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  • Member news: Koura introduces new refrigerant for air conditioning

    Refrigerant manufacturer Koura recently introduced R468C, a refrigerant that could replace R410A in air conditioning systems.  

    • Publication date : 2022/10/27
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • Member news: Automated order-pickup kiosks use containers from Carrier Transicold

    Member news: grocery kiosks are being set up in Estonia. The CO2 refrigeration system is supplied by Carrier Transicold. 

    • Publication date : 2021/04/29
  • The Mostra Convegno exhibition

    In March 2018 the IIR participated in one of the biggest exhibitions on refrigeration technologies, Mostra Convegno, which took place, as always, in Milan.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/19
  • IIR member news: Carrier Transicold

    Carrier Transicold, major transport refrigeration company, will offer R452A as an optional alternative to R404A.

    • Publication date : 2015/04/23
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • The IJR is 30!

    The IJR is celebrating its 30th birthday! The first issue was published on May 1, 1978. In his first Editorial, the first Editor-in-Chief, Professor G. G. Haselden, University of Leeds, UK, spoke about the spirit, concept, and aims of the new...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • The notoriety of the IJR increases further!

    The impact factor of the International Journal of Refrigeration increases for the fourth consecutive year. 

    • Publication date : 2022/09/28
  • Meeting: UNEP

    Didier Coulomb and Daniel Viard, Deputy Director, met Rajendra Shende, Head of the Energy and OzonAction Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), on April 6, 2005. They particularly exchanged ideas on the future of refrigerants...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • The IIR in Refcold

    The IIR was invited to give a presentation at a seminar on the Cold Chain in Hot Countries.

    • Publication date : 2019/11/29
  • Discover the new IIR Science and Technology Council

    With 8 newly elected presidents and vice-presidents, 3 reassignments and 5 reappointments, this new Science and Technology Council (STC), mandated from 2015 to 2019, is set to bring forth fresh ideas and novel change.

    • Publication date : 2016/02/10
  • Frisbee Project: Latest Developments

    Frisbee is a European-Union-funded 4-year project. It was launched in September 2010 and involves 26 partners including the IIR. the IIR is in charge of collecting data and the dissemination of research outcomes. The aim is to provide new...

    • Publication date : 2011/12/20
  • Conference reports: Oran

    LNG 16, a conference co-organized by the IIR, was held in Oran, Algeria, on April 18-21, 2010. In spite of the volcanic ash cloud that grounded many potential participants, LNG 16 attracted 1800 participants from 58 countries, and 674...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • Hydrocarbon refrigerants

    Hydrocarbons such as R290 (propane), R600a (isobutane) or R1270 (propene/propylene) are low GWP non-toxic natural refrigerants with excellent thermodynamic properties. They offer an...

    • Last update : 2022/06/22
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Hydrocarbons, Containment, refrigerant charge reduction
  • Liquefied Natural Gas: production process and cold energy recovery

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been cooled to about -160 °C and turned into a liquid to facilitate transportation and storage. A typical LNG supply chain...

    • Last update : 2022/06/20
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG
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    Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2022/10/12
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • Additive manufacturing of heat exchangers

    In the refrigeration industry, additive manufacturing (colloquially referred to as “3D printing”) makes it possible to fabricate novel, complex and potentially more energy efficient...

    • Last update : 2022/09/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Evaporators, condensers and other heat exchangers
  • Nanorefrigerants

    Nanorefrigerants are created by adding nanoparticles in suspension to a base refrigerant. They have a thermal conductivity that is 15% to 104% higher than that of the corresponding...

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Nanofluids