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PIG® Heavy-Duty Oil Containment Boom

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25cm Freeboard, 50cm Draft, 10000kg Break Strength
A lightweight, floating Boom used to contain and control the spread of debris and waterborne spills, like oil and fuel. Used for quick response and preventative deployment during oil based spills in all water types, including open seas.  Read More

PRICING (Based on quantity)

1+
£179.00
(Ex. VAT)

per linear foot

Description & Specifications

A lightweight, floating Boom used to contain and control the spread of debris and waterborne spills, like oil and fuel. Used for quick response and preventative deployment during oil based spills in all water types, including open seas.
  • The PIG® Heavy-Duty Oil Containment Boom is our strongest oil Containment Boom and can withstand a force of up to 10,000 kg!
  • Compact flat boom is easy to store in a standard 40ft container (400m / container) or on a dispensing reel (available to custom order)
  • The float design in the PIG® Heavy-Duty Oil Containment Boom is flat, so that the boom only requires limited storage space
  • Can be deployed from the back on a boat by hand, or a crane can be used to deploy the boom as this heavy-duty boom can withstand the force of a moving boat
  • PVC material is strong & durable. and also has a smooth surface finish making it easy to decontaminate after use
  • Strong, aluminium ASTM-couplings allow multiple units to be easily and securely linked together
  • Floats are constructed of closed cell foam ensuring they stay water-repellant indefinitely during use
  • Standard booms use galvanised chain which is ideal for freshwater deployment, and will resist corrosion for up to 6-months of continuous deployment in sea water
Dimensions 1m L x 75cm H
Maximum Order Length 25
Minimum Order Length 1
Maximum Section Length 25m
Sold as 1 metre
Weight 4 kg
Composition PVC with galvanised steel chain and ASTM spec aluminium coupling
Break Strength 10000kg
Draft Dimensions 50cm
Freeboard Dimensions 25cm

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Additional Information

  • Environmental Protection Act 1990
    To ensure that any potential polluting process has an authorisation from either the Environment Agency or Local Authority and that control measures are in place to prevent, minimise or render harmless emissions into the surrounding environment. 
  • The Control of Pollution Act (1974)
    The act controls water pollution, all inland water, and the sea within 3 miles of the coast. The deposit of polluting material in controlled water is prohibited, but discharges of trade effluent are permitted with the consent of SEPA.
  • Water Resources Act 1991
    This act regulates the activities of the Environment Agency. The Agency is obliged to prevent pollution of a watercourse or groundwater by issuing consents to make discharges to watercourses. To pollute a watercourse is a criminal offence, and offending individuals and companies can be prosecuted.