Sulfur Hexafluoride Supplier to Winona

Mississippi Welders Supply Co., Inc., the premier source for this colorless, odorless, liquefied gas in Winona, delivers it in cylinders and tube trailers under its own vapor pressure, as prescribed by established industry standards and practices.

Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF₆) is normally produced in batches via the direct fluorination of high-purity sulfur.

Sulfur Hexafluoride’s comparatively high density and inactivity pretty much cements its employment as an electrical insulator in high-voltage transformers, transmission lines, and microwave antennas. It is equally useful as an insulating gas in double-windowpane glass. Being a high-density inert gas may also be as much of a limitor for SF6 as it is a recommendation; its Global Warming Potential (GWP) is considered problematic. That being the case, researchers are now vigorously seeking a less environmentally destructive substitute to lessen its use. Right now, it is still widely accepted as the preferred insulator in high-voltage applications, but it should be applied sensibly and recovered for reclamation rather than simply vented at the time equipment is being repaired.

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

If you can use Sulfur Hexafluoride or have questions about the uses to which it’s normally put, make an appointment with the specialty gas experts at Mississippi Welders Supply Co., Inc.. We distribute PurityPlus® specialty gases, the gases most demanded in Winona. Contact us online or call us at (507) 454-5231. We’re always ready and willing to serve you.