We studied one such case that was suspected to involve hydrocarbon clean refrigerant
that occurred in a restaurant in 2013 for our project ("A Study on Explosion Hazards of Clean Refrigerant
Propane Leaking from Air-Conditioning Units in Small Commercial Flats").
With a price that high, it is cheaper to replace a condensing unit ($600 to $700) than it is to buy the refrigerant
that the system was designed to use.
Unlike when buying from a reputable supplier, there is no guarantee that the refrigerant
will meet that specification or Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) standard 700, which details the acceptable purities and compositions of refrigerants
4] investigated the performance of propane/isobutene refrigerant
mixture in domestic refrigeration system.
Increasing population and increasing demand of refrigerants
in automobile and food industries, along with initiatives for new technologies and products are projected to make this region ideal for the refrigerant
market to grow.
During operation, chillers develop small leaks in their sealed refrigerant
Because ASHRAE Standard 15 is designed to be applied as a prescriptive standard by local code enforcement authorities, it uses an extremely simple model to describe the behavior of refrigerant
The majority of respondents indicated they would prefer a brand-name refrigerant
for their home, office, car or refrigerator if it would limit the risks posed by counterfeit refrigerants
The core refrigerant
in use around the world today is FIFC-134a, which came into use as a replacement for chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) because HFC-134a has a smaller ozone depletion potential (ODP).
has acquired the refrigerant
business in Europe of major Belgian chemical group Solvay S.
In 2011, three refrigerated containers containing a counterfeit refrigerant
exploded, killing three people.
The tests showed that, in general, energy efficiency ratio (EER) and cooling capacity of R-410A alternative refrigerants
were slightly lower than that of the baseline refrigerant
with a moderate increases in discharge temperature.
Arkema announces that its Forane[R] 427A (R-427A) retrofit refrigerant
has been approved by Emerson Climate Technologies for aftermarket use with Copeland Discus[TM] compressors in low- and medium-temperature refrigeration applications.
Four new refrigerant
blends have been added to the latest editions of major refrigerants
-related standards published by ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers).
Less amount of refrigerant
in the system may solve safety issues of new flammable refrigerants
up to some extent, but with Micro channel Heat Exchanger's unique feature of refrigerant
saving capabilities, this can be a solution to move forward with flammable refrigerants
and may also help to reduce flammable refrigerants
to permissible safety limits.