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Paddy Hopkirk receives Graham Platts Award

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February 25, 2015:  Rally driving legend Paddy Hopkirk has received the prestigious Graham Platts award in recognition of his sterling support of motor project charity SKIDZ.

Primalec's Jonathan Duffield, Chairman of leading motor industry association IMPACT, presented the award.

Paddy is a Patron of the Buckinghamshire-based young people’s charity and he has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of SKIDZ throughout the automotive industry.

NitroTrace NitroTrace - Pressure testing for leaks

NitroTrace allows you to leak test air conditioning and refrigeration systems using pressurised tracer gas. It lets you indentify the presence  which can be for leaks using both gauges - to identify the presence of a leak, and an electronic leak sensor - to locate the source of the leak.

New Solar powered digital thermometer

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- no need to renew batteries

Solar-Temp is the new solar powered digital thermometer from Primalec.

It is perfect for checking the air temperature coming from a vehicle’s A/C system.

Solar-Temp indicates temperature to within 1°C of accuracy on a clear and easy to read 1 inch screen (25mm x 12.5mm). Its 125mm (6 inch) long stainless probe is just right to fit into the air vents of any vehicle, but is equally at home measuring oils, coolants and other liquids.

Super Change for Easier R22 Retrofit

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SUPER CHANGE makes for fast and easy change from R22, and other mineral or alkylbenzene lubricated systems, to all HFC refrigerants, including POE based R407C

and R410a.


By linking mineral and alkybenzene oils to any HFC refrigerant the need for a complete oil change and flush can be reduced or eliminated, saving much time and expense.

Download our latest catalogue

This catalogue has 2014coverimage copy.jpgthe latest info on:

New UV light sources - 365nm and 405nm
Our new Glo-Leak dispensing bottles with 25ml graduated measuring chamber
Our extended range of AircoLube A/C lubricants with their new moisture barrier bottles
Nitro-Trace tracer gas leak testing systems
Windscreen repair UV lamps
New worklights plus from Cliplight
Superseal Advanced and Super Change for R22 conversions
Welcome to Primalec

Producers of Visual, Ultra violet and Ultrasonic inspection, Leak detection, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration service tools and consumables.

Primalec col.jpgGlo-Leak UV-fluorescent leak detection products, and Primalec UV and Invictalux inspection products, Nitro-Trace, Airco-Lube, AircoSeal, RetroPro and other Airco branded products for the service of vehicle and commercial air conditioning and refrigeration.

We provide the means to diagnose, locate and prevent fluid leakage.

We make A/C systems cool the air faster, work better, last longer