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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

A Brief History of CO2 as a Refrigerant

13 Apr , 2017  

refrigerant Paris Agreement

Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits Using CO2, or R-744, as a refrigerant is not a new concept, but it has not had widespread commercial use since the 1930s. The use of CO2 as a refrigerant was replaced in 1930 with a new synthetic refrigerant, developed by DuPont and General Motors, known as Freon. Freon is […]

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Emerging Technology, Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Panasonic Debuts New Cascade CO2 System for Supermarkets

22 Feb , 2017  

Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits Panasonic has released a new 30-horsepower CO2 refrigeration system that they created by linking their 20 hp and 10 hp CO2 systems already in production. This hybrid/cascade system is intended to meet the capacity needs of supermarkets, where their two smaller systems are popular with convenience stores. In Japan the size of […]

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

Honeywell Improves Efficiency in Cascade System

28 Mar , 2016  

Honeywell cascade refrigeration

R450A increases efficiency in CO2 cascade Cooling Post, March 20, 2016. Image credit: Honeywell Honeywell is having further success in deploying lower GWP HFO refrigerant blend R450A in combination with CO2 in cascade refrigeration systems. Covirán worked closely with its Logroño-based specialist partner Systemfrost to develop a solution that would combine best-in-class performance with sustainability. Systemfrost […]

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Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

M&M Refrigeration Presenting Its CO2 Cascade System at Showcase

17 Sep , 2015  

CO2-cascade-system

M&M Refrigeration Selected for Innovation Showcase at Process Expo September 15-18 Press Release Rocket, September 11, 2015. Image credit: M&M Refrigeration, the refrigeration industry leader in CO2 technology, has been selected to exhibit in the Innovations Showcase at Process Expo. This global food equipment and technology show will be held in Chicago, IL, September 15-18. […]

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