R-124 - SIAD Società Italiana Acetilene e Derivati
R-124 is an HCFC refrigerant gas used for the retrofit of certain low pressure centrifugal systems operating with R-114. With systems "retrofitted" in this way there is often an increase in refrigeration capacity. The law imposes the obligation to dispose of exhausted refrigerant gases.
It can extend the life of the chillers designed for R-114.
Calendar for elimination from the market:
As for the other HCFC, it will not be usable from 01.01.2010.
Classification ASHRAE for safety purposes: A1