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The U.S. EPA SNAP

The U.S. EPA SNAP

Understanding The U.S. EPA SNAP Regulation For Refrigerants Under the EPA SNAP regulation, new policies have been instituted to control the use of refrigerants. The aim is to protect the environment as well as human life from pollution and excessive ...

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How to comply with EU F-Gas Regulation

How to comply with EU F-Gas Regulation

EU F-Gas Regulation The European Union introduced F-Gas Regulations in 2006 that govern anyone that produces, imports, exports, or operates equipment using F gases such as hydrofluorocarbons(HFCs), perfluorocarbons(PFCs) and sulphur hexaflouride(SF6). These were introduced to limit the damage that these ...

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A Brief Overview of Hydrocarbons and Their Place in Modern Society

A Brief Overview of Hydrocarbons and Their Place in Modern Society

Hydrocarbons As their name suggests, hydrocarbons are simple organic compounds which are comprised of only hydrogen and carbon. These are also naturally occurring chemicals. They can be found in crude oil and within decomposing matter. One interesting physical property is ...

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Understanding Variable Frequency Drive Compressors

Understanding Variable Frequency Drive Compressors

Variable frequency drive, also known as variable speed drive (VSD), is a technology that is used to control the speed of machinery. Many industries operate machines at different speeds while making different products. Where conditions dictate there should be an ...

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Commercial refrigeration buyers guide

Commercial refrigeration buyers guide

Steps to Buying A Commercial Refrigerator Commercial refrigerators, though similar to residential refrigerators, come with a bigger size, are more expensive, and their functionality is superb due to the sophisticated technology that is applied in them. Commercial refrigerators are often ...

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Refrigerant R290 is a promising alternative to R22

Refrigerant R290 is a promising alternative to R22

Refrigerant R290 Refrigerant R290, also known as CARE 40, is a refrigerant grade propane that is suitable for use in modern common refrigerants. It’s predecessor, R22, was previously the only similarly behaving propane in terms of thermodynamic behavior. However R22 ...

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Refrigeration Compressors for Freezers

Refrigeration Compressors for Freezers

The refrigeration unit, and by extension the freezer, are common household appliances and many would deem them irreplaceable in modern society. You might be surprised, then, that the idea of refrigerator dates back hundreds of years. The fascination with manipulating ...

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Commercial refrigeration is highly useful for restaurants

Commercial refrigeration is highly useful for restaurants

Commercial Refrigeration Commercial refrigeration is highly useful for restaurants, department stores, and other business establishments. There are many different types of compressors used in commercial refrigerators including vapour compression and gas compression. Here is some information about these compressors and ...

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Benefits of Variable Frequency Drives

Benefits of Variable Frequency Drives

Variable Frequency Drive A Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) is an instrument used to control and regulate the speed and torque of an appliance through the variance of speed and voltage. VFDs are used in a variety of machinery ranging from ...

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A Guide on the Usage of Hydrocarbons in Refrigeration Systems

A Guide on the Usage of Hydrocarbons in Refrigeration Systems

In chemical terms, a hydrocarbon is a naturally occurring basic compound of carbon and hydrogen, and is typically to be found in large crude oil concentrations. The non-toxic hydrocarbons are now widely used as a modern refrigerant, being an eco¬-friendly ...

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