There are many hazards in land-based and offshore oil and gas operations. One of the most dangerous is fire. The ability to keep operations flowing is a vital concern—one that flames can easily hamper. 3M knows that having practical, sustainable fire protection technology is necessary to the success and safety of your operations.
3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is an advanced clean agent halon and HFC replacement. It offers a proven capability to help knock down fires quickly before they have a chance to disrupt production or spread to Class B hazards such as gasoline, oil and oil-based paints.
Novec 1230 fluid also offers a number of advantages over conventional clean agents. It has the largest margin of safety and dramatically lowers the environmental impact of your fire suppression system - with no ozone depleting potential and, compared to HFCs, a reduction in the use of greenhouse gases by more than 99%. And like all clean agents, the fluid won’t damage sensitive electronics or equipment. This makes it ideal for both offshore rigs and land-based work zones. It is a great supplement to water sprinkler systems.
The environmental profile of Novec 1230 fluid is exceptional – designed to be today’s long-term, sustainable choice for oil and gas fire protection applications. And its liquid state at room temp allows for ease of transport and on-site refilling. With the extinguishing efficiency of our fire protection fluid, fires don’t stand a burning chance.