Main applications of HCFCs

Main applications of HCFCs 

Compiled by Rolando Delgado and Sergio Montelier

   Versión en Español                                                                    English version

 

Designation

 

Formula

Name

Main applications

 

HCFC-22

 

CHClF2

 

 

Chlorodiflluoromethane

- Refrigerants (pure or in blends for CFC drop-ins)


- Blowing agent component for polyurethane foams (PUR) and for extruded polystyrene foams (XPS).

 

HCFC-123

 

 

CHCl2CF3

 

2,2-dichloro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane

- Refrigerant for large chiller.

- Firefighting agent 

 

HCFC-124

 

 

CHClFCF3

 

2-chloro-2-fluoro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane

- Refrigerant in special applications.

- Firefighting agent 

 

HCFC-141b

 

 

CCl2FCH3

 

1,1-dichloro-1-fluoro- ethane

- Blowing agent component for polyurethane and phenolic foams

- Solvent

 

HCFC-142a

 

 

CClF2CH3

 

1-chloro-1,1-difluoro- ethane

- Blowing agent component for polyurethane foams (PUR) and for extruded polystyrene foams (XPS).

 

Source: European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee, 2001

INDEX