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16 January 2017

Why R-32 May Be the Refrigerant of the Future

We found today an interesting article about R32 and we thought we would share it with you. Earlier on last year, UK and Europe Managing Director John Ormerod talked about the ten top tips on how you should work with the low GWP refrigerant R32 (to revisit the article click here).

In 2017, R32 is again top of the most searched topics within the refrigeration industry.

What do we know about R32?

  • R32 should prove no more difficult to handle than R410A
  • Be aware of the properties – risks are easily managed. Follow good refrigeration practice
  • Experience with R32 is a good grounding for many new Low GWP refrigerants which are likely to be mildly flammable
  • Keep up to date with industry developments

The News published pros and cons for R32. Follow the link to read more about ‘Why R-32 May Be the Refrigerant of the Future’.

TABLE 1: Properties of various refrigerants for refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pump applications.

SOURCE: The News www.achrnews.com adapted from Danfoss’s “Refrigerant Options Now and in the Future