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  • Legislation in South Africa according to SANS 10147 prohibits the venting of refrigerants into the atmosphere.
    SANS 10147 requires the refrigeration and air conditioning industry to recover and recycle refrigerant (CFCs, HCFCs and HFCs)
  • A-Gas South Africa has entered into the environmental services business with the introduction to their cylinder fleet of Recovery and Pump down cylinders.

A-Gas provides customers with the necessary means to be able to meet the requirements of these Standards by providing the following services:

  • Recovery and Pump down cylinders which are widely available through our wholesale network to recover used and contaminated refrigerant
  • Recovery Cylinders are used for the sole purpose of returning used / contaminated refrigerant
  • Pump Down Cylinders are used as temporary refrigerant storage units on site while a system is being serviced or repaired
  • Providing a fleet of dedicated Recovery and Pump Down cylinders with specialized valve technology. This allows engineers to retrieve waste refrigerants in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
  • State of the art Gas Chromatography equipment allows testing of the purity of returned refrigerants.
  • The A-Gas laboratory is fully equipped to check refrigerants for moisture, residues, non condensable and acidity to ensure refrigerant after cleaning complies with the AHRI 700 standard and therefore can be classified under SANS 10147:2009 as ‘reclaimed’.
  • Creating a waste management program to sit alongside an existing cylinder tracking system. Utilizing barcode technology this innovative system allows full traceability of material.
  • Complete refrigerant life cycle stewardship
A-Gas South Africa undertakes to treat your returned product in an environmentally sensitive manner, giving you legal and ethical peace of mind.
Environmental Services Flyer
A-Gas South Africa Cold Chain - A-Gas Pressure Temperature App impresses visitors to Chillventa

A-Gas launches refrigerant App
A-Gas鈥 first free App is targeted at refrigeration, HVAC contractors and service engineers, providing them with fast and comprehensive data straight to their iPhones or Android devices.

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Follow A-Gas on LinkedIn, Facebook
With Facebook reaching over one billion registered users and LinkedIn an established and valuable resource for business oriented networking, A-Gas is now keeping users and potential customers up to-date using these channels.

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Do you work with compressed Gases? If so, read on鈥
Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in the Laboratory and Plant is a straightforward summary of good safety practices with compressed gas. Just 16 pages, the booklet is easy to read, and makes a great "refresher." While not a substitute for full-fledged safety training, this booklet is a must-have as a handy reference and a quick study.

Download the booklet now by copying and pasting the following link into your browser:


Environmental Services: Refrigerant Reclamation and Recycling in South Africa
A-Gas South Africa launch their Environmental Services: Refrigerant Reclamation and Recycling service. Please see the South Africa Business Overview section of the website to download a flyer for further details.

Genetron Performax LT (R407F)
A-Gas (UK) Ltd is pleased to announce the addition of Genetron Performax LT (R407F) into their product range. Please see news section for further information....

New Portagas 116 L Disposable Cylinder
Portagas has just released its new 116 litre disposable cylinder into the Australian market.  This is the largest disposable cylinder available in Australia and offers considerable advantage over smaller cylinders such as the 58 litre cylinder:
鈥    Better value for end user

鈥    Half the cylinder change overs
鈥    Same footprint as 58 L and fits into standard calibration kits

鈥    Able to use same 58 L regulator

The full range of gases including the quad gas mixture through to reactive gases are available from A-Gas Australia. 1800 002427

A-Gas UK Refrigerant and Recovery Cylinders
****Please see news section for full details of what to do should you find a A-Gas cylinder within the UK****

Nitrogen now in Australia
Nitrogen gas is available throughout Australia.
It is available in two popular cylinder sizes (D&E), which are lighter and easier to carry. The D size cylinders have a 10 litre capacity (1.8m3), while the larger E size holds 20 litres (3.6m3).
Available from all Airefrig and Realcold branches.

HCFC Phase-Out
Visit www.hcfcphaseout.com for the A-Gas UK dedicated HCFC Phase Out website.

Further information also available under News and UK Business Overview sections of this site.
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