Opteon™ XP44 (R-452A) refrigerant

Opteon™ XP44 (R-452A) is a non-ozone depleting, low global warming potential (GWP) hydrofluoro-olefin (HFO) based refrigerant replacement for R-404A/R-507 in new equipment and retrofit of existing systems. Opteon™ XP44 offers a near-match to the compressor discharge temperature and mass flow rate of R-404A/R-507, eliminating the need for TXV adjustments.

Applications

Commercial Refrigeration

  • Low- and medium-temperature transport DX refrigeration
    • Refrigerated trucks
    • Refrigerated vans
    • Reefer containers
  • Low- and medium-temperature commercial and industrial DX refrigeration

Chillers

  • Direct Expansion

Benefits

  • Low GWP: 51% reduction compared to R-404A/R-507*
  • Closest match in compressor discharge temperature to R-404A/R-507
  • Approved and adopted by major equipment manufacturers
  • Compatible with existing equipment design/lubricants
  • Can be topped off after leaks
* Assessment Report 5 (AR5)

Properties

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