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Safe handling of ammonia as refrigerant. 1.

Author(s) : LINDBORG A.


Ammonia was considered the best and most appropriate refrigerant followed by propane, methylamine, isobutane and R152a. It is not likely that there are other chemicals with better refrigeration performance; lower manufacturing costs; better toxicity and flammability properties; lower or no global environmental influence; ODP and GWP. (See also this Bulletin, reference 2005-2880.)

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  • Original title: Safe handling of ammonia as refrigerant. 1.
  • Record ID : 2005-2881
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: General information
  • Source: Natural Working Fluids 2004: 6th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference
  • Publication date: 2004/08/01


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