Ammonia: The Natural Refrigerant of Choice

August 2007
Chemical Business;Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p70
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of ammonia as an industrial refrigerant. Ammonia played an important role in the development of refrigeration technology, making it essential to the processing, storage and delivery of food. It is generally accepted as the most efficient and cost effective industrial refrigerant available.


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