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Even a small fire in critical facilities such as data processing centers, airport control towers, clean rooms, laboratories and computer-controlled manufacturing operations can result in catastrophic loss by interrupting vital operations and damaging high-value equipment.

In these situations, it's important that fires be knocked down quickly - before they have a chance to spread - and that sensitive electronics and other equipment not be damaged in the process of putting out the fire.


3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is a highly-efficient extinguishing agent that:

  • Is electrically non-conductive
  • Is non-corrosive
  • Rapidly vaporizes to gas during discharge
  • Leaves no residue
  • Does not damage electronics, electronic media and delicate mechanical devices
  • Can be safely used on energized equipment, helping to ensure continuity of operations during a fire emergency

Safety Advantages:

Another major advantage of 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is its wide margin of safety in use - providing more flexibility in system design compared with other halon alternatives and ensures that occupants can safely egress the space since the NOAEL will not be exceeded.

Environmental Profile:

  • Non ozone-depleting
  • Five-day atmospheric lifetime
  • Global Warming Potential of 1

This environmental profile is unmatched by any other halogenated agent, and helps make 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid today's long-term solution for protecting high value assets.



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Brochures 3M Literature Number
Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Brochure 98-0212-3705-6
Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid for Oil and Gas Applications Brochure 60-5002-0124-3
Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid for Marine Applications 98-0212-2651-3
Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid for Museums and Archives  60-5002-0389-2
Video
Novec 1230 Fluid Video  
Data Sheet
Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Product Information Bulletin 98-0212-3709-8
Technical Briefs
Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Storage and Handling Information 98-0212-2637-2
How 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is Stored as a Liquid and Discharged as a Gas 98-0212-2650-5
Environmental Properties of Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid 60-5002-0067-4
Extinguishing Mechanism of Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid 60-5002-0068-2
Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Safety Assessment - English 60-5002-0069-0
Recommendations for Demonstrations Used in the Marketing and Sales of Novec 1230 Fluid 60-5002-0070-8
What you need to know about Novec 1230 fluid and ECARO-25 60-5002-0091-4
Preserving Room Integrity During Clean Agent Discharges 60-5002-0422-1
Emissions Scenarios and Policy Considerations for HFCs in Fire Protection Using Sustainability as a Tool for Business Improvement 98-0212-3720-5
Blue SkySM Warranty
Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Blue Sky(SM) Warranty Flyer 60-5002-0141-7
Articles and Case Studies
Enhanced Fire Protection for Marine Applications  60-5002-0386-8
 98-0212-4104-1
Novec 1230 Fluid Protects the Treasures of the World  60-5002-0393-4
3M Product to Supply Fire Prot. Sys. for Telegraph Media Group  60-5002-0387-6
Protection that Respects the Environment  60-5002-0388-4
BP Chooses Novec 1230 Fluid for Fire Protection  60-5002-0384-3
Enhanced Fire Safety for the Oil and Gas Industry  60-5002-0385-0
Flyer
3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid and LEED Credits Flyer  60-5002-0355-3