ANSWERS TO COMMONLY ASKED
QUESTIONS ABOUT FREEZE
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What is the EPA status of Freeze 12
? Freeze 12 is EPA
acceptable subject to use conditions for mobile vehicle air
Are Freeze 12 and Freezone
the same? The two are similar in
formulation, but are two different products. TCC only markets Freeze 12.
Is Freeze 12 military
approved or approved by TARDAC or MEEP? No, it is not.
How much will Freeze 12
will be priced less than R-12 was in 1995.
What is involved in a retrofit to Freeze 12
? The law requires that the
existing refrigerant in the system be evacuated and unique fittings and a
label be installed with any replacement refrigerant. Also, if the A/C system
being converted is equipped with a High Pressure Relief Valve, a High Pressure
Cutout Switch must be installed in accordance with EPA SNAP regulations. Use
of Freeze 12 does not require that the lubricant or other components be
What are the requirements for recovery equipment with Freeze 12
? The EPA requires that
recovery of Freeze 12 must be done with a dedicated recovery unit. TCC offers
a competitively priced unit for this purpose.
If Freeze 12 is recovered
out of a system what should be done with it? TCC has a return cylinder
program for the recovered material to be sent back to us.
What is the warranty of a new compressor using Freeze 12
? At this time some
evaluations are taking place which will determine the warranty situation of a
new compressor using Freeze 12. Currently there are no new compressor warranty
endorsements for Freeze 12. We expect this to change as there were no new
compressor warranties in the beginning for R-134a retrofits and now most
compressor manufacturers offer them.
Why should I retrofit an R-12 system with Freeze 12
instead of R-134a?
12 will cool better than R- 13 4a in most retrofit
has a pressure curve which is close to R-12 while R-134a operates at
significantly higher pressures than R- 12.
12 works with the existing mineral oil and does not require lubricant
replacement as R-134a does.
Why should I buy Freeze 12
instead of one of the other alternatives?
12 will be competitively priced compared to the
12 has been thoroughly tested and shown to be an effective replacement for R-
12 is expected to have excellent distribution nationwide to insure that it is
available for the consumers car wherever they may need
been in the refrigerant business for over 30 years with the expertise
knowledge to provide this product to the marketplace.
Can I use Freeze 12 in
Because of the
license agreement on this
patented product, TCC can only sell it for automotive use.
Technical Chemical Co. and is the manufacturer of Johnsen Products/Freeze