Category Archives for Refrigerants

Methyl Chloride Refrigerants

Methyl chloride (CHP) has a boiling point of ?10.6°F (?23.3°C). It also has heat of vaporization at boiling point (at l atm) of 177.8 Btu/lb. It is a good refrigerant. However, because it will burn under some conditions some cities … Continue reading

05. January 2011 by admin
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Sulfur Dioxide Refrigerants

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) is a colorless gas or liquid. It is toxic, with a very pungent odor. When sulfur is burned in air, sulfur dioxide is formed. When sulfur dioxide combines with water it produces sulfuric and sulfurous acids. These … Continue reading

05. January 2011 by admin
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Classification of Refrigerants

Refrigerants are classified according to their manner of absorption or extraction of heat from substances to be refrigerated. The classifications can be broken down into class 1, class 2, and class 3. Class 1 refrigerants are used in the standard … Continue reading

05. January 2011 by admin
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HVAC Refrigerants

Refrigerants are used in the process of refrigeration. Refrigeration is a process whereby heat is removed from a substance or a space. A refrigerant is a substance that picks up latent heat when the substance evaporates from a liquid to … Continue reading

05. January 2011 by admin
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