ST. LOUIS, June 16, 2009 – Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), announced today the approval of R-407A and R-407C refrigerants for Copeland Discus® compressors in medium- and low-temperature applications, per the approved operating ranges. Due to the phase-out of R-22, the supermarket refrigeration industry continues to evaluate alternative refrigerants. With this particular approval, the industry now has the option to use R-407A and R-407C refrigerants in OEM equipment.
“It is our goal at Emerson Climate Technologies to offer the industry the most up to date information on approved and suggested refrigerant options for various technologies and applications,” said Rajan Rajendran, director of applications engineering, Emerson Climate Technologies, Refrigeration Division. “R-407A and R-407C offer capacity, efficiency performance and global warming potential comparable to R-22 and will provide a sound option for Copeland Discus compressors, complementing our existing R-404A products that are available for refrigeration applications.”
More information and detailed product information including performance, electrical and mechanical data on each compressor and a complete list of available compressors, is available on Compressors.
Emerson (NYSE:EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Emerson’s sales in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion. The company is ranked 94th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. Emerson Climate Technologies’ innovative solutions, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll and White-Rodgers, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.