Fire fighting agents
Refrigerant 318C (Octafluorocyclobutane)
Synonyms: Freon C318; Halocarbon C318; Perfluorocyclobutane; RC-318.
CAS No.: 115-25-3
EC No.: 204-075-2
Molecular Formula: C4F8
RC-318 is produced by the tetrafluoroethylene dimerization and the reductive coupling of 1,2-dichloro-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethane.
|Density of liquid||g/cm3||1.654|
|Solubility in water||Vol/vol||0.016|
RC-318 is used as:
• propellant in food industry,
• refrigerant, cleaning agent, dielectric (mixture with SF6);
• polymerization of fluorine-containing polymers;
• extinguishing agent in fire suppression systems.
|318 (main substance content), %||99.5|
|Non-volatile residues, %||0.01|
|Appearance||clear colorless liquefied gas|
• steel cylinder;
• steel drums;
Filling ratio – 1.296 kg/l.
All refrigerants are packed to ARI700 standards. These are the standard sizes but if you require different packaging, we can cater for all packaging. We can offer EN or DOT returnable cylinders.
Risks and Safety Information
RC-318 is regulated by UN as Non-flammable liquefiable gas with Class 2.2.