Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Criteria For Refrigerant Selection

In the air conditioning and refrigeration industry, virtually all of the refrigerant experience has been limited to single-component (“pure”) refrigerants; however, as we search for acceptable replacements for these compounds, refrigerant manufacturers have been unsuccessful in developing single-component replacements that meet all of the required or highly desirable characteristics for a widely used refrigerant.

These requirements include:

  • Environmental acceptability
  • Chemical stability.....

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