Tag : R410A
Several appliance manufacturers such as CIAT and Mitsubishi Electric have further expanded their R32 range of split systems as part of ongoing efforts to fully phase out R410A equipment.
Mitsubishi Electric has said that UK demand for RAC and PAC systems has dramatically shifted within the last two years away from use of R410A to lower GWP R32 refrigerant.
Samsung has said it intends to step up the supply of cooling solutions making use of R32 refrigerant later this year for a range of products such as its new ‘wind-free’ air conditioners system designed to ensure improved comfort by curbing use of direct air flow.
ACRIB, the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board, has endorsed a warning issued by FETA earlier this week over the safety and operational risks of retrofitting mildly flammable R32 gas in to systems designed exclusively for the non-flammable R410A.
RAC has partnered with refrigerant specialist Chemours to produce a comprehensive digital report tackling the challenges surrounding the ongoing F-Gas legislation – its bans, its quotas and the market factors surrounding it – and pointing readers towards potential solutions.
This month’s finds AC contractors starting to feel the consequences of significant cuts in refrigerant quota that came into effect earlier this year under EU F-Gas regulation.
Refrigeration registration body Refcom is investigating claims that some refrigerant wholesalers are rationing R410A to contractors, while still holding large supplies of the higher GWP refrigerant R404A.