The Fike Impulse Valve Advantage

In addition to the benefits of using 3M Novec 1230 fluid as an extinguishing agent, this system also provides the added benefits of Fike’s patented Impulse Valve Technology, which are derived from a rupture disc-based valve:

  • Unimpeded agent flow out of the valve
  • Longer pipe runs
  • Smaller pipe diameter
  • Greater design flexibility
  • Greater reliability

The 3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Advantage

  • Highest margin of occupant safety of any NFPA 2001 clean agent
  • Stored as a liquid, discharges as a gas, leaves no residue
  • Three dimensional protection that is adaptable to different spaces and configurations
  • Electrically non-conductive, ideal for applications with energized circuits and electronics
  • Packaged as a fluid in unpressurized containers, enabling air shipping for quick refills and on site replenishment with lower transportation costs
  • The lowest global warming potential of all chemical clean agents
  • Environmental profile supports sustainability and LEED initiatives
  • Offers the 20-year 3M™ Blue SkySM Warranty, providing system owners with peace of mind and protection against certain regulatory bans or restrictions based on the products environmental properties

Smart. Safe. Sustainable.

3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is an environmentally sustainable agent that quickly extinguishes fires without damaging electronics or other valuable assets. With no residue left after a discharge, a system using 3M Novec 1230 fluid is the optimal solution for minimizing downtime and protecting people, processes and irreplaceable assets.

Environmentally Sustainable

With a global warming potential less than one, Novec 1230 fluid has 99.9 percent lower global warming potential than any halocarbon agent accepted for use in occupied spaces. It is also backed by 3M’s 20-year Blue SkySM Warranty to protect system owners from certain regulatory bans or restrictions.

Novec 1230 fluid offers clean agent fire protection for the following applications:

Anechoic chambers Oil & gas
Data centers/Server rooms Paint rooms
Laboratories Power generation & power storage
Medical records storage Telecommunications
Museums & archives Transportation