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2019.03.08

Carbon Dioxide for Industrial Refrigeration (part Ⅱ)

Scientific study of the atmosphere has revealed that the CO2 in the earth’s atmosphere is a significant contributor to global warming. The important sources of atmospheric CO2 are emissions from...

2019.03.01

World’s Largest Factory for Green Refrigerants Opens in Texa

February 26, 2019 Chemours makes refrigerants with low global warming potential (GWP). And its new $300 million facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, will triple the company’s capability to ...

2019.02.28

Refrigerant Pricing Alert – February 2019

By Alec Johnson Feb 27, 2019 Greetings folks! Another month is nearly wrapped up and we are slowly inching towards spring. We’ve got a few more hard weeks here in Kansas but I’m looking ...

2019.02.28

Seven burning questions about mildly-flammable refrigerants

27 February 2019 First they depleted the ozone layer, then they contributed to global warming, and now they might exacerbate fires. That is the history of refrigerant substances, in brief. And now th...

2019.02.27

R-404A Refrigerant Fact & Info Sheet

By Alec Johnson Feb 25, 2019 Today the HFC R-404A is one of the most commonly used refrigerants in the United States and in the world. You can find it most commercial refrigerators/freezers, in vend...

2019.02.27

Carbon Dioxide for Industrial Refrigeration (part Ⅰ)

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an old refrigerant, first patented in the United Kingdom in 1850 by Alexander Twinning, where it was subsequently used in air-conditioning and marine applications. With the dev...

2019.02.25

China Publishes HCFC Production Quota in 2019

Recently, the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and the Environment published an approved plan of production, application, and an import quota of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) as well as an application quota of carbon tetrachloride reagent and its auxiliaries. In 2019, the total production quota for HCFCs is decreasing compared with 2018, such as HCFC- 141b reduced from 66,313 tons to 62,308 tons,...

2019.02.25

Opteon XL41 Refrigerant is Now Compatible with Bitzer Compre

On Januar y 10, Chemours announced that Opteon XL41 (R454B)-compatible compressors are now part of the product portfolio from leading compressor manufacturer Bitzer headquartered in Sindelfingen, Germany. With the Orbit series, Bitzer offers a comprehensive solution to help system manufacturers meet the ambitious objectives of the European F-gas Regulation and Ecodesign Directive, and enables cust...

2019.02.24

Arkema Satisfying Customers with Lower GWP Refrigerants

At the International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology (Kobe Symposium) held in December 2018 in Japan, Sarah Kim, Ph. D., Research Scientist, Fluorochemicals R&D, Arkema,...

2019.02.23

Honeywell Partners with Mexichem to Distribute R448A in Euro

Honeywell announced on January 7 that it has entered into an agreement with Mexichem to distribute Solstice N40 (R448A) in the European Union (EU) to meet growing demand for the product, due to F-gas regulations and rising energy efficiency needs. Mexichem will sell the product under Klea 448A name. Solstice N40 is the supermarket industry’s most commonly used, lowest-global-warming-poten...

2019.02.23

New A2L Refrigerant Regulation in Spain

Reported by Asociacion de Fabricantes de Equipos de Climatizacion (AFEC) At the end of 2018, the Spanish government published a law establishing urgent measures to foster the economy in the Spanish...

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