Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)
Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is a chemical compound with the molecular formula SF6. It is an extremely stable, non-flammable, and non-toxic gas that is denser than air.
SF6 is commonly used as an electrical insulator in high-voltage switchgear and other electrical equipment, as a tracer gas in various industrial processes, and as a filling gas in MagSafe power adapter cables for Apple laptops. It is also used in the production of semiconductor devices and as a medical tracer gas.
SF6 is a colorless, odorless gas that is packaged in cylinders or tanks for storage and handling. It is a critical component in a variety of industries and is known for its excellent electrical and thermal conductivity properties.