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Video explains refrigerant flammability

SWITZERLAND: Refrigerant manufacturer Chemours has produced a video comparing the different flammability behaviours between A3 refrigerants and A2Ls.

Global environmental protocols continue to drive the phase down of HFCs in favour of low-GWP alternatives. Many of these are classed as A2L or “mildly flammable”.

The short demonstration video – Hydrocarbons: The Burning Truth – simulates ignition and combustion in a potential leak scenario while a flammability expert takes you through essential flammability safety differences between two low-GWP refrigerants.

Further information and register to watch the video here.

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