Sulphur Hexafluoride 5.0 Gas | Chemical Gas | Coregas NZ

Sulphur Hexafluoride 5.0

SF6 is an inert and high density gas.


Sulphur Hexafluoride 5.0 has found many applications in electronics and surgery.


  • Plasma etching gas
  • Fluorine source in laser machines
  • Carrier gas in supercritical fluid chormatography (SFC)
  • Medium in supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) for sample preparation
  • Filling gas in eye retinal surgery
Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Sulphur hexafluoride ≥ 99.999%


Moisture ≤ 3 ppm
Air ≤ 10 ppm
Tetrafluoromethane ≤ 2 ppm
Acidity (as HF) ≤ 0.1 ppm

Available sizes


Size Product code Volume Weight (full)* Pressure Outlet connection Availability Cert. of conformance
G 489160 22.7kg 2100 kPa CGA 590 New Zealand wide Download
Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourOdourless FlammabilityNon flammable

UN number


Hazard class


Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Non-flammable non-toxic gas 2.2