National Geographic : 1988 Apr
"At Kure Beach, N.C., Bryant tests its air-conditioners in corrosive salt air- to make sure yours has the right stuff to last:' -Test pilot Gen . Chuck Yeager Chuck Yeager has the feel for machinery, and the experience in testing , to know the right stuff when he sees it. He sees it in the rugged central air-con - ditioner built by Bryant. A Bryant is constructed of top-quality materials. The heart of each unit - its com- pressor - has valves of hardened steel, with all workings sealed hermetically. Exterior valves are brass. The cabinet is galvanized steel , coated with zinc phosphate. All key components, subassemblies, circuits, and relays are tested, tested, and retested in one of the biggest, most sophis- ticated air- conditioner and furnace research facilities in the world. Then , finally, whole machines are tor- ture-tested for durability in nature's real - world laboratory - out on the beaches. Of course, Bryant backs its air-con- ditioners the way it builds them, with a rea.ssuring limited warranty. Your dealer will give you all the details. And you' ll like him - because he has the right stuff, too. Call 1-800 -Har SALE. The right stuff to last.