Leading refrigerant manufacturer and supplier Mexichem has announced the launch of Klea® 448A, an energy-efficient, low-GWP, non-flammable alternative to R-404A.
Having signed a European Distribution Agreement with Honeywell, Klea® 448A is a HFO/HFC blend refrigerant designed to replace R-404A in low and medium temperature refrigeration equipment such as supermarket fridge and freezer cases.
Klea 448A is a blend of HFC R32 (26%), R125 (26%) and R134a (21%), with HFO components R1234yf (20%) and 1234ze(E) (7%). Its GWP is around 1400 and is classified A1 by ASHRAE, is non-toxic and non-flammable.
“We are committed to offering our European customers a product range which suits their needs for today as well as safeguarding for the future. We identified Klea® 448A as a product which would complement our current product offering and give our customers a product that meets the future requirements of the EU market.”
Explains Sarah Hughes, EMEAI Commercial Director for Mexichem’s Fluor Business Group.