Compressor Maker Upgrades Line to Use R-454B
Opteon XL41 (R-454B)-compatible compressors are now part of the product portfolio from compressor manufacturer Bitzer, Sindelfingen, Germany. All Bitzer Orbit scroll compressor series are now fully capable of working with Opteon XL41 (R-454B).
With a GWP of 466 (AR4) and an ASHRAE safety classification of A2L, XL41 offers the lowest GWP replacement solution for R-410A in new equipment while providing improved energy efficiency compared to R-410A, similar capacity and design compatibility.
The Orbit series provides a comprehensive solution to help system manufacturers meet the objectives of the European F-Gas Regulation and Ecodesign Directive. To further assist system manufacturers, Bitzer updated its component selection software, including the newly developed Orbit+ series.