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Recently, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposed a new regulation in an effort to minimize the use of SF6 among gas-insulated equipment (GIE) commonly utilized by the electrical industry. In this post, we cover the various sections of these new regulations to better help electrical sectors understand what they can expect in the coming future.

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DILO Company, Inc and DILO Direct's General Manager, Billy Lao, addresses the major upcoming changes among the electrical power utility sector and industrial power sectors that impact the approach to insulating gas handling, accountability and environmental stewardship. 

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3M’s recent ban on PFAS manufacturing has created a stir among those seeking SF6 gas alternatives. The decision stems from organizations like European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) imposing regulations on PFAS. Learn more about 3M and the ban on PFAS in this post.

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Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is widely used in the electric industry. While SF6 gas handling equipment is designed to minimize emissions, SF6 gas can escape into the atmosphere if equipment fails, leaks, or is handled improperly. New research, however, shows that SF6 gas emissions are declining in the United States. Learn more about this study and the importance of safe SF6 gas handling.

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As we slowly move towards alternatives for SF6 gas Insulated Equipment (GIE) applications, I am challenged to do my part to provide the best recommendations as an industry veteran who “grew-up” around the SF6 gas world. Read on to learn what the current SF6 regulations and SF6 legislation mean for businesses today and in the near future.

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