What Are the Dangers of Ammonia Refrigerants?

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Since ammonia is the operative ingredient in ammonia refrigerants, most of the danger associated with these compounds involves simple exposure to the ammonia. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety & Health
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Ammonia is used as a refrigerant because it has several physical properties that make it almost ideal for use in many types of refrigeration systems. It's pressure is very low when
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( ə′mōn·yə əb¦sorp·shən ri′frij·ə′rād·ər ) (mechanical engineering) An absorption-cycle
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The mechanical process of ammonia refrigeration changes a liquid into a gas which causes it to absorb heat in the process. The heat is then transferred – usually to an outside
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