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2014-09-16 12:21:09

Expanded capacity to produce new low-global-warming materials driving reductions, with support from proposed regulations; announcement made at White House event MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will increase production of its low-global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerants, insulation materials, aerosols and solvents, and, prior to 2020, will drive a 50 percent reduction in its annual production of high-GWP...

2014-04-10 11:15:33

The refrigerant R1234yf is being considered for use in air conditioning systems in cars. LMU chemists now show that, in the event of a fire, it releases the highly poisonous carbonyl fluoride, and urge that its safety be reassessed. According to EU guidelines, the new compound R1234yf should in future be used as the refrigerant in air-conditioning systems for automobiles. But the compound is inflammable, and LMU chemists have now shown that combustion of the cooling agent leads to the...

2014-04-08 12:21:40

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bfhdkk/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Thermal Systems Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bfhdkk/global_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Thermal Systems market to grow at a CAGR of 6 percent...

2014-04-04 23:42:40

First to market in reclaiming R-1234yf refrigerant for the automobile industry. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Early this year the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Training Event and Tradeshow provided an update on the state of the introduction of the latest refrigerant R-1234yf to the American auto industry. According to this article from VehicleServicepros.com “Aftermarket shops at some point will need to invest in recovery, recycle, and recharge (RRR) machines that will...

2014-03-07 12:21:22

Latest independent study, by Joint Research Centre, builds on vast body of testing and safety evaluations by industry experts, automakers and government agencies MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that the European Commission's top scientific and technical body has concluded that Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential mobile air conditioning refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, is safe for use in automobiles, marking the final word...

2014-02-03 08:20:59

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report concludes that HFO-1234yf has a global warming potential that is less than 1 MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific body established by the United Nations, has confirmed that Honeywell's new low-global-warming automobile refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, has a global warming potential (GWP) that is less than 1, below that...

2014-01-23 08:22:01

Asahi Glass will produce HFO-1234yf for Honeywell to meet increased demand for the refrigerant MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has entered into a supply agreement with Asahi Glass Company Ltd. (AGC) to increase production for HFO-1234yf, a new refrigerant for automobiles with a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1. This GWP is 99.9 percent lower than that of the current refrigerant in use, HFC-134a, and even...

2013-07-25 23:03:25

The CRP team has confirmed that R-1234yf is safe to use in automotive direct expansion air conditioning systems. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The CRP team has confirmed that R-1234yf is safe to use in automotive direct expansion air conditioning systems. As previously reported the estimated overall risk of vehicle fire exposure attributed to use of R-1234yf is conservatively estimated at 3 x 10-12 events per vehicle operating hour. This is nearly six orders of magnitude less than...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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