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What are good pressures for 404A?

What are good pressures for 404A?

R404a Refrigerant Pressure Chart

Temperature (Fahrenheit) Temperature (Celsius) R404a Pressure
– 35°F – 37.2°C 6.8 psi
– 30°F – 34.4°C 9.6 psi
– 25°F – 31.7°C 12.7 psi
– 20°F – 28.9°C 16 psi

Is 404A toxic?

INHALATION: R-404A is low in acute toxicity in animals. When oxygen levels in air are reduced to 12-14% by displacement, symptoms of asphyxiation, loss of coordination, increased pulse rate and deeper respiration will occur. At high levels, cardiac arrhythmia may occur. Get medical attention if symptoms persist.

Is 404A flammable?

R-404A is classified as non-flammable by the U.S. organization ASHRAE. However, if R-404A is pressurized after being mixed with air, there is a possibility that it could become flammable. R-404A must never be mixed with air under any circumstances.

Is R404A lighter than air?

The vapors are heavier than air and can cause asphyxiation by the displacement of air. Contact with the liquid can cause frostbite. Prolonged exposure to fire or intense heat may cause the containers to rupture violently and rocket.

What is R404A used in?

Summary. R404A is a HFC blend, used as a replacement for R502 and R22 in low and medium temperature refrigeration applications. Although it is a popular refrigerant, R404A is under great scrutiny due to its high Global Warming Potential (GWP). This has led to an increased focus on lower GWP alternatives such as R407F and R407A,…

When will R-404A be phased out?

Yes, it is. The Environmental Protection Agency just announced in July of 2015 that R-404A will begin being phased out across the country. Like most phase outs this will occur in phases over the course of many years. The EPA has listed R-404a as unacceptable in newly manufactured machines for the years 2017 and 2019 depending on the application.

What is R-404A refrigerant?

R-404A Refrigerant or R404/R404A Refrigerant is a mixture of chemicals similar to other HFCs such as R-410A or R-134A.

Is R410a being phased out?

There are two approaches to the future control of refrigerants in the EU. Those with a GWP over 2500, such as R404A, will be phased out. Those with a GWP below 2500, such as R410A, will be phased down. The process starts in 2015 and continues until 2030, by when an 80% phase-out/phase-down is targeted to be achieved.