R454A (Opteon XL40)

Summary

R454A (Opteon™ XL40) is a mildly flammable, low global warming potential refrigerant designed to replace R404A in new equipment designs. R454A offers the optimal balance of properties to replace R404A in positive displacement, direct expansion low and medium temperature commercial and industrial applications. It offers improved energy performance and higher cooling capacities, making it easy and cost effective to apply in new equipment without major modifications.

Applications

  • Commercial Refrigeration
    Commercial Refrigeration
  • Other
    Other *

Supermarkets, Condensing units (e.g. in food service), Cold stores, Self-contained systems

Packaging information

  • 12kg
  • 23kg
  • 52kg
  • Available from A-Gas wholesale partners. Use the ‘Find a supplier’ box to the right for further details
  • A-Gas product cylinders are fitted with a Residual Pressure Device (RPD) to ensure used refrigerant or any other substance cannot be reintroduced into a cylinder
  • Store cylinders in a cool, dry, well ventilated area, out of direct sunlight
  • A-Gas operates a returnable cylinder fleet, empty cylinders are to be returned to an A-Gas wholesale partner
  • For alternative or larger package sizes please contact A-Gas on 01275376600 or via the Contact Us form

Product Features & Benefits

  • Low GWP (94 % reduction versus R404A) 
  • Improved capacity and efficiency compared to R404A
  • Very close match to R404A – easily convertible from current design with minimal changes
  • Non-toxic and mildly flammable (A2L)
  • Miscible with POE lubricants

Environmental Impact

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