Genetron® 134a

Replaces R-12 in auto air conditioning and in residential, commercial and industrial refrigeration systems. For new equipment.

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General Information

  • ASHRAE #R-134a
  • ClassHFC
  • Refrigerant TypeSingle Component Fluid
  • Typical LubricantPOE
  • SubstitutesCFC-12
  • GlideNo Glide
  • NotesCommercial Refrigeration: Performs well in small hermetic systems. Centrifugal Chiller Refrigerants: Used in many new chiller designs. Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps: Used in large screw chillers. EPA SNAP Approved. UL Listed.

Physical Properties

  • Chemical NameTetrofluoroethane
  • Chemical NotationCF3CH2F
  • Molecular Weight (lbm/lbmol)102
  • Boiling Point @ 1 Atm, (°F)-14.9
  • Freezing Point @ 1 Atm, (°F)-141.9
  • Critical Temperature (°F) (ASTM D-1321)213.91
  • Critical Pressure* (psia)588.75
  • Saturated Liquid Density @ 86°F, (lb/ft3)74.1
  • Specific Heat of Liquid @ 86°F, (Btu/lb•°F)0.35
  • Specific Heat of Vapor @ Constant Pressure* (Cp), @ 86° and 1 Atm, (Btu/lb•°F)0.18
  • Flammable range, %vol. in air (Based on ASHRAE Standard 34 with Match Ignition)None
  • ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 34-1992 Safety Group ClassificationA1