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3M™ Novec™ 612 Magnesium Protection Fluid

3M™ Novec™ 612 Magnesium Protection Fluid is a safe, sustainable cover gas for magnesium casting operations. It has been demonstrated to provide excellent protection for molten magnesium at operating costs comparable to SF6, while enabling greater than 99% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Features and Benefits

  • SF6 Replacement Gas
  • Ultra Low Global Warming Potential
  • Low toxicity
  • More reactive at melt temperatures then SF6, enabling lower use concentrations
  • Minimal equipment/process modifications needed

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    Technical Data Sheet

    3M™ Novec™ 612 Magnesium Protection Fluid (PDF 162.0 kB)

    Technical Literature

    3M™ Novec™ 612 Substitute for SF6 (PDF 202.0 kB)

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