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    Surgically Clean with Novec™

     

Cleanliness is absolutley essential in the medical industry, and the demand is rising for a sustainable product that works. 3M™ Novec™ Engineered Fluids offer a number of advantages to manufacturers of medical devices and equipment while also satisfying the sustainability requirements of the modern world.


The Novec™ line has demonstrated excellent compatibility with sensitive materials such as acrylic and polycarbonate, as well as a wide range of other plastics, elastomers and metals common in medical environments.
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3M Novec Grades for the Medical Industry

    Cleaning PerformanceGrade (links)Vapor PressureDirt & ParticulateFluoro GreasesLight OilFluoro LubesIonic Soils
       Novec 710026.9 kPa
     
    Light DutyNovec 720016.0 kPa
     
     Novec 71IPA27.6 kPa

Why Novec™?

Based on 3M’s proprietary segregated hydrofluoroether (HFE) chemistry, Novec fluids combine proven performance with an outstanding environmental and safety profile are designed to help you achieve that balance: 

• Zero ozone depletion potential
• Low global warming potential
• Non-flammable
• Low in toxicity
• HAPs-free
• U.S. EPA SNAP-approved
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3M Novec™ Is Suitable for Cleaning:

    Medical Parts

    Artificial Hearts
    Heart Valves
    O-Rings
    Contact Lenses
    Eyeglass Lenses
    Catheters
    Needle Caps
    Endoscope Parts
    Gel Capsules
    Needles
    Stents
    Wires
    Cables
    Capillary Tubes
    Orthopedic Implants
    Dental Implants
    Spinal Implants

    Subtrates

    Polycarbonate
    Silicone Rubber
    Plastics
    Stainless Steel
    Titanium
    Nickel/Cobalt
    Aluminum
    Skin

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Full Engineered Fluid Portfolio 

3M Novec™ also has a line of medium & heavy duty cleaners that satisfy more demanding cleaning applications & environments.  To learn more about these grades, click here - 3M Novec™ Fluids 

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