NOVEC1230

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Tyco SAPPHIRE systems provide a proven and reliable fast acting, clean agent solution that is safe for use in occupied spaces.  
Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid is an advanced “clean agent” fire suppression material, used to protect high-value assets such as computers, switching equipment, cameras, disk arrays and other critical devices. By definition, clean agents do not leave a residue behind when they discharge, so they do not damage sensitive electronics. They are also electrically non-conductive. This means that fires involving energized electrical equipment can be extinguished without powering down – avoiding expensive service interruptions and data loss. 
Based on a patented chemistry from Novec 1230 fluid offers a number of important advantages over conventional clean agents such as inert gas and CO2. For example, Novec 1230 fluid allows for more efficient use of floor space – requiring only about one-fourth or fewer of the number of cylinders used in a CO2 or inert gas system, adding significantly less weight to floor loads. Having fewer cylinders also results in a system that is less complex, and typically less costly to install and maintain. 
Equally important, Novec 1230 fluid offers zero ozone depletion potential, a 5-day atmospheric lifetime and a global warming potential of 1 – an environmental profile that hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and other halocarbon agents can’t begin to match. Because of this, Novec 1230 fluid – unlike HFCs – is not targeted for phase-down or regulatory restrictions anywhere in the world, making it today’s sustainable choice for clean agent fire protection.


●      C6 Fluoroketone

●      CF3CF2C(O)CF(CF3)2

●      Ozone Depletion Potential (O.D.P)                                  0

●      Global Warming Potential (G.W.P)                                   1

●      Atmospheric Lifetime (A.L.T) (yrs)                                  0.014

●      No Observed Adverse Effect Level (NOAEL)                    10 %


Features and Benefits
   Low global warming potential (GWP)
   Zero ozone depletion potential (ODP)
   Low toxicity
   Nonflammability
   Excellent dielectric properties
   Wide range of boiling points
   Good materials compatibility
   Thermal stability

Thorn Security has a long and proud tradition in fire detection & extinguishing systems.
Its became part of Tyco International in 1996.
THORN Fire detection and extinguishing products are made in world class globally certified European and American.

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