Fw: [200q20v] Re: Flammable Refrigerants NAC

selten2 selten2 at home.com
Thu Jun 28 07:03:50 EDT 2001

I agree with this, there are many hazardous things both in and about
vehicles that we use but we drive them every day. Do you know that R-12, aka
Freon, when exposed to open flame turns into Phosgene aka Mustard gas! Think
about that while enjoying your A/C today!

Tom Czerniak

"Drive it like you own it"

----- Original Message -----
From: "Calvin & Diana Craig" <calvinlc at earthlink.net>
To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2001 10:16 PM
Subject: [200q20v] Re: Flammable Refrigerants

> >If I remember correctly, the discussion back in '98 concerned the use of
> >hydrocarbon refrigerants such as isobutane and/or isobutane mixed with
> >propane.  Such mixtures will be highly flammable.  Almost explosively so
> >when provided with oxygen and a source of ignition.
> Yes, but then again so is your gasoline at 60 psi.  What about fleet
> that have been converted to run on propane?  I am convinced that these are
> just scare factors from a world paranoid of anything and everything.  For
> the price and performance of these refrigerants I think I'll put up with
> scare factors.  I know the autofrost is non-flammable but even Gobels
> will admit that it isn't as efficient as the Hydrocarbon refrigerants.
> --Calvin
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