Lithium bromide

September 12, 2005
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Lithium bromide is an extremely hygroscopic chemical commonly used in absorption chillers, where water is the refrigerant. Because of its high affinity to water, LiBr can easily absorb excess vapor, making the system an environmentally friendly non-CFC alternative.

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