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Genetron® HFCs

Genetron® 408A - (R-408A)

An interim replacement for retrofitting low-and medium-temperature commercial refrigeration systems.

Overview
An interim replacement for retrofitting low-and medium-temperature commercial refrigeration systems.
Specifications

General Information

  • Application
    • Commercial Refrigeration
  • ASHRAE Number
    • R-408A
  • Brand
    • Genetron®
  • Chemical Name
    • Chlorodifluoromethane
    • Pentafluoroethane
    • Trifluoroethane
  • Contains
    • HFC-125 (7%), HFC-143a (46%), HCFC-22 (47%)
  • Glide
    • Low
  • Linear Formula
    • CF3CHF2, CF3CH3, CHClF2
  • Refrigerant Class
    • HFC
  • Refrigerant Type
    • Blend
  • Substitutes
    • R-502, HCFC-22

Physical Properties

  • Critical Pressure
    • 622.87 psia
  • Molecular Weight
    • 87.7 lbm/lbmol
  • Saturated Liquid Density
    • 64.8 lb/ft3 at 86 °F
  • Specific Heat of Liquid
    • 0.36 Btu/lb at 86 °F
  • Specific Heat of Vapor
    • 0.17 Btu/lb at 86 °F and 1 Atm, at Cp

Temperature

  • Boiling Point/Range
    • -48.2 °F at 1 Atm
  • Critical Temperature
    • 181.65 °F (ASTM D-1321)

Safety & Environment

  • Flammable Range
    • None, %vol. in air (Based on ASHRAE Standard 34 with Match Ignition)

Standards & Approvals

  • ASHRAE Safety Classification
    • A1

General Information

  • Application
    • Commercial Refrigeration
  • ASHRAE Number
    • R-408A
  • Brand
    • Genetron®
  • Chemical Name
    • Chlorodifluoromethane
    • Pentafluoroethane
    • Trifluoroethane
  • Contains
    • HFC-125 (7%), HFC-143a (46%), HCFC-22 (47%)
  • Glide
    • Low
  • Linear Formula
    • CF3CHF2, CF3CH3, CHClF2
  • Refrigerant Class
    • HFC
  • Refrigerant Type
    • Blend
  • Substitutes
    • R-502, HCFC-22

Physical Properties

  • Critical Pressure
    • 622.87 psia
  • Molecular Weight
    • 87.7 lbm/lbmol
  • Saturated Liquid Density
    • 64.8 lb/ft3 at 86 °F
  • Specific Heat of Liquid
    • 0.36 Btu/lb at 86 °F
  • Specific Heat of Vapor
    • 0.17 Btu/lb at 86 °F and 1 Atm, at Cp

Temperature

  • Boiling Point/Range
    • -48.2 °F at 1 Atm
  • Critical Temperature
    • 181.65 °F (ASTM D-1321)

Safety & Environment

  • Flammable Range
    • None, %vol. in air (Based on ASHRAE Standard 34 with Match Ignition)

Standards & Approvals

  • ASHRAE Safety Classification
    • A1
  • ASHRAE Number : R-408A
  • Refrigerant Class : HFC
  • Substitutes : R-502, HCFC-22
  • Glide : Low
  • Contains : HFC-125 (7%), HFC-143a (46%), HCFC-22 (47%)
  • Chemical Name : Chlorodifluoromethane|Pentafluoroethane|Trifluoroethane
  • Application : Commercial Refrigeration
  • Refrigerant Type : Blend
  • Brand : Genetron®
  • Linear Formula : CF3CHF2, CF3CH3, CHClF2
  • Specific Heat of Liquid : 0.36 Btu/lb at 86 °F
  • Saturated Liquid Density : 64.8 lb/ft3 at 86 °F
  • Molecular Weight : 87.7 lbm/lbmol
  • Specific Heat of Vapor : 0.17 Btu/lb at 86 °F and 1 Atm, at Cp
  • Critical Pressure : 622.87 psia
  • Critical Temperature : 181.65 °F (ASTM D-1321)
  • Boiling Point/Range : -48.2 °F at 1 Atm
  • Flammable Range : None, %vol. in air (Based on ASHRAE Standard 34 with Match Ignition)
  • ASHRAE Safety Classification : A1