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  • 3M™ Novec™ 72DE Engineered Fluid

    Part Number Novec 72DE
    • Non-flammable
    • Non-conductive
    • Low toxicity
    • Low Global Warming Potential (GWP)
    Typical Properties
    Attribute Name
    Lubricant Deposition, Solvent Cleaning
    Application Category
    Carrier Solvent and Lubricant Deposition, Deposition Solvent, Precision Cleaning, Solvent Cleaning and Vapor Degreasing
    Boiling Point (Celsius)
    44 Degree Celsius
    Boiling Point Range
    0 °C - 50 °C
    Cleaning Strength
    Heavy Duty
    Ceramics, Metals, Silicones, Solvent-resistant plastics
    1.27 g/cm³
    Dielectric Strength Range
    20 - 35 kV
    Fluorocarbon Solubility
    Fluorochemical Lubricants And Dispersions
    GWP (IPCC 2007)
    42 (100 yr ITH)
    GWP Range
    Very Low
    Hydrocarbon Solubility
    Very High
    Max Use Temp Range
    <150 Degree C
    National Stock Number
    6850015342918, 6850015342925, 6850015342936
    Net Weight (Imperial)
    10 lb, 50 lb, 550 lb
    Overall Height (Imperial)
    13.5 in, 17 in, 34.7 in
    Overall Height (Metric)
    34.29 cm, 43.18 cm, 88.14 cm
    Overall Length (Imperial)
    11.44 in, 23.5 in, 9.56 in
    Overall Length (Metric)
    24.29 cm, 29.06 cm, 59.69 cm
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    11.44 in, 23.5 in, 9.56 in
    Plastic Elastomer Compatibility
    Requires Customer Testing
    Product Series
    Novec 72DE
    Purity Grade
    Replacement For
    US Govt Contract Number
    Volume (Imperial)
    1 gal, 5 gal, 55 gal
    Volume (Metric)
    18.93 L, 208.2 L, 3.79 L
    • Non-flammable
    • Non-conductive
    • Low toxicity
    • Low Global Warming Potential (GWP)
    • Zero ozone depletion potential
    • Low surface tension penetrates tight spaces for improved cleaning

    3M™ Novec™ 72DE is intended for heavy duty cleaning and degreasing applications. The high solvency and low toxicity make it an ideal replacement for ozone-depleting compounds, chlorinated solvents, and n-propyl bromide in many applications.