IMPROVED NEUTRALIZATION AND REMOVAL OF ACIDS IN HVAC SYSTEMS THROUGH THE USE OF DRYING AGENTS
|Open to Public Date||2014-10-09|
|Owner||ALLTEMP PRODUCTS COMPANY LIMITED (Canada)|
AbstractA composition for neutralizing or removing an acid in a refrigeration or air-conditioning system, the composition comprising a) an acid neutralizer or scavenger such as a metal alkoxide, carbodiimide, glycidyl ether, epoxide, alkanolamine, arylamine, overbased metal sulphonates, or an inorganic base (e.g. KOH); and b) a hydrolytic drying agent such as an orthoester (e.g. triethylorthoformate), acetal, epoxide, or a carbodiimide, whereby the water formed by neutralization is removed from the system. Also disclosed is the use of the composition for neutralizing or removing an acid from a refrigeration or air-conditioning system; and a method for neutralizing or removing an acid from the refrigeration or air-conditioning system.
IPC Classes ?
- C23F 14/02 - Inhibiting incrustation in apparatus for heating liquids for physical or chemical purposes by chemical means
- C09K 5/04 - Materials undergoing a change of physical state when used the change of state being from liquid to vapour or vice-versa