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Synonyms for HCFC

a fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans

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We understand why it would happen as 75 per cent of HCFCs are used for air conditioning, which is needed in this part of the world.
The grant is from the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, which provides the funds in exchange for verified annual reductions of HCFC production levels.
HCFC consumption in the Philippines is attributed to HCFC-22, more commonly known as R-22, HCFC-141b, HCFC-123 and blends of HCFC-225.
The ministry is currently conducting training at vocational training centres across the country in order to educate and train technicians on how to use alternatives to HCFC.
Discussing about the most encountered HCFC retrofitting case in the refrigerated transport, meaning R22 to be changed by R404A, the comparison between thermal and energetic performances can be seen in Tables 4-8.
The new restrictions proposed by the EU call on developing countries to start implementing cutbacks in 2007 instead of 2016, and to dramatically reduce HCFC production between 2014 and 2030.
The European Commission (EC) and many nongovernmental organizations have advocated for an accelerated HCFC phaseout.
HCFCs are used as coolants for products such as air conditioners in place of CFCs, production and consumption of which have already been banned in developed countries.
Production of HCFC compounds is now scheduled to end by 2020.
HCFCs have at least one carbon-hydrogen bond in their molecular structure, which makes them less chemically stable than CFCs.
The UNIDO expert was speaking on the sidelines of the National Workshop for Launching of the HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP).
Dr Park said it was important for countries to create systems and mechanisms for the preparation of the HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) and its implementation.
The looming ban on HCFC refrigerants from January 1 next year is bringing reminders to act and special offers from chiller suppliers.
Firemaster 520 was developed in close consultation with foam manufacturers who need to change their formulations to accommodate alternative blowing agents that are quickly replacing HCFC, which is subject to phase-out under the Montreal protocol, according to the company.
A HCFC (hydrochlorofluorocarbon) gas and carbon dioxide were used as the physical blowing agent and ultrasonic excitation was applied to increase the rate of bubble nucleation.