Clean Agent

Novec Engineered Fluids

If you’re looking for a halon replacement or selecting a clean agent fire suppression solution for a new installation, you’re making a decision that will affect lives and valuable assets. 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid works in the most challenging settings, including data centers, control rooms, museums and more, to help protect your assets and people. This fire extinguishing clean agent supports operational continuity in the case of a fire and helps minimize downtime for recovery and cleanup. Plus, it is non-ozone-depleting, has a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1 and a short atmospheric life, and is not targeted for the hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) phasedown, making it an ideal long-term choice for the planet and for business.

3M™ Novec™ 1230 Frequently Asked Questions

FM-200 Suppression Systems

FM-200® is a clean, colorless, and environmentally friendly fire suppression agent that is electrically non-conductive and safe for humans. It extinguishes flames primarily through heat absorption, leaving no residue, thus minimizing downtime after a fire and making FM-200 suppression systems accepted and respected worldwide with over one hundred thousand installations in more than seventy countries.

Typical Clean Agent applications include:

  • Telecommunication facilities
  • Computer rooms
  • Control rooms
  • Museums
  • Historical archive storage
  • Art galleries
  • Pharmaceutical and medical facilities
  • Record storage facilities