#293 Cool Talk: Mastering the Use of Refrigerant 1234YF

Now, I know what you’re thinking – “Refrigerant? That sounds about as exciting as watching paint dry!” But trust me, folks, this stuff is anything but boring. In fact, the R 1234YF refrigerant has become a hot topic in the automotive industry, with experts and enthusiasts alike debating the best ways to handle it.

R-1234yf is a hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) refrigerant used in vehicle air conditioning systems as a replacement for R-134a. It is a more environmentally friendly option due to its lower global warming potential (GWP) and is therefore becoming increasingly popular in the automotive industry. Special guests Christina Spalding, America’s Marketing Manager and Constantine Giannaris Americas Marketing Development Consultant, both representing the Chemours Company ( Opteon refrigerant ), join us to discuss the environmental impact, safety & efficiency of R-1234yf.

With over 62 million vehicles on the road today that utilize 1234yf, there is a good chance that your service team will need to be proficient and capable of servicing these vehicles as they arrive in your service bays -grab a beverage and join us as we investigate tips you can utilize for 1234yf!


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