The use of 2 fluorocarbon refrigerants for vehicle mobile air-conditioning has the potential to lead to cross contamination of R-134a or R-1234yf. Almost 100% of new passenger cars sold in the EU use HFO-1234yf as refrigerant as a result of the EU MAC Directive and HFO-1234yf is being adopted in the USA due to the US light-duty vehicle regulations. Providing user-friendly servicing equipment helps avoid cross-contamination and refrigerants losses. A European company was awarded for creating the Most Service Friendly product with its new HFO-1234yf refrigerant handling system at the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide 2019 Training Event and Trade Show in the USA.
The servicing unit has an integrated refrigerant identifier that provides convenience and saves time on services, ensuring that the proper refrigerant is being serviced and prevents contamination of the unit and the mobile air-conditioning system. The oil system management automatically weighs recovered oil, allowing accurate replenishment of oil removed during service. A built-in LED status indicator signals the completion of a service. The data management enables refrigerant use optimization, and automatic software updates and remote support are provided via WiFi.
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