Refrigerant Analysis

EPA Signs New Rule Requiring SAE Certified R-1234yf RRR Service Carts

With the start of a new year comes expected change. 2021 is no different for the Automotive Service Technician with some finalized rules behind Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning (MVAC) service.

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Changes to Refrigerant Cylinder Color Code

Are you aware of the changes to the refrigerant cylinder color code? Learn the background on the change; what the revision entails; and the importance of refrigerant safe-handling now.

What You Need to Know About Servicing R-1234yf MACs

There are more than 40M vehicles in the U.S. today using R-1234yf, and this number is expected to increase, as R-1234yf is the preferred, low-GWP alternative refrigerant for MACs… Read More

Analyze This: Detecting Counterfeit Refrigerant

Counterfeit refrigerants have been in the news a lot lately. While some of these imported HFC refrigerants may be of the correct composition, there is evidence that others may be counterfeit or of low quality. Mixed refrigerants are another problem… Read More

Front-line: Stopping the Illegal Refrigerant Trade

As enforcement of F-Gas service ban increases, customs agents are finding themselves on the front-lines of identifying / stopping the trade of illegal refrigerants. Neutronics is assisting international customs and border agencies who are playing a pivotal role… Read More

R-22 Refrigerant Phase Out: What You Need to Know Now

By now, almost everyone in the HVAC-R industry should be well-aware: The R-22 refrigerant phase out in the U.S. has almost reached completion. On January 1, 2020, there will be no more production or import of R-22; servicing needs will come only from… Read More