Sulphur Hexafluoride

PRODUCT NAME
SF6 - SULPHURE HEXAFLUORIDE
OTHER / GENERIC NAME
SULPHURE FLUORIDE


Product Use

1. Electrical Application
Gas Insulated Transmission (GIT) Lines
Switches
Circuit Breakers
Minisubstations
Used in Van De Graaff Generators, liner accelerators, communications equipment


2. Non-Electrical Application
Leak Detection and Gas Air Tracers
Magnesium Casting
Aluminum Degassing

  SF6 is a colorless, odorless gas with no warning properties.

Nonflammable, avoid breathing vapors, wear self-contained breathing apparatus or air-supplied respirator. Protect cylinders from physical damage, heat, and sunlight. Store in an area of low fire risk.

APPLICATION OF SULPHUR HEXAFLUORIDE
COLORLESS GAS
APPEARANCE
GAS
PHYSICAL STATE
146.05
MOLECULAR WEIGHT
SF6
CHEMICAL FORMULA
ODORLESS
ODOR
NOT APPLICABLE (GAS)
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (WATER 1.0)
SLIGHT
SOLUBILITY IN WATER (WEIGHT IN %)
NOT APPLICABLE
PH
SUBLIMES AT -63.9°C, 1 atm
BOILING POINT
-50.8° C at 32.5 psia
MELTING POINT
NOT APPLICABLE (GAS)
VAPOUR PRESSURE
5.1 at atm, 21.1 ° C
VAPOUR DENSITY (AIR = 1.0)
NOT APPLICABLE
EVAPORATION RATE
NOT APPLICABLE
COMPARED TO
NOT APPLICABLE (GAS)
% VOLATILES
 
 
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