Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6)

What is Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6)?

Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) meaning in Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
A colorless gas soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water. A very powerful greenhouse gas used primarily in electrical transmission and distribution systems and as a dielectric in electronics. The global warming potential of SF6 is 22,800. This GWP is from the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). See Global Warming Potential.


reference: Enviromental Protection Agency Unites States