On January 1, 2017, the revised (EU) No 517/2014 regulation states that equipment containing F-gases must be labeled with a reference that the equipment contains fluorinated greenhouse gases, the name of the refrigerant, the quantity of gas (expressed in kilograms) and CO2 equivalent along with the global warming potential (GWP) value of the refrigerant.
The basic difference between mechanical cooling and cryogenic cooling is that mechanical cooling systems use a closed-loop system that recovers and reuses the coolant. Traditional cryogenic cooling systems use an open system that expels the spent vapor into the atmosphere.
An Idaho frozen food manufacturer failed to safeguard employees and was unprepared to respond to a potentially lethal release of 1,300 lb of anhydrous ammonia on December 1, 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Air Liquide Advanced Technologies U.S. LLC is licensed to practice the patented Air Products technology incorporated in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J2601 hydrogen fueling protocol following an agreement between the two companies.