ACR-News
8 April 2019

ACR News Awards sees HydroFoam 2.0 take Ancillary accolade

Advanced Engineering's heavy-duty cleanser and brightener, HydroFoam 2.0, was named Ancillary Air Conditioning Product of the Year at the ACR News Awards in March.

It is the second award for the revolutionary formula, which is an industry first: a heavy-duty cleanser which is non-toxic, acid-free and completely biodegradable.

The ACR News Awards judging panel was impressed by HydroFoam 2.0’s powerful performance, which does not compromise on safety.

Launched in March 2018, HydroFoam 2.0 is the result of a collaboration between Advanced Engineering and the University of Surrey.

Dr Kajally Jobe, head of research and development at Advanced Engineering, led the project to make the company’s flagship HydroFoam product better for units, the environment and those working within it.

Dr Jobe said: “We’re delighted that HydroFoam 2.0 has been recognised by the industry once again. We are especially grateful to our partners at the University of Surrey who supported us in developing this ground-breaking product.

“The original HydroFoam proved an extremely popular and successful product but we were concerned about the potential impact that hydrofluoric acids could have on engineers, customers and the environment. At the same time we knew that simply reformulating the product using a weaker but safer acid would compromise the exceptional results that customers expected.”

Using proton chemistry, Dr Jobe and his team succeeded in developing a condenser cleaner and brightener which is safer to use and handle.

“HydroFoam 2.0 is far less harmful than other heavy-duty alternatives,” added Dr Jobe. “In fact, it’s less harmful than your average toothpaste.”

The non-corrosive formula does not erode aluminium or copper, resulting in coils that are more energy-efficient and remain brighter for longer.  

Comments

Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register

World Refrigeration Day

Industry has embraced the inaugural World Refrigeration Day (WRD) with events happening all over the world....

  25-Jun-2019

New R32 VRF provides complete solution

Mitsubishi Electric has launched new R32 VRF air conditioning systems to offer the UK market what it claims to be the first complete range of lower Global Warming Potential (GWP) solutions....

  13-Sep-2019

New NOVUS I/O Module Leads Industry 4.0 to DIN Rail

DigiRail Connect can be used as a slave device in Modbus RTU networks that have RS485 interface or as a server device in Modbus TCP networks that have Ethernet.
  09-Sep-2019
ACR News is the number one magazine in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to ACR News

Diary

Hampshire Cool Talk Breakfast Briefing
Queen Mary University "Enhanced condensation heat transfer" Huasheng Wang
HVR Awards
IoR Northern branch annual dinner
IoR Scotland annual dinner