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Novec™ 72DE

A medium to heavy duty cleaning fluid designed for use in vapor degreasing applications.




Product Overview

A clear, colorless, low odor fluid intended to replace ozone-depleting substances (ODSs) and compounds with high global warming potential (GWP) in many applications. Blend of methyl nonafluorobutyl ether (C4F9OCH3), ethyl nonafluorobutyl ether (C4F9OC2H5), and trans-1,2-dichloroethylene (t-DCE).

End Markets: Aerospace & Aviation; Electronics; Medical & Pharmaceutical; Personal Care


• Cleaning, rinsing and drying agent
- Cleaning of oils, greases, waxes
• Specialty solvent applications
Related Applications: Electrical ; Threads & Thread Connections; Vacuum & Vacuum Pumps; Valves, Packings, Seals & O-Rings; Vapor Degreasing

Features & Benefits

•Low toxicity
•Low Global Warming Potential (GWP)
•Zero ozone depletion potential
•Low surface tension penetrates tight spaces for improved cleaning

Product Specifications

Boiling Point:  43°C
Freeze Point: NA
Liquid Density (g/ml): 1.28
Surface Tension (dynes/cm): 19
Kauri-Butanol Value: 52
Vapor Pressure (mmHg): 350
Viscosity (cps): 0.45
Heat of Vaporization (cal/g @ boiling point) : 52
Ozone Depletion Potential: 0
Global Warming Potential: 43
Flash Point: None
Primary Chemistry: 1,2-Trans-dichloroethylene

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