Daikin approves cold jointing systems

Daikin has approved the use of “alternative materials for jointing and piping” on its air conditioning and heating systems.

In a statement, Daikin acknowledges the growing use of alternative materials for jointing and piping direct expansion systems within the industry.

Although not mentioning any particular products, the announcement opens the way for mechanical jointing systems at a time when the industry looks to be moving towards flammable or “mildly flammable” refrigerants.

Referring to the alternative jointing methods, Daikin says: “As an equipment manufacturer we understand that the use of these products can enable the reduction or elimination of hot works on site which can be a requirement of the customers’ specification.” …

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