Natural Refrigerants

R600a (Iso-Butane)

Summary

R600a (Iso-Butane) is refrigerant grade Iso-Butane used as a replacement for R12 and R134a in a variety of high temperature refrigeration applications. R600a (Iso-Butane) is a hydrocarbon that is becoming increasingly popular due to its low Global Warming Potential (GWP).

Applications

  • Commercial Refrigeration
    Commercial Refrigeration
  • Domestic Refrigeration
    Domestic Refrigeration

Packaging information

  • 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
  • R600a (Iso-Butane) is fitted with a left handed DIN 477-1 valve
  • 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

  • Refrigerant can be charged from either the liquid and vapour phase
  • AFK refrigerant cylinders have dual port valves, making liquid offtake easier
  • Flammable and non-toxic with a safety classification of A3
  • Compressors can be charged with a variety of oils, contact the compressor manufacturer for more information
  • Low GWP of 3
  • Excellent thermodynamic properties resulting in high energy efficiency
  • Not for use as a retrofit replacement and requires a specific R600a compressor
  • Due to its flammable nature R600a (Iso-Butane) requires different charging and recovery procedures

Environmental Impact

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