What Gas Is Used in Fridges?

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The gas used in fridges is Freon-12. In full, it also called Dichlorodifluoromethane and is soluble in many organic solvents. It has a boiling point of -26.3 degrees Celsius. The gas is however harmful to ozone layer.
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The earliest chemical coolants, used for refrigerators before the 1930s, were hydrocarbons - propane, isobutane and cyclopentane. In the 1930s, chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, appeared
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A very, very old refrigerator could use Ammonia. Not many around anymore. Older ones being phased out use R-12 (Dichlorodifluoromethane) {CCL2F2} or Freon 12. all the same stuff.
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Refrigerators from the late 1800s until 1929 used the toxic gases ammonia (NH3), methyl chloride (CH3Cl), and sulfur dioxide (SO2) as refrigerants. Several fatal accidents occurred
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Domestic refrigerators use R 134a it is harmful if you breathe to much but at this point your system is Empty It will not be Cheap to repair could run as high as 600 to 700 Dollars
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