Refrigerants: current situation and outlook.

[In Italian. / En italien.]

Author(s) : PANNO G.


In this rather general article, the author takes a quick look at the history of refrigerants, the CFC period and especially, the current period of CFC substitutes. The properties of the new refrigerants, from the points of view of thermodynamics, toxicity and the environment, are noted. The trend toward so-called natural refrigerants is discussed.


  • Original title: [In Italian. / En italien.]
  • Record ID : 1996-3258
  • Languages: Italian
  • Subject: Environment
  • Source: I nuovi refrigeranti ed il settore alimentare. Le ultime tecnologie e il futuro del freddo e del condizionamento. / The new refrigerants and the food industry.The future of refrigeration and air conditioning.
  • Publication date: 1995/06/16
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.


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