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Split Systems with Hydrocarbons (R290)


Eurovent Middle East, in collaboration with the Centro Studi Galileo training centre, offers a series of technical trainings for RAC Technicians, engineers and servicing personnel. The Split Systems [R290] course teaches hands-on practices to install, maintain and repair split systems with propane, focusing among else on how to recognise the refrigerant in the system, how to use flammable refrigerants and the application differences versus other types. Furthermore regulatory requirements, limits of charge [EN 378], adequate preparation of the working area and recommendations will be discussed.


Course details

Split Systems with Hydrocarbons (R290)

2 days

Advanced level (F-Gas Certification)

700 EUR


Course contents

  • Hydro carbons as refrigerants, R290 propane
  • How to recognise the refrigerant and the system
  • How to use R290, components choice
  • When and why use R290 systems
  • Performance, comparison with other refrigerants
  • Refrigeration technician, Personal Protective Equipment, Safety considerations and devices
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Limits of use and limits of refrigerant charge [EN378]
  • Installation of hydrocarbon split systems, the right tools, choice of the equipment
  • Suitable [and different] equipment and tools to be used for maintenance and repairing
  • Preparation of the working area [no ignition sources]
  • Vacuum phase
  • Charging phase
  • Recovery phase
  • Debate
  • Knowledge test



Please pre-register for this course here. We will keep you informed about upcoming dates and locations.


Corporate trainings on request

We also offer dedicated courses for public and private organisations, who wish to train more of their personnel. Please contact [email protected] for further information.


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