Genetron® 134a

Replaces R-12 in auto air conditioning and in residential, commercial and industrial refrigeration systems. For new equipment.

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General Information

Item Specification
ASHRAE # R-134a
Class HFC
Refrigerant Type Single Component Fluid
Typical Lubricant POE
Substitutes CFC-12
Glide No Glide
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
Molecular Weight 102
Boiling Point (°C) -26.1
Freezing Point (°C) -96.6
Critical Temperature (°C) 101.1
Critical Pressure (bar) 40.59
Liquid Density (kg/m³) 0°C 1294.8
Specific Heat of Liquid @ Constant Pressure @ 25°C (kJ/(kg.K)) 1.4246
Specific Heat of Vapor @ Constant Pressure @ 25°C (kJ/(kg.K)) 1.0316
Vapour Density (kg/m³) 25°C 4.17
GWP 1430
ODP Non-ozone depleting
ATEL/ODL (kg/m³) 0.21
Practical Limit (kg/m³) 0.25
AIT (°C) 743
Flammable range, %vol. in air (Based on ASHRAE Standard 34 with Match Ignition) None
ANSIASHRAE Standard 36-1992 Safety Group Classification A1
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