ASTM International - ASTM D2685-95(2003)
Standard Test Method for Air and Carbon Tetrafluoride in Sulfur Hexafluoride by Gas Chromatography
|Publication Date:||10 September 1995|
|ICS Code (Salts):||71.060.50|
significance And Use:
Air and carbon tetrafluoride (CF4) are two contaminants of interest in sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). Both of these contaminants adversely affect the performance of... View More
Air and carbon tetrafluoride (CF4) are two contaminants of interest in sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). Both of these contaminants adversely affect the performance of SF6 when used as an electrical insulating gas. Specification for maximum levels of these contaminants are given in Specification D 2472.
Gas chromatography is used to separate these contaminants from a sample of SF6 and to determine their concentration.View Less
1.1 This test method covers the determination of air (Note 1) and carbon tetrafluoride as impurities in sulfur hexafluoride.
Note1- Nitrogen, oxygen, or any of their mixtures is considered to be air. Commercial grade air or nitrogen is used for standardization.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.