• Electrical India
  • Dec 5, 2014

SF6 gas has been classified as a potent Green House Gas by environmental and climate change organizations. Releasing of SF6 in atmosphere will be aggravating the current scenario of global warming and climate change. However, SF6 is also a popular dielectric used in High Voltage switchgears, and contrary to the popular notion, SF6 does decompose and lose its dielectric strength. This requires quality checks and regeneration of SF6 in a timely manner.