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Why hydrocarbon refrigerants do not suit a vehicle air conditioning system

One of the main documents used regularly in our briefings about the use of flammables in systems not designed for them is the VASA White Paper. It is a very accurate collection of the documented evidence submitted by car makers, legislators, suppliers, engineering associations, kindred networks and many others, which combined, paint a compelling picture Continue reading Why hydrocarbon refrigerants do not suit a vehicle air conditioning system

Cool crackdown ends counterfeit air con trading in UAE

Your air conditioner unit is now less likely to bite the dust after UAE authorities cracked a counterfeit refrigerants ring in Sharjah. Sunrise Airconditioning Spare Parts, a refrigerant trader, has been fined and forced out of business after DuPont, the American chemical company, and the Dubai Department of Economic Development confiscated a host of products Continue reading Cool crackdown ends counterfeit air con trading in UAE

DuPont responds to Daimler/Mercedes Benz R1234yf announcement

Following the recent press release from Daimler/Mercedes Benz regarding their concerns with the use of refrigerant HFO1234yf, VASA has now received a response from DuPont which follows. DuPont (September 28, 2012) Based on extensive data, and on independent risk assessments, HFO-1234yf can be used safely as an automotive refrigerant. DuPont was surprised to read the Continue reading DuPont responds to Daimler/Mercedes Benz R1234yf announcement