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A closed ring hydrocarbon containing five carbon atoms, isomeric with pentene.
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For international and China market analysis, the report analyzes Cyclopentane markets in China and other countries or regions (such as US, Europe, Japan, etc) by presenting research on global products of different types and applications developments and trends of market, technology, and competitive landscape, and leading suppliers and countries' capacity, production, cost, price, profit, production value, and gross margin.
According to DuPont, rigid PUR and PIR foams produced with FEA-1100 blended with either HFC-365mfc or cyclopentane show good dimensional stability and uniform cell size.
Solstice LBA is nonflammable and is not a volatile organic compound, unlike cyclopentane, an alternative blowing agent.
The market has been segmented on the basis of product types where major product types such as HCFCs (HCFC-141b, HCFC-142b, HCFC-22, & others), HFCs (HFC-245fa, HFC-134a, HFC-365mfc/227ea, HFC-152a, & others), HCs (n-Pentane, Cyclopentane, Isopentane, n-butane, Isobutane, & others), and Others (HFO's, Inert Gases, Methyl Formate, Methylal, & others) have been discussed in detail and a comprehensive view and forecast is provided for each category with the market volumes and revenues.
Manit Narang: One of our main green initiatives is that we use cyclopentane as a blowing agent for our foam.
The circulating refrigerant is isobutane rather than freon (a chlorofluorocarbon), and thus does not damage the ozone layer; the insulating foam in the fridge walls is blown using cyclopentane, again in place of a chlorofluorocarbon.
It is also described as a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to foams blown with fluorocarbons or cyclopentane.
Belgium; "Pentane spray system: An effective and safe technology," Claudio Chittolini and Valentina Robles, Ediltec Srl, Italy; and "Cell structure and thermal conductivity of rigid polyurethane foams blown with cyclopentane in different molds," Aleksander Prociak, Cracow University of Technology, Poland.
As an alternative, Husky moved to cyclopentane and can even offer R600 refrigerant, which is fully environmentally benign, and CFC free.
Solstice LBA can help home appliance manufacturers achieve an 8-10 percent energy efficiency improvement compared with cyclopentane, which is widely used as a blowing agent in appliance insulation.
The project showcased an innovative polyurethane foaming technology for manufacturing the insulation filling of cold appliances, such as refrigerators and freezers, using cyclopentane as a blowing agent.