Common questions

What can R-134a refrigerant be used for?

What can R-134a refrigerant be used for?

R-134a is an HFC refrigerant that is intended to be used in automotive applications. It was designed to replace R-12. It has no Ozone Depletion Potential but has a high Global Warming Potential.

What are the properties of haloalkane refrigerant R-134a?

is a haloalkane refrigerant with thermodynamic properties similar to R-12 (dichlorodifluoromethane), but with less ozone depletion potential. R-134a has the formula CH2FCF3. R-134a Properties – Imperial Units R-134a Properites – SI Units

What are the properties of the gas R-134a?

R-134a Properties – Imperial Units R-134a Properites – SI Units 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane – R-134a – is an inert gas used primarily as a high-temperature refrigerant for domestic refrigeration and automobile air conditioners. Air Conditioning – Air Conditioning systems – heating, cooling and dehumidification of indoor air for thermal comfort

Is the Freon 134a a chlorine free refrigerant?

Freon™ 134a does not contain chlorine; therefore, it has an ozone depletion potential (ODP) of zero.

Why are conglobal refrigeration technicians adopting the R134a Handbook?

With immediate effect, all ConGlobal refrigeration service facilities and service technicians are adopting the refrigerant gas handling protocol outlined in this handbook, which has been carefully designed to: 1. Safeguard our company personnel 2. Safeguard our customer assets 3. Stop the proliferation of contaminated gas in our industry

What was the cause of the R134a explosion?

 To date, investigations indicate that the explosions were caused by the introduction of counterfeit R134a refrigerant containing, among other gases, significant amounts of R40 (methyl chloride).   As of this writing, all of the units that have exploded received a refrigerant gas charge in Vietnam.

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