Tecumseh backs R452A as R404A alternative

Compressor manufacturer Tecumseh is backing refrigerant R452A as a mid-term alternative to R404A in medium and low temperature commercial refrigeration.

Tecumseh says it sees the low discharge temperatures

 exhibited by refrigerant R452A as extremely important mainly due to its experience with hermetic compressor reliability.

OEM customers interested in obtaining R452A compatible compressors for performance and/or field test samples are advised to contact their Tecumseh sales representative. 

In parallel, Tecumseh is evaluating the availability of R452A compatible compressors and condensing units via its network of authorised wholesaler distributors with a tentative launch date of early 2016.

Tecumseh says it is continuing to devote resources to the evaluation of its products for use with low GWP refrigerants including, the determination of a sustainable long-term solution …

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