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3M™ Novec™ 612 Magnesium Protection Fluid

3M ID  AM000000324     
3M™ Novec™ 612 Magnesium Protection Fluid
3M™ Novec™ 612 fluid is an ideal replacement for sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), widely used as a “cover gas” to prevent molten magnesium from burning during casting processes.
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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    Product Attributes

    ApplicationMagnesium Protection
    Application CategoryMg Protection
    Boiling Point49 Degree C
    Boiling Point Range0-50 Degree C
    Density1.6 g/cm^3
    Dielectric Strength>35 (0.1" gap, kV)
    Dielectric Strength Range20-35 kV
    Fluorocarbon SolubilityVery High
    GWP (IPCC 2007)1 (100 yr ITH)
    GWP RangeVery Low
    Hydrocarbon SolubilityLow
    Max Use Temp Range<300 Degree C
    Pour Point- 108 Degree C
    Product SeriesNovec 612
    Purity GradeStandard
    Replacement ForSF6

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