The use of R600a as refrigerant fluids is gaining traction and market share. They have been accepted by numerous refrigeration equipment manufacturers because they offer both a solid technological answer and a response to the requirement to create the less environmental effect.
From an environmental standpoint, it should be noted that they do not deplete the ozone layer and contribute just a little amount to global warming – a significant benefit over many other options now on the market. Another benefit is that their usage increases the efficiency of the cooling system. For those unfamiliar with these refrigerants, R600a, or isobutene, is mostly utilized in residential refrigerators and certain kinds of commercial equipment, but R290, or propane, is becoming more prevalent in commercial equipment. Some experts and businesses are still concerned about the usage of hydrocarbons since they are combustible. However, it is an unneeded worry. There is no danger if you know how to deal with them. Several European nations demonstrate this: isobutene and propane have been utilized for many years in those countries.
Other details should be stressed to demonstrate how safe their usage is. The first is that the complete electrical circuit of these items is suited for combustible gases in order to avoid sparks from being generated. Furthermore, it is critical to understand that the hydrocarbon charge in a refrigerator is extremely modest, weighing in at roughly 80 grams for domestic systems and 150 grams for commercial systems. Now see the comparison: the hydrocarbon mass of a refrigerator is around 1% of the entire mass of a 13-kilogram gas cylinder, which is widely used in kitchens. The gas does not come into contact with the environment since the refrigeration systems are sealed.
Westron can examine your facility independently and recommend an appropriate refrigerant. As industrial refrigeration engineers, their concepts, products, and installations are compatible with the most popular refrigerants.