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Service equipment

Service equipment for installations and corrective maintenance

Filling and handling equipment for SF6 gas are the central tools for the maintenance of gas-insulated equipment. For both installation and maintenance, WIKA supplies the complete product spectrum of efficient service equipment, starting from simple filling carts up to complex, fully automated all-in-one solutions. Furthermore, the instruments support the plant operator with the recording of the SF6 gas volumes and emissions, as is prescribed in the F-gas regulation (EU), No. 517/2014, for specified equipment.

FAQ
FAQ

Why must special equipment be used for SF6 gas?

SF6 gas is a climate-damaging greenhouse gas. 1 kg of SF6 gas corresponds to approx. 23 tonnes of CO2. For this reason, leakage into the atmosphere must be avoided and the use of special equipment is mandatory. Due to the design and the special self- ...

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What should one watch out for when connecting a portable SF6 transfer unit?

In order to connect a portable SF6 transfer unit, connection hoses suitable for SF6 are recommended. Care should be taken that they are fitted with self-closing valves and are already filled with SF6 gas or fully evacuated before the first applicatio ...

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