Low GWP Alternatives

R450A (N13)


R450 (SolsticeĀ® N13) is a HFO blend, used a replacement for R134a offering similar performance with a much lower Global Warming Potential (GWP). R450A (SolsticeĀ® N13) is mainly used in medium and high temperature refrigeration applications.


  • Industrial Refrigeration
    Industrial Refrigeration
  • Commercial Refrigeration
    Commercial Refrigeration

*Primary stage of CO2 cascade systems

Packaging information

  • 12kg
  • 27kg
  • 60kg
  • AFK product cylinders are fitted with a Residual Pressure Device (RPD) to ensure used refrigerant or any other substance cannot be reintroduced into a cylinder
  • Store cylinders in a cool, dry, well ventilated area, out of direct sunlight
  • AFK operates a returnable cylinder fleet, empty cylinders are to be returnedĀ 
  • For more information please contact AFK on +49 (0) 4185 7001-0 or via the Contact Us form

Product Features & Benefits

  • Azeotropic refrigerant blend containing R134a and HFO1234ze
  • Refrigerant can be charged from either liquid or vapour phase
  • AFK refrigerant cylinders have dual port valves, making liquid offtake easier
  • Non-flammable with a safety classification of A1
  • Compressors must be charged with polyolester oils, contact the compressor manufacturer for more information
  • Suitable replacement for R134a, with comparable operating characteristics and similar performance
  • 58% lower GWP to R134a
  • Lower discharge temperature than R134a
  • Higher coefficient of performance at higher ambient temperature providing energy savings

Environmental Impact

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