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3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is an advanced, "next generation" clean agent halon replacement, suitable for use in a wide range of offshore and land-based oil and gas operations to protect occupied spaces and critical equipment.

Perhaps most important, Novec 1230 fluid helps address the global demand for a halon replacement that is safe, effective and not subject to regulatory restrictions or phaseout.



Sustainable Technology for Fire Protection

  • Zero Ozone Depletion Potential
  • Global Warming Potential of 1
  • Not restricted by the Kyoto Protocol
  • High safety margin vs. other extinguishing agents
  • Fast extinguishment
  • Saves space and weight
  • No restrictions on shipping by air, sea or truck
  • Local refill possible
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Typical Applications

In addition to a favorable safety and environmental profiles, 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is a highly effective fire extinguishant, designed to knock down fires quickly, before they have a chance to disrupt production or spread to Class B hazards. Typical applications include:

  • Engine room
  • Generator rooms
  • Communications centers
  • Process control rooms
  • Paint lockers
  • Pilot houses
  • Pump rooms
  • Diving systems rooms
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Simplified Storage and Handling

Because it is a liquid at room temperature, and stored at low vapor pressure, agent handling and charging of systems using 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid are greatly simplified, and can be accomplished without removing the cylinders offsite. This can be an especially important consideration for servicing offshore facilities - saving time and ensuring uninterrupted protection of assets. The liquid state of Novec 1230 fluid also allows for efficient use of space, requiring about the same number of cylinders as conventional halocarbon agents. The product can be shipped safely by air in bulk quantities, without regulations or restrictions.

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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