This stuff is called SF6 gas and is heavier than air....found in high voltage switch gear, medical device testing and used in some breathing apparatus fit testing.
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01-30-2007, 04:45 PM #1
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01-30-2007, 05:53 PM #2
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More information on SF6
here is some more information on SF6.
Super SF6 (Sulfur Hexafluoride) is an inert, non-toxic gas with excellent physical properties, including dielectric, cooling, insulating and arc quenching capabilities. With its unique physical properties, Concorde Super SF6 is ideal for applications such as: electric utilities, magnesium casting, sound insulation, semiconductor etching, nuclear accelerators, scientific and medical instrumentation and more.
Mass Content of Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) (%)99.95
Oxygen (O2) 100 ppm vol.
Nitrogen (N2) 250 ppm vol.
Water (H2O) <5 ppm vol.
Hydrolyzable fluoride, expressed as HF 0.3 ppm vol.
Carbon Tetrafluoride (CF4) 100 ppm vol.
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01-30-2007, 06:50 PM #3
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Here is another video of sulphur hexaflouride. I am using both of these videos in a haz-mat class to demonstrate vapor density.
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