Articles Tagged with ''refrigerant''

Jan. 23, 2012: R-22 Supplies in Question

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Production and importation of HCFC refrigerants including R-22 have been on hold since the first of the year while the industry waits for an official go-ahead from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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Evaluating Low GWP

By Peter Powell
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The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is moving forward with an ambitious project to identify low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants. What does that mean?


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Linde Canada Resigns as RMC Collection Service Provider

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Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) announced Linde Canada will no longer act as a collection service for the RMC program. Linde Canada’s work with RMC has ensured the safe collection and disposal of over 2.5 million kilograms of surplus refrigerant.


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Ultra Low Temp Refrigeration

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Ultra-low temperature systems are used to achieve low temperature baths or boxes for laboratory use, storage of pharmaceutical or biological samples, low temperature manufacturing of metals, or extreme temperature environmental testing.
 


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Destruction Process Gears for 2012

By Peter Powell
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Midwest Refrigerants’ approach to the destruction of unwanted refrigerants has gained approval that will now allow startup of the process in the United States in mid-2012. What is the company's process?


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Rogue Refrigerant Blend Linked to Fatalities

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Recent reports from overseas have revealed that rogue refrigerants were used in hundreds of transport HFC-134a refrigeration systems, which resulted in a number of explosions and at least three deaths. World trade press, industry manufacturers, and watchdog websites have been issuing statements in recent weeks as part of this ongoing story.


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JB Industries: Refrigerant Locking Caps

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JB Industries announces a distribution partnership with NOVENT® to provide refrigerant locking caps to the HVACR channel.


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Danfoss Refrigeration & Air Conditioning: Refrigerant Converter Mobile App

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Based on the company’s Refrigerant Slider, the KoolApp refrigerant converter mobile app converts mobile devices that use Android and Apple IOS into user-friendly pressure-to-temperature refrigerant converters. It is designed for installers, distributors, and producers of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.


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Stores Try Transcritical CO2

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Efforts to make CO2 work in transcritical applications got a boost with the announcement the CSC, The Canadian manufacturer of refrigeration systems, will be making a major push in that regard.


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On Dry Shipping and the Availability of HCFCs

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The year 2011 introduced the concept of dry-shipping HCFC-22 condensing units for retrofit applications, and that shipping and use is expected to continue through 2012.


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