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Daikin to sell Honeywell R404A alternative in Europe

An A2L refrigerant, R455A is designed for use in new equipment. It is described as a close capacity match to R404A in commercial refrigeration low temperature applications but claims a greater operating efficiency. A blend of R1234yf (75.5%), R32 (21.5%) and CO2 (3%), it has a GWP of 146.

13.01.2021|News from Daikin|

Chinese refrigerant prices on the rise

Chinese media sources have reported sharp rises in both raw material and HFC refrigerant prices this month. The price of R410A has risen by more than 35% since the beginning of this month. R125, a major component of R410A, has risen by more than 75% and, as of December 16, the average price of refrigerant R134a was up 11% from the beginning of the month.

13.01.2021|News from Daikin|