Tracer-Stick® Capsules

Single-Dose Dye Capsules

  • Tracer-Stick capsules provide a fast, easy and clean way to add a single dose of Fluoro-Lite® dye to an air-conditioning or refrigeration system.
  • Disposable capsules come prefilled with a premeasured dose of dye suited to the type and amount of refrigerant/lubricant in a system (use multiple capsules for larger systems).
  • Capsules are easy to connect with standard hardware or the Universal Connect Set™ for R-134a systems.
 Product #Description
R-12/Mineral Oil SystemsTP-3850-06016 - 0.03 oz (1 ml) capsules
TP-3855-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3856-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3857-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
R-134a/PAG SystemsTP-3860-06016 - 0.06 oz (1.9 ml) capsules
TP-3865-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3866-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3867-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
Universal/POE
— for All A/C Systems
TP-3870-06016 - 0.06 oz (1.9 ml) capsules
TP-3875-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3876-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3877-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
Hybrid/POE
— for All Hybrid A/C Systems
TP-3811-03013 - 0.03 oz (1 ml) capsules
+ What To Order
 Product #Description
R-12/Mineral Oil SystemsTP-3850-06016 - 0.03 oz (1 ml) capsules
TP-3855-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3856-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3857-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
R-134a/PAG SystemsTP-3860-06016 - 0.06 oz (1.9 ml) capsules
TP-3865-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3866-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3867-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
Universal/POE
— for All A/C Systems
TP-3870-06016 - 0.06 oz (1.9 ml) capsules
TP-3875-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3876-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
TP-3877-06016 - 0.5 oz (14.8 ml) capsules
Hybrid/POE
— for All Hybrid A/C Systems
TP-3811-03013 - 0.03 oz (1 ml) capsules
+ Literature
+ SDS

Tracer-Stick Capsules 2-Step Selection Guide

  1. Read across and choose the column with the amount of refrigerant/lubricant in the system being leak-checked. Use multiple Tracer-Stick capsules for larger systems.
    Amount of RefrigerantUp to 2.9 lb
    (1.3 kg)
    3 to 4.9 lb
    (1.4 to 2.2 kg)
    5 to 9.9 lb
    (2.3 to 4.5 kg)
    10 to 25 lb
    (4.6 to 11.3 kg)
    Amount of LubricantUp to 15 fl. oz
    (450 ml)
    1 pt to 1.6 qt
    (0.5 to 1.5 L)
    1.7 to 3.2 qt
    (1.6 to 3.0 L)
    3.3 qt to 2 gal
    (3.1 to 7.6 L)
    Typical Vehicle TypePassenger CarsVans and
    Small Trucks
    Large Trucks and
    Small Buses
    Full-Size Buses and
    Refrigerated Freight
  2. Then read down that column and choose the Tracer-Stick capsule part number below that is across from the lubricant type in the system. (If lubricant type is not known, Tracer-Stick universal/POE capsules are compatible with all lubricants.)
    Lubricant TypeSmall CapsulesLarge Capsules
    Mineral OilTP-3850TP-3855TP-3856TP-3857
    PAGTP-3860TP-3865TP-3866TP-3867
    Universal/POETP-3870TP-3875TP-3876TP-3877
    Hybrid POETP-3811