrier’s proprietary Comfort Heat Technology, found in select multi-stage gas furnace models (like the Carrier Infinity 80% AFUE 70000 Btuh Variable Speed Multipoise Gas Furnace), you can offer your customers an incredibly efficient heating system that can only be found in Carrier’s equipment. Read more

Help Get HVAC System Ready for Fall

3 Ways to Help Your Customers Get Their HVAC Systems Ready for Fall

The cooler weather is here, and it’s time to help your customers transition their HVAC systems from summer to fall. But, it’s not as simple as flipping a switch. You need to approach the transition methodically with your customer so that their HVAC system operates at its best. Here are three tips you can recommend to your customers to help them get their home ready for fall: Read more

Design Tips for Ductless

How to Make a Mini-Split Blend in with a Home’s Interior Design

Because of their energy efficiency, ease of installation, and low cost to install, ductless mini-splits are one of the greatest HVAC options for homeowners today. Even with this in mind, some consumers are hesitant to go the ductless route because the most common option, the high wall unit, has to be mounted where it is visible within the room. Some homeowners feel like this gets in the way of their interior design aesthetics; however, there are ways you can integrate the wall units into the customer’s home design so they don’t have to choose between form and function. As long as you make sure to put the unit up high enough and ensure it has ample airflow around it, there are many options available for your customers: Read more

Are These hilmor must-haves in Your Toolbox

Update Your Toolbox with These Must-Have hilmor Products

Having the right HVAC tools on hand ensures the job is done right the first time, every time. As an HVAC contractor, it allows you to finish the job in a timely manner so you can stay on schedule and keep up with the daily workload. With tools like the Compact Swage Tool, vacuum pumps, and Digital Adjustable Torque Wrenches, hilmor is a reliable brand that is designed to last while incorporating time-saving features. Read more

How to Deal with Mold in an A/C Unit

How to Deal with Mold in Your HVAC/AC Unit

Mold in the AC ducts of a home or office HVAC system is a serious matter. At the very least, mold affects air quality. But, once spores begin to form, it is often just a matter of time before the mold spreads throughout the entire system. From there, it may cause health problems, illness, and damage products manufactured within a commercial facility. As an HVAC contractor, you may offer vent and duct cleaning services or sell mold removal products to property owners. Regardless of the scope of your mold removal services, providing insight into how to clean the HVAC system with specially designed mold removal products is important to make sure the system is clean. Read more