Ansul SAPPHIRE™ Fire Suppression Systems Novec 1230 – The New Standard for Halon Replacement Ansul SAPPHIRE™ Fire Suppression Systems Novec 1230 (also known as “Dry Water”) is an environmentally safe chemical compound which acts as a replacement for water in situations when handling with fire extinguishing amongst expensive equipment. MS Fire Protection is proud to offer the new standard for halon replacement. Novec 1230 fluid offers a long-term, sustainable technology that has the greatest margin of safety, the lowest GWP for halocarbon alternatives, and zero ozone depletion potential. Ansul Sapphire fixed nozzle, fire suppression systems use 3M™ Novec™ 1230 fire protection fluid for total flooding applications. The agent has 0.0 ozone depletion potential, an atmospheric lifetime of just five days, and a global warming potential of 1.0. Every SAPPHIRE™ system is custom engineered for the specific application using the most effective, yet efficient arrangement of storage, actuation, distribution and discharge components. Ansul SAPPHIRE™ Fire Suppression Systems Novec 1230 fluid can effectively be applied in streaming, flooding, inerting and explosion suppression applications in the following areas: • Data processing center s • Telecommunications • Commercial aviation • Military aviation • Military systems • Marine • Oil & Gas Exploration • Transportation • Recreational vehicles