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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

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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Why cannot the SF6 compressor capacity be used directly to compare process velocities?

Although the capacity of the SF6 compressor can be an indication of the process velocity, other factors such as

  • the pipe diameter in the SF6 handling unit
  • the construction of the pipeline (number of constrictions, etc.)
  • the software-based optimisati ...
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