Automotive Air Conditioning

R1234Yf

Summary

R1234yf (SolsticeTM yf) is a HFO used as a replacement for R134a in automotive air conditioning. R1234yf (SolsticeTM yf) has a Global Warming Potential (GWP) under the limit set by the EU’s Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) Directive and is the next generation refrigerant for automotive air conditioning.

Applications

  • Automotive Air Conditioning
    Automotive Air Conditioning

Packaging information

  • 5kg
  • 10kg
  • 50kg
  • 375kg
  • 845kg
  • 5kg and 10kg supplied in a Type 12 and 50kg in a Type 61. For more information on our cylinders click here
  • Subject to availability
  • The refrigerant cylinder has a left-handed threaded valve outlet
  • Connections on a car are different for R134a, please contact the accessory supplier for more information
  • Store cylinders in a cool, dry, well ventilated area, out of direct sunlight
  • AFK operates a returnable cylinder fleet, empty cylinders are to be returned 
  • For more information please contact AFK on +49 (0) 4185 7001-0 or via the Contact Us form

Product Features & Benefits

  • Mildly flammable and non-toxic with a safety classification of A2L
  • Compressors must be charged with modified polyolester oils, contact the compressor manufacturer for more information
  • Similar cooling capacity to R134a
  • Air conditioning systems operating with R1234yf (SolsticeTM yf) are typically more energy efficient than competing technologies and reduce the overall carbon footprint
  • Low GWP of 4: 97% lower than the EU’s Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) Directive requirement of less than 150 and 99.7% lower than R134a
  • Offers comparable performance to R134a in all climates
  • The pressure and temperature characteristics are similar to R134a
  • Must be used with suitable R1234yf (SolsticeTM yf) accessories

Environmental Impact

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