Arkema’s Joseph Costa, Senior Technical Service Engineer for fluorochemicals foam applications, will
present “Effects of HFO 1233zd/Pentane Blends on the Performance and Properties of a
Polyisocyanurate Foam System” at the Center for the Polyurethane Industry’s annual Technical
Conference in New Orleans, LA, on Oct. 2, 2017.
On August 8, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a ruling that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not have authority under its Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program to ban the use of HFCs solely for their warming effect.
Arkema’s refrigerant business has unveiled three new case studies that illustrate the advantages of retrofitting R-22 systems with Forane® 427A refrigerant, “The Easy R-22 Retrofit™”. The case studies are based on retrofit documentation and were selected to demonstrate the performance of the product in high ambient and other unique conditions that demand outstanding performance.
Arkema Inc. announces that its Forane® 449B (R-449B) refrigerant has been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in multiple refrigeration applications under their Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program. This approval allows Forane® 449B refrigerant to be installed in new and retrofit R-22 and R-404A commercial refrigeration supermarket systems, remote condensing units, low-temperature stand-alone equipment, refrigerated food processing and dispensing equipment, commercial ice machines, and refrigerated transport.