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Offline JWWebster

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R404a
« on: August 21, 2008, 02:22:55 PM »
A buddy of mine came across a full bottle of R404a. I know it is a replacement for R502 applications such as ice machines and walkin coolers. But is it the same as Hotshot? Could it be used in domestic applications?
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Re: R404a
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2008, 03:44:21 PM »
Hotshot is actually 414-b. It can be used where R-12 was once used.  SuvaŽ 404A (HP62) delivers exceptional capacity and efficiency as an R-502 and R-22 replacement in refrigeration applications and is approved for use by the leading compressor and equipment manufacturers worldwide. They are saying that 404a can be used in place of R-22. That encompasses a lot of domestic applications.  If you need a pressure chart for this, let me know. Here is a reference for you to identify refrigerants:
http://refrigerants.dupont.com/Suva/en_US/pdf/h71061.pdf

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Re: R404a
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2008, 08:22:09 PM »
Cool. Will it work on r134a refrigerators?
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Re: R404a
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2008, 09:43:19 PM »
No. Only Hotshot will be compatible with 134a.

404a is a good replacement for R-22.
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