Genetron® 134a (R-134a)

Replacement in Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) as well as bus and train A/C – Car manufacturers are replacing it with Solstice® yf.  In ORC, replace it with Genetron® 245fa. For medium-temperature stationary applications, replace it with Solstice® ze.  Used for MAC, bus and train A/C, ORC, and medium-temperature stationary applications.

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General Information

Item Specification
ASHRAE # R-134a
Class HFC
Refrigerant Type Molecule
Typical Lubricant POE
Replaces CFC R-12, Solstice® yf, R-245fa, Solstice® ze
Notes Commercial Refrigeration: Performs well in small hermetic systems. Centrifugal Chiller Refrigerants: Used in many new chiller designs. Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps: Used in large screw chillers. EPA SNAP Approved. UL Listed.

Physical Properties

Property Value
Chemical Name Tetrofluoroethane
Chemical Notation CF3CH2F (1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane)
Critical Temperature (°C) 101.06
Critical Pressure (bar) 40.59
Liquid Density (kg/m³) 0°C 1206.71
ANSIASHRAE Standard 36-1992 Safety Group Classification A1
Relative Molar Mass (kg/mol) 102.03
Vapour Density (kg/m³) 25°C 32.35
GWP 1430
ODP Non-ozone depleting
REACH Approved
ATEL/ODL (kg/m³) 0.21
Practical Limit (kg/m³) 0.25
Low Flammability Level Non flammable
AIT (°C) 743
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