SF6 News

  • Operationalize Your SF6 Compliance Needs

    Achieving a 1% SF6 emissions rate will require that you and your team go beyond business as usual. That’s why our team remains focused on creating innovative software solutions for gas management, which is why we are excited to announce our new way to track SF6 emissions: SF6 Now Has Its Own Logic in Trakref SF6 (sulfur hexafluoride) now has its own logic and remains asset-based ...


    By TrakRef, LLC

  • What’s Trending at Trakref - August 2020

    Our team of refrigerant geeks remain focused on creating innovative HVAC/R and refrigerant management solutions to reduce refrigerant leakage. Here’s a brief overview of what has been trending at Trakref recently. Top 5 Things Trending at Trakref From new software updates to already preparing for 2021 compliance reporting, here’s the top 5 things trending at Trakref now. ...


    By TrakRef, LLC

  • Continental Disc Corporation launches a new switchgear overpressure bursting disc

    Continental Disc Corporation has introduced a new rupture disc assembly for use within switchgear housings. This rupture disc provides safety protection for personnel and equipment from injury or damage and limits down time in the event of arcing faults within the switchgear housing. These arcing faults may generate unsafe internal sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas pressure.Manufacturers of ...

  • INNOVA 3434i - SF6 Leak Detection Monitor for Energy Markets

    Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) is one of the most potent greenhouse gases, with a Global Warming Potential of more than 22,000 times than that of CO2. Over the past decades, manufacturers have replaced oil high-voltage switch gears with SF6-insulated units. Today, the power utility industry uses roughly 80% of all SF6 produced worldwide. The Lumasense SF6 Leak Detector 3434i offers a perfect ...


    By Advanced Energy

  • GE Expands its SF6-Free Portfolio

    GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business has announced plans to invest tens of millions of dollars to expand by 2025 its range of sulphur hexafluoride–free high-voltage substation equipment to include all key high-voltage levels. This is one of Grid Solution’s biggest portfolio investments in years. GE is a leading producer of SF6-free high-voltage solutions with its Green ...


    By Global Media Publishing Ltd.

  • Portable IR gas analyzer for SF6 tracer gas measurements meets ASHRAE 110

    The InfraRan Analyzer -- a portable, mid-infrared specific vapor analyzer, designed for easy, on-site measurement of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), is available from Wilks Enterprise, Inc. The InfraRanTM Specific Vapor Analyzer provides accurate, on-site, real-time measurements of SF6. It is factory calibrated for measuring SF6 in the 0 - 5 parts per million (ppm) concentration range with resolution ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New Portable Infrared Gas Analyzer for SF6 Measurements

    South Norwalk, CT, March 29, 2007 – A new portable, mid-infrared specific vapor analyzer, designed for easy, on-site measurement of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), is now available from Wilks Enterprise, Inc. The new InfraRanTM Specific Vapor Analyzer provides accurate, on-site, real-time measurements of SF6. It is factory calibrated for measuring SF6 in the 0 - 5 parts per million (ppm) ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Portable Infrared Gas Analyzer for SF6 ASHRAE 110 Fume Hood and Ventilation Studies

    The InfraRan Analyzer -- a portable, mid-infrared specific vapor analyzer – is designed for easy, on-site measurement of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). It is ideal for fume hood evaluations as per ASHRAE 110, as well as determining airflow in ventilation systems, rooms and buildings. . The InfraRan Specific Vapor Analyzer provides accurate, on-site, real-time measurements and is factory ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Techcomp Europe Presents Scion Instruments alongside Edinburgh Instruments at ACHEMA 2015

    Established for over 20 years, Edinburgh Sensors use proven technology to deliver OEM Gas Sensors and Gas Monitors / Indoor Air Quality Monitors for continuous gas detection. The application of our continued research and development has contributed to several major advances in the world of infrared gas sensing and delivered a comprehensive portfolio of products for the detection of CO, CO2, CH4 ...

  • ATEX approval awarded for ABLE Xentaur XPDM Portable Dewpoint meter

    ABLE are pleased to announce the award of ATEX approval on their Xentaur XPDM Portable Dewpoint Meter, negating the need for hot work permits to be issued for use in hazardous areas.The portable meter is used for fast and precise spot checks of moisture in gasses over the range of minus 100oC to plus 20oC dewpoint. Aluminum oxide sensors adsorb much faster than they desorb water molecules. It is ...

  • Professional Solutions for the Global Energy Market at CIGRE 2018

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. provides an innovative suite of temperature and gas sensing products designed to allow customers to continuously monitor substations, Load Tap Changers (LTCs) and transformers. These products provide early warnings for countermeasures to reduce failures and serious damages. As the global demand for energy increases, energy generators and providers need asset ...


    By Advanced Energy

  • Applicated GC Analyzers from Shimadzu Address EPA Rules for Monitoring Greenhouse Gases

    Global warming and pollution have aroused interest in the monitoring and study of atmospheric gases that absorb the sun’s ray. Shimadzu Scientific Instruments’ streamlined Greenhouse Gas Analyzers are ideally suited to address current and evolving regulations, including the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Final Mandatory Reporting of , which requires large emitters of ...

  • Dependable detection of refrigerant gases with Crowcon’s F-Gas Detector

    Fluorinated (Freon) gases, which include hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), hydro-chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), are a family of man-made chemicals containing fluorine. These ’F-gases’ are extremely powerful greenhouse gases that trap heat in the atmosphere, contributing to global warming – most are between 1,000 and 20,000 times ...

  • Eaton Medium Voltage Automatic Transfer Switch Enhances Reliability in Industrial and Commercial Applications

    Power management company Eaton today announced its circuit breaker-based medium voltage automatic transfer switch (MV-ATS) has been listed under Underwriters Laboratories (UL®) 1008A. In order to meet this standard, the automatic transfer switch design must demonstrate compliance with certain requirements for safe, reliable transfer of power between two designated sources in a wide range of ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • LumaSense introduces easy-to-use solution for measuring air exchange and purification efficiency with unparalleled accuracy

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduces the Innova 1403 multipoint gas sampler and doser for air-exchange and flow analysis. This system is bundled in a system solution and includes the Innova 1403, the Innova 1412i Photoacoustic Gas Monitor, and 7650 Application Software. Two variations of the system solution are available: Innova 3750-2 Basic Ventilation System Dual Gas and Innova 3750-5 Basic ...


    By Advanced Energy

  • CAI Launches New Website

    ORANGE, CA (June 10, 2010) - California Analytical Instruments, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of its new and improved corporate website (www.gasanalyzers.com) specifically targeted for the gas analysis and emissions monitoring industry. This website offers many of the same great features as the previous site; however, CAI has created a much more user-friendly layout as well as an ...

  • NEW ZERO AIR GENERATOR PRODUCT MEETS GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENTS

    ORANGE, CA (September 01, 2010) - California Analytical Instruments, Inc. is pleased to announce that recent laboratory test results have confirmed that our latest Zero Air Generator (ZAG) product line meets all requirements of 40 CFR, Part 1065 for output gas purity. At our corporate headquarters, extensive analysis has been conducted on this product utilizing extremely sensitive gas analyzers ...

  • EPA greenhouse gas permitting requirements maintain focus on largest emitters

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it will not revise greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting thresholds under the Clean Air Act. Today’s final rule is part of EPA’s common-sense, phased-in approach to GHG permitting under the Clean Air Act, announced in 2010 and recently upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The final rule maintains a ...

  • EPA proposes to keep greenhouse gas permitting requirements focused on largest emitters

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing not to change the greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting thresholds for the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V Operating Permit programs. Today’s proposal is part of EPA’s common-sense, phased-in approach to GHG permitting under the Clean Air Act. EPA is also proposing steps that would streamline the ...

  • New EPA rule will require use of best technologies to reduce greenhouse gases from Large Facilities

    U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will announce today in a keynote address at the California Governor’s Global Climate Summit that the Agency has taken a significant step to address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the Clean Air Act. The Administrator will announce a proposal requiring large industrial facilities that emit at least 25,000 tons of GHGs a year to obtain construction and ...

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