Optimising oil performance in support of today's environmental targets

Following the Montreal Protocol which banned CFCs and HCFCs, and the Kyoto Protocol which sought to establish commitments for the reduction of greenhouse gasses, there has been an increased push towards refrigerants with low ozone depleting potential and low global warming potential. This has indirectly promoted the use of ammonia and carbon dioxide as refrigerant options once again. As products are being phased out or restricted by quotas, the requirements for oils are also changing to suit the current market.   Read the full article in ACR News...