Synecom offers analysis and certification services for SF6 gas contained in cylinders, equipment and tanks, classifying it according to CEI 60376 and CEI 60480, and measuring the following parameters: H2O, SO2, % vol SF6, HF, H2S, CO, CF4, N2, O2, H2, CO2. This activity allows companies to reach the standards set by the European Union for SF6 gas, and to maintain high levels of efficiency and safety in their plants. The service can be provided either at our facility or directly at the customer’s operating sites.
Thanks to its own qualified technicians and the latest generation of equipment, Synecom works to recover SF6 gas from high/medium voltage equipment and particle accelerators in full compliance with current regulations and up to the standard pressure, or up to the transport pressure.
All SF6 gas recovery operations must be preceded by SF6 gas analysis. All work is carried out by qualified and licensed technicians and declared on the Fgas database in accordance with the new Presidential Decree 146/2018.
Thanks to decades of experience and the continuous training of its technicians, Synecom works to carry out service activities on Synecom and other brands of equipment for handling SF6 gas.
The activities carried out are as following:
Once the maintenance operations on the equipment have been completed, before refilling it with SF6 gas in technical quality, it must be cleaned of air and moisture. The techniques used by Synecom are the following:
Synecom is equipped and qualified to draw up certifications attesting to the level of SF6 gas leakage on systems and equipment containing this gas. The tests are carried out using specific high-sensitivity instruments.
When Sulphur Hexafluoride gas is subjected to the action of an electric arc, the molecule is decomposed into solid and gaseous decomposition products.
This intervention is performed by qualified and licensed technicians and must be reported on the Fgas database in accordance with the new Presidential Decree 146/2018. The reclamation can only be considered completed once the inertization of the acid waste and reagents has been carried out.
The management of SF6 gas contained in end-of-life equipment is generally carried out by Synecom in three main operations: