Sulfur Hexafluoride Supplier to Springfield

ILMO Products Company, the premier supplier of this colorless, odorless, liquefied gas in Springfield, transports it in cylinders and tube trailers under its own vapor pressure, in accordance with customary industry standards and practices.

Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF₆) is usually formed in specified quantities via the direct fluorination of high-purity sulfur.

Sulfur Hexafluoride’s relatively high density and inactivity make it perfect for utilization as an electrical insulator in high-voltage transformers, transmission lines, and microwave antennas. It also has been used as an insulating gas in double-windowpane glass. SF6’s advantage as a high-density inert gas also has the potential to be a limitation; it has a high Global Warming Potential (GWP). Given this fact, researchers are now vigorously investigating the possibility of finding an environmentally friendlier substitute to lessen its use. Right now, it remains widely regarded as the insulator of choice in high-voltage applications, but it ought to be used cautiously and taken back for reclamation instead of just vented in the process of repairing equipment.

High-purity Sulfur Hexafluoride is used extensively as an etchant in semiconductor assembly, as a controllable source of fluorine.

If you can use Sulfur Hexafluoride or have questions regarding its typical uses, make an appointment with the specialty gas experts at ILMO Products Company. We distribute PurityPlus® specialty gases, the gases most demanded in Springfield. Contact us online or call us at (217) 245-2183. We’ve made it our top priority to provide you with the finest service available in our area.