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3M™ Novec™ Precision Cleaning For Aerospace & Military Applications

  • High Performance Solvent Cleaning With Excellent Material Compatibility High Performance Solvent Cleaning With Excellent Material Compatibility3M™ Novec™ Engineered Fluids offer a highly efficient, non-flammable, fast drying cleaning solution for aircraft maintenance and repair operations.
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    • Effective Alternative To Trike, nPB & Perc Effective Alternative To Trike, nPB & Perc

      Trials show Novec™ Fluids have shown no loss of cleaning performance

      • Unlike alternative solvents Novec™ fluids have no requirement to be substituted by the Solvents Emissions Directive.
      • Repeated trials with Novec™ Fluids have shown no loss of cleaning performance relative to Methylene Chloride, Perc, Trike and nPB in the vast majority of applications.
      • Novec™ fluids do not require extraction and have an emission limit that exceeds Methylene Chrloride, Per-chlorethylene, nPB and Trike, all of which require extraction.
      • Typically lower drag out losses than other solvents meaning a more efficient process.
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    • Fast drying, Spot Free, Residue & Corrosion Free. Fast drying, Spot Free, Residue & Corrosion Free.

      Penetrating tight spaces on complex parts

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    • Cost Effective Solvent Alternative To Aqueous Cleaning Cost Effective Solvent Alternative To Aqueous Cleaning

      Faster cleaning, fewer process steps, lower energy usage

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    • Excellent Compatibility With Sensitive Materials Excellent Compatibility With Sensitive Materials

      Material compatibility, rigorously tested by experts

      • Novec™ Fluids are compatible with a wide range of substrates found on an aircraft
      • Suitable for general purpose cleaning and specialised applications such as oxygen systems, hydraulics and avionics.
      • Novec™ Fluids have been tested with a wide variety of metals, plastics and elsatomers.
      • Excellent compatibility with acrylic and polycarbonate as well as a wide range of other plastics elastomers and metals
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        • Smiths Aerospace Chooses 3M™ Novec™ Cleaning Smiths Aerospace Chooses 3M™ Novec™ Cleaning

          By switching to 3M™ Novec™ Cleaning Fluid supplied by chemical specialists Acota, Smiths Aerospace has been able to substantially reduce the costs associated with cleaning and degreasing the many different aeronautical instruments produced in its Cheltenham factory.

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        • 3M™ Novec™ Precision Cleaning Video & Audio
          • How Does The Flammability of My Solvent impact Me? How Does The Flammability of My Solvent impact Me?
          • How Does 3M™ Novec™ Fluids Compare To Other Solvents In Terms Of Toxicity Exposure Limits? How Does 3M™ Novec™ Fluids Compare To Other Solvents In Terms Of Toxicity Exposure Limits?
          • I Am Conducting Ultrasonic Cleaning For The First Time – What Equipment Do I Require? I Am Conducting Ultrasonic Cleaning For The First Time – What Equipment Do I Require?
          • I Need To Replace My Current Cleaning Solvent, How Does This Effect My Equipment? I Need To Replace My Current Cleaning Solvent, How Does This Effect My Equipment?
          • Why Use 3M™ Novec™ Fluid to replace HFC Solvents? Why Use 3M™ Novec™ Fluid to replace HFC Solvents?
          • Why Use 3M™ Novec™ Fluid to replace Aqueous Cleaning? Why Use 3M™ Novec™ Fluid to replace Aqueous Cleaning?
          • Why Use 3M™ Novec™ Fluid to replace Trichloroethylene? Why Use 3M™ Novec™ Fluid to replace Trichloroethylene?
          • What Is The Impact of ROHS? What Is The Impact of ROHS?
          • What is ROHS? What is ROHS?
          • What Are The REACH Regulations? What Are The REACH Regulations?
          • What Can You Do To Comply With The F-Gas Regulations? What Can You Do To Comply With The F-Gas Regulations?
          • What Is The Impact of The F-Gas Regulations? What Is The Impact of The F-Gas Regulations?
          • What Are The F-Gas Regulations? What Are The F-Gas Regulations?
          • I Am Using Trichloroethylene (Trike) How Do The Regulations Impact My Equipment? I Am Using Trichloroethylene (Trike) How Do The Regulations Impact My Equipment?
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        • 3M™ Novec™ Precision Cleaning Video & Audio
          • What Can You Do To Comply With The Solvent Emmissions Directive? What Can You Do To Comply With The Solvent Emmissions Directive?
          • What Is The Impact of The Solvent Emmissions Directive? What Is The Impact of The Solvent Emmissions Directive?
          • What Is The Solvent Emmissions Directive? What Is The Solvent Emmissions Directive?
          • What is The Trichloroethylene (Trike) Charter? What is The Trichloroethylene (Trike) Charter?
          • Ultrasonic Cleaning in Automotive & Transportation Applications Ultrasonic Cleaning in Automotive & Transportation Applications
          • 3M™ Novec™ Ultrasonic Cleaning in Industrial Applications 3M™ Novec™ Ultrasonic Cleaning in Industrial Applications
          • 3M™ Novec™ Ultrasonic Cleaning in Medical Applications 3M™ Novec™ Ultrasonic Cleaning in Medical Applications
          • 3M™ Novec™ Ultrasonic Cleaning in Aerospace Applications 3M™ Novec™ Ultrasonic Cleaning in Aerospace Applications
          • 3M™ Novec™ Ultrasonic Cleaning in Electronics Applications 3M™ Novec™ Ultrasonic Cleaning in Electronics Applications
          • Acota Flurochemicals, A Brief Insight Acota Flurochemicals, A Brief Insight
          • Why Use Novec™ Fluids To Replace Methylene Chloride or Per-chloroethylene Why Use Novec™ Fluids To Replace Methylene Chloride or Per-chloroethylene
          • Why Use Novec™ To Replace n-Propyl Bromide (nPB)? Why Use Novec™ To Replace n-Propyl Bromide (nPB)?
          • How Can You Comply With The Trike Charter? How Can You Comply With The Trike Charter?
          • What Is The Impact Of The Trike Charter? What Is The Impact Of The Trike Charter?
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