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myburg
04-04-2008, 09:40 PM
Can anyone tell me what oil is to be used for R170 in ULT application

Chunk
04-04-2008, 10:33 PM
Hi Myberg

R170(ethane) is compatible with virtually all oils but prefered types are mineral oils and allkyl benzene,however,a lubricant with a higher than normal viscocity is normally required as hydrocarbons are more souluble than conventional refrigerants.:D