Used as a replacement for R-12 CFC refrigerant, R134A finds wide application in the area of rotary screw, centrifugal, reciprocating scroll and compressors.
Various industries are using R134A refrigerant refrigerant for plethora of applications such as the air conditioning system in automotive vehicles. Manufacturing industry use it in plastic foam blowing. It is used as a propellant in pharmaceuticals industry.
"R134A refrigerant exists in gas form when exposed to the environment as the boiling temperature is -26.1°C."
|Boiling Point||-14.9°F or -26.1°C|
|Auto-Ignition Temperature||1418°F or 770°C|
|Solubility In Water||0.15 wt%|
|Critical Temperature||252°F or 122°C|
|Global Warming Potential (GWP)||1200|
|Melting point||−103.3 °C (−153.9 °F; 169.8 K)|
|Density||0.00425 g/cm3, gas|
|Molar mass||102.03 g/mol|
|Cylinder Color Code||Light Blue|
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane or R134A refrigerant is a non-flammable gas used primarily as a “high-temperature” refrigerant for automobile air conditioners and domestic refrigeration.
R134A refrigerant is also used as a propellant for airsoft airguns. It is often mixed with a silicone-based lubricant.