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Novec™ 72DA

A fluid ideal for flux removal and vapor degreasing operations.




Product Overview

It is non-flammable and low in toxicity which makes it an ideal replacement for chlorinated solvents such as Trichloroethylene (TCE) and for n-propyl bromide (nPB). Mainly a vapor degreasing solvent. Also used in manual cleaning for touch-up and re-work at soldering benches.

Product Specifications

Boiling Point:  44°C
Freeze Point: -38°C
Liquid Density (g/ml): 1.27
Surface Tension (dynes/cm): 18
Kauri-Butanol Value: 58
Vapor Pressure (mmHg): 360
Viscosity (cps): 0.40
Heat of Vaporization (cal/g @ boiling point) : 60
Ozone Depletion Potential: 0
Global Warming Potential: 43
Flash Point: None
Primary Chemistry: 1,2-Trans-dichloroethylene

Features & Benefits

Low toxicity
Low Global Warming Potential (GWP)
Zero ozone depletion potential
Low surface tension penetrates tight spaces for improved cleaning
Excellent for removal of ionic contamination


Electronics and other precision cleaning 
Replacement for CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs, nPB and chlorinated solvents.

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