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Archives & Museums

3M™ Novec™ products help keep valuable artifacts and specimens safe from fire, environmental degradation, and aging without altering or causing additional damage to the items they protect.

Archives & Museums

3M™ Novec™ products help keep valuable artifacts and specimens safe from fire, environmental degradation, and wear over time without altering or causing additional damage to the items they protect.

Preserve and protect

  • Documents and Specimen Preservation for archives and museums
    Documents and Specimen Preservation

    3M™ Novec™ Engineered Fluids are a proven choice for document, specimen and artifact preservation applications because they are clear, low odor, non-flammable and won't harm priceless materials.

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  • Film Cleaning for archives and museums
    Film Cleaning

    3M™ Novec™ 8200 Engineered Fluid is a safe and sustainable solution for cleaning motion picture film and film substrates. Novec 8200 fluid is low in toxicity, non-flammable and has excellent compatibility with a variety of film substrates including negative stock, nitrate stock, and delicate archival films.

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  • Fire Protection for archives and museums
    Fire Protection

    3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is formulated to be safe for use on documents made of paper, canvas and similar materials. It evaporates quicky, does not leave a residue and will not affect the ink, paper, pencil dye, paint or other media.

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