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HFCs

Genetron® 408A (R-408A)

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

General Information

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

Physical Properties

  • 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
  • Critical Pressure
    • 622.87 psia
  • Specific Heat of Vapor
    • 0.17 Btu/lb at 86 °F and 1 Atm, at Cp

Temperature

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

Safety & Environment

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

Standards & Approvals

  • ASHRAE Safety Classification
    • A1

Other

  • Other Notes
    • Works well as R-502 substitute. Higher discharge temperatures than R-502. Use either synthetic oil or blends of AB/MO with AB>50%.

General Information

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

Physical Properties

  • 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
  • Critical Pressure
    • 622.87 psia
  • Specific Heat of Vapor
    • 0.17 Btu/lb at 86 °F and 1 Atm, at Cp

Temperature

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

Safety & Environment

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

Standards & Approvals

  • ASHRAE Safety Classification
    • A1

Other

  • Other Notes
    • Works well as R-502 substitute. Higher discharge temperatures than R-502. Use either synthetic oil or blends of AB/MO with AB>50%.
  • Linear Formula : CF3CHF2, CF3CH3, CHClF2
  • ASHRAE Number : R-408A
  • Refrigerant Type : Blend
  • Brand : Genetron®
  • Substitutes : R-502, HCFC-22
  • Chemical Name : Pentafluoroethane, Trifluoroethane, Chlorodifluoromethane
  • Contains : HFC-125 (7%), HFC-143a (46%), HCFC-22 (47%)
  • Application : Commercial Refrigeration
  • Refrigerant Class : HFC
  • Glide : Low
  • 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
  • Critical Pressure : 622.87 psia
  • Specific Heat of Vapor : 0.17 Btu/lb at 86 °F and 1 Atm, at Cp
  • 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
  • Other Notes : Works well as R-502 substitute. Higher discharge temperatures than R-502. Use either synthetic oil or blends of AB/MO with AB>50%.
Others
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Technical Bulletin. Refrigerant blends with glide (R-400 series) Bulletin#: 12.0 rev 0.0
215.05 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 215.05 KB
Solstice® N40, Solstice N13 pressure-temperature charts
404.2 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 404.2 KB
Technical Bulletin. Product: Refrigerant Blends with glide (R-400 series). Bulletin#: 04 rev 0.0
125.3 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 125.3 KB
Technical Bulletin Product: Refrigerant blends with glide (R-400 series) Bulletin#: 07 rev 1.0
132.87 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 132.87 KB
Technical Bulletin. Product: Refrigerant Blends with glide (R-400 series). Bulletin#: 03 rev 0.0
84.61 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 84.61 KB
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
Technical Bulletin. Refrigerant blends with glide (R-400 series) Bulletin#: 12.0 rev 0.0
215.05 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 215.05 KB
Solstice® N40, Solstice N13 pressure-temperature charts
404.2 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 404.2 KB
Technical Bulletin. Product: Refrigerant Blends with glide (R-400 series). Bulletin#: 04 rev 0.0
125.3 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 125.3 KB
Technical Bulletin Product: Refrigerant blends with glide (R-400 series) Bulletin#: 07 rev 1.0
132.87 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 132.87 KB
Technical Bulletin. Product: Refrigerant Blends with glide (R-400 series). Bulletin#: 03 rev 0.0
84.61 KB
6/24/2021
PDF 84.61 KB