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Arkema develops its range of latest generation fluorogases

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Arkema is expanding its range of sustainable high performance solutions to assist its customers in making the transition to fluorogases with a lower GWP (global warming potential).

A major fluorogas player, Arkema is developing a low-GWP HFO product range for end-use applications in the refrigeration and insulation markets. These solutions in particular are designed to replace the HFC gases targeted by changes in the regulations.

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For industrial and commercial refrigeration applications, Arkema markets Forane® 449A (XP40) in Europe, which offers a straightforward substitution solution compatible with equipment designed to run on the R-404A/507A gases and on lubricants in the refrigeration market.

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In the polyurethane foam market for insulation applications, Arkema offers Forane® 1233zd in Europe and other parts of the world, an HFO blowing agent that is ozone-friendly, non flammable, and has a very low GWP.

With this latest generation fluorogas range offering excellent performance and a lower global warming potential (GWP), Arkema fully supports the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which aims at a gradual reduction of the use of HFCs.


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