A-Gas opens new separator for refrigerants


A new £1m refrigerant separator has been opened by A-Gas at its Portbury plant near Bristol.

The separator, one of three operated by A-Gas at the site, will more than double the company’s reclamation capacity at Portbury. This is seen as a significant investment by A-Gas which views reclamation as a growth area for its business.

A-Gas Managing Director John Ormerod said, “As the F-Gas regulations have a greater effect on supplies of high global warming potential (GWP) virgin refrigerants, reclaimed gases will have a growing role to play in the market place. Next year a 37% reduction in the quota of virgin gases will become a reality. This investment by A-Gas in separation technology highlights our commitment to providing the industry with the capacity and infrastructure to support the F-Gas phasedown.”

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