how to make sulfur hexafluoride?
what are the chemeical reactions that industries use to create or refine SF6?
yes thank you but ive already read that page. im looking for the different chemeical equations they use to make this compound.
im not trying to make it guys i just simply wanted to know how the chemical industries makes it.
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
"SF6 can be prepared from the elements, that is exposure of S8 to F2. Some other sulfur fluorides are cogenerated, but these are removed by heating the mixture to disproportionate any S2F10 and then scrubbing the product with NaOH to destroy remaining SF4." - Quoted from Wikipedia.
Edit: Chemical Reaction Type - Synthesis
1(S8) + 24(F2) -> 8(SF6)
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- 1 decade ago
It would be much easier to buy than to make. Try Sigma or any of the other big chemical companies.
- Anonymous5 years ago
Hope this helps!Source(s): sulfur hexafluoride: https://bitly.im/c17/how-to-make-sulfur-hexafluori...