3M™ Novec™ 1230 is a halogenated clean agent for applications where water-based fire suppression could damage sensitive equipment/property. A clean agent, sometimes referred to as “waterless fire extinguishing agent”, is formally defined by the 2022 edition of NFPA 2001, the Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems, as a “volatile or gaseous fire extinguishant that is electrically nonconducting and that does not leave a residue upon evaporation” (3.3.7).

NFPA 2001 requires each batch of recycled agent be tested for quality to ensure it remains safe for both the people and property it protects.

  • Purity mol%
    • Kinetic Dimer of HFP, mg/kg
    • Thermodynamic Dimer of HFP + HF Adduct, mg/kg
  • Water Content, weight%
  • Acidity, ppm (by weight HCI equivalent)
  • Nonvolatile Residues, g/100ml

More information on these quality parameters can be found here.

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