SF6 – an excellent insulating and quenching gas

Substantial properties at a glance

  • Colourless and odourless
  • 5 times heavier than air
  • Temperature-resistant up to 500 °C
  • Chemically stable
  • Non-toxic
  • Excellent dielectric properties
  • Non-inflammable 
  • Outstanding arc quenching properties

SF6 molecule: It consists
of fluorine and sulphur – six fluorinated atoms
and one sulphur atom