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originally posted by: Pilgrum
SF6 is what has made small size EHV switchgear possible. Compared to the massive outdoor airblast type circuit breakers that used to be the norm, the CBs and isolators are miniscule.
The byproducts of an arc through SF6 are quite carcinogenic and to be strictly avoided I'm told.
originally posted by: rickymouse
a reply to: Pilgrum
Being that it interferes with electricity, it would also possibly interfere with the signals in our bodies. That is probably how it interferes with speach.