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3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid offers a number of important advantages over other clean agents and CO2 in marine applications.

Its low acute toxicity, combined with high extinguishing efficiency, give Novec 1230 fluid a significant margin of safety, even at relatively high extinguishing concentrations, making Novec 1230 fluid ideal for occupied spaces including

  • Engine and pump rooms
  • Paint lockers
  • Communication and control centers
  • Saves space and weight
  • Fast extinguishment
  • Allows flexibility in design
  • No restriction of shipping


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

  • Is non-corrosive and electrically non-conductive, so it will not harm delicate electronics, radar, navigation and other equipment
  • Evaporates quickly and completely
  • Leaves no residue
  • Can be safely used on energized equipment, helping to ensure continuity of operations during a fire emergency

Registrations and Certifications:

Fire protection systems incorporating 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid, developed and sold by leading systems manufacturers, have been registered and certified by a growing number of marine approval authorities:

UK MCA RINA, Italy
LRS Type Approval DNV Type Approval
Bureau Veritas Type Approval UK Module B
Polish Registry of Shipping Australian Coast Guard
Marine Marchand Approval Dutch Shipping Authority Acceptance, Inland & Sea
Belgium - Inland and Seagoing Acceptance Icelandic Registry of Shipping
American Bureau of Shipping (International) Canadian Coast Guard
Korean Registry of Shipping Germanische Lloyds
NK (Japan) U.S. Coast Guard


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 your high value assets.




Available in the following languages:

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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