HydroFluoroOlefin (HFO) Blends

Chemours and Honeywell are both bringing to market new HFO based blends.  

 

All products are available from Climalife in the UK.

 

Chemours Opteon™ HFO Blends

 

- Opteon™ XP10 (R-513A) 

 

  • HFO/HFC blend with a GWP more than half that of R-134a
  • Close performance match to R-134a; for retrofit and new systems.
  • Can replace R-134a in chillers and high & medium temperature refrigeration applications.
  • Non-flammable.
  • Consult manufacturer data for more details

 

APPLICATIONS:  Stationary refrigeration and chiller systems

ASHRAE CLASS:  A1

OIL REQUIRED:  - POE

GWP:  631

 

Click to view: Opteon™  XP10 Product Information Bulletin

Click to view: Opteon™ XP10 Retrofit Guidelines

 

- Opteon ™ XP40 (R-449A)

  • HFO/HFC blend with GWP nearly a third less than R-404A
  • For retrofit and new systems as a Low GWP replacement for R-404A
  • Close capacity match to R-404A, but with improved energy efficiency
  • Approved by major compressor manufacturers
  • Non-flammable
  • Consult manufacturer data for more details

 

APPLICATIONS:  Medium and low temperature refrigeration applications

ASHRAE CLASS:  A1

OIL REQUIRED:  -POE

GWP:  1397

 

Click to view: Opteon™ XP40 Product Information Bulletin

Click to view: Opteon™ XP40 Retrofit Guidelines

 

 - Opteon ™ XP44 (R-452A) 

  • HFO/HFC blend with GWP nearly half that of R-404A
  • Close performance match to R-404A; for retrofit and new systems
  • Refrigerant of choice to replace R-404A in transport refrigeration applications
  • For use where lowest discharge temperatures are required
  • Non-flammable

 

APPLICATIONS:  Transport refrigeration
ASHRAE CLASS:  A1
OIL REQUIRED:  - POE
GWP:  2140

 

Click to view: Opteon™ XP44 Product Information Bulletin

Click to view: Opteon™ XP44 Retrofit Guidelines

 

- Opteon ™ XL20 (R-454C)

  • Opteon™ XL20(R-454C) is the lowest GWP Opteon™ replacement for R-404A and R-407C in new equipment designs.
  • Opteon™ XL20 offers similar performance when replacing R-404A and R-407Cin positive displacement, direct expansion low-and medium temperature commercial and industrial applications.
  • With a GWP of 148, Opteon™ XL20 falls under the 150-threshold value in the F-Gas regulation 517/2014 and Eco-design, thus being particularly suited for hermetically-sealed systems.

 

ASHRAE CLASS:  A2L

OIL REQUIRED:  - POE

GWP:  148

 

Click to see the Opteon XL20 (R-454C) Product Information Bulletin

Click to see the Opteon XL20 (R-454C) Case Study

 

- Opteon™ XL40 (R-454A)

 

  • Opteon™ XL40 (R-454A) is a lower GWP replacement forR-404A in new equipment designs, but with improved performance and higher cooling capacity.
  • Opteon™ XL40 has a GWP of 239 and offers the optimal balance of properties when replacing R-404A in positive displacement, direct expansion low-and medium temperature commercial and industrial applications.

 

ASHRAE CLASS:  A2L

OIL REQUIRED:  - POE

GWP:  239
 

Click to see Opteon™ XL40 (R-454A) Product Information Bulletin
 

- Opteon™ XL41 (R-454B)

 

  • Opteon™ XL41(R-454B) is the lowest GWP Opteon™ replacement for R-410A in new equipment designs.
  • Opteon™ XL41has a GWP of 466 and is the preferred option when the lowest GWP is required to replace R-410A in positive displacement, direct expansion air conditioning, heat pump and chiller applications.

 

ASHRAE CLASS:  A2L

OIL REQUIRED:  - POE

GWP:  466

 

- Opteon™ XL55 (R-452B)

 

  • Opteon™ XL55(R-452B) is a low GWP replacement for R-410A in new equipment designs, but with improved performance, excellent design compatibility with R-410A equipment and lower 2L flammability properties.
  • Opteon™ XL55 has a GWP of 698 and offers the optimal balance of performance, safety and design compatibility when replacing R-410A in positive displacement, direct expansion air conditioning, heat pump and chiller applications.
  • Its combination of design compatibility and reduced compressor discharge temperature, as compared to other R-410A alternatives such as R-32, enables OEMs to transition their R-410A equipment platform with minimal re-design and capital expenditures

 

ASHRAE CLASS:  A2L

OIL REQUIRED:  - POE

GWP:  698

 

Honeywell Solstice® HFO Blends

 

 

- Solstice® N13 (R-450A)

  • HFO/HFC blend with a GWP more than half that of R-134a
  • Close performance match to R-134a; for retrofit and new systems.
  • Can replace R-134a in chillers and high & medium temperature refrigeration applications.
  • Non-flammable.
  • Consult manufacturer data for more details

 

APPLICATIONS:  Stationary Refrigeration systems and chillers

ASHRAE CLASS:  A1

OIL REQUIRED:  - POE

GWP:  605

 

- Solstice® N40 (R-448A)

  • HFO/HFC blend with GWP nearly a third less than R-404A
  • For retrofit and new systems as a Low GWP replacement for R-404A
  • Close capacity match to R-404A, but with improved energy efficiency
  • Approved by major compressor manufacturers
  • Non-flammable
  • Consult manufacturer data for more details

 

APPLICATIONS:  Medium and low temperature refrigeration applications

ASHRAE CLASS:  A1

OIL REQUIRED:  -POE

GWP:  1387

 

- Solstice® L40X (R-455A)

  • GWP below 150
  • Tests have shown provides up to 3 percent higher capacity and up to 6 percent better efficiency at low temperature than R-404A
  • Lower risk of flammability compared to A2 and A3 refrigerants
  • Consult manufacturers data for more details

 

APPLICATIONS:  Medium- and low-temperature standalone applications

ASHRAE CLASS:  A2L

OIL REQUIRED:  - POE

GWP:  148

 

Click to view the Solstice® L40X (R-455A) Technical Data Sheet

Click to view the Solstice® L40X (R-455A) MSDS

 

Click to see the Honeywell HFO Blends brochure

 

 

If any of these products are of interest to you please contact us to discuss further.

 

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