Al Maier and Marc Scancarello

Al Maier is vice president of application engineering at Emerson Climate Technologies, Flow Control Division. Marc Scancarello is director, materials and chemical engineering, Emerson Climate Technologies. For more information, visit or reference form #93-11 in Online Product Information, which is Refrigerants/Lubricants Approved For Use in Copeland® Compressors.


Polyolester Oils: Handling the New Lubricant in R-410A Systems

By Al Maier and Marc Scancarello
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With the approach of 2010, the industry will be faced with a shift in both refrigerants and system lubricants. The impending phaseout of chlorine-based refrigerants mandates that the industry move to lubricants that work satisfactorily with the new hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants.
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