Glossary

List of technical terms used in electrical engineering.

SF6 - Sulfur hexafluoride

Colourless, odourless gas used to insulate electrical switchgear. Identified by the KYOTO protocol as one of the 6 greenhouse gasses. SF6 gas has a an environmental impact 23,800 times CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) and has an atmospheric lifetime of up to 3200 years.