sulfur hexafluoride


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Synonyms for sulfur hexafluoride

a colorless gas that is soluble in alcohol and ether

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The report includes sulfur hexafluoride description, covers its application areas and related patterns.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global sulfur hexafluoride industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.
The average amount of sulfur hexafluoride, frequently used as an insulator in electronic devices, found in the atmosphere is relatively small at 6 to 7 parts per million compared with 380 ppm of CO2, but the level has doubled from the 1990s, mostly due to man-made emissions.
Tracing the evaluation of a key greenhouse gas, sulfur hexafluoride ([SF.
The gases covered by the bill are six gases required by the Kyoto Protocol for reduction, namely CO2, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs) and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).
In addition, chlorine, dichlorodifluoromethane (freon 12), and more recently, sulfur hexafluoride, as a component gas blend with argon or nitrogen," [6] have also been used in degassing operations.
Moreover, due to growing environmental concerns about sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas, companies are increasingly expected to introduce models which will extensively curb the leakage of SF6 into the atmosphere.
The emissions of these substances -- hydrofluorocarbon (HFC), perfluorocarbon (PFC) and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) -- are expected to triple around 2010 from their 2003 levels.
The agency sent questionnaires in mid-February to the prefectures and cities asking them to detail measures they have taken to collect or dispose of HFCs, perfluorocarbons (PFCs) and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).
Other greenhouse gas emissions such as sulfur hexafluoride, perfluorocarbon and hydrofluorocarbon will also be reduced by 70 percent compared to the fiscal 2006 level on a carbon-dioxide-equivalent basis.
2 This specification is applicable to Sulfur Hexafluoride, SF6, gas interrupting circuit switchers.
13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Insulated Switchgear technology uses sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas which has a superior dielectric properties used at moderate pressure for phase to phase and phase to ground insulation.
Emissions of perfluorocarbon, however, increased 3% to 2,300 tons, and emissions of sulfur hexafluoride remained unchanged at 2,100 tons.
The newly detected gas is chemically similar to sulfur hexafluoride ([SF.
3 This specification is applicable to Sulfur Hexafluoride gas (SF6 ), and vacuum interrupting circuit breakers.