Containment Booms are primarily used to contain spilled oil and minimize its extent, so skimmers, absorption booms or other products and methods can remove the oil from the water. In addition it’s used for stopping and prevent spreading of plastic garbage or other floating objects.
Containment Booms comes in many shapes and sizes, and depending on the water conditions different booms has various level of effectiveness.
Using an incorrect model can make the spilled oil pass the oil boom even if it’s well anchored.
It could depend on strong currents, where the oil pass under the draft skirt. It may also depend on high waves were the oil washes over the boom. With the right model, this can be prevented.
Based on the application area and the weather condition, the size of the oilboom are often classified according to the following table:
|Type||Application area||Max wave height (m)||Freeboard(cm)||Draft (cm)|
|Offshore||Open ocean and unprotected coastal area||2||>50||>60|
|Inshore||Moderately coastal and harbor area||1||25-50||30-60|
|Harbor||Well protected coastal and harbor area||0,4||10-25||15-30|
Our products are designed to be simple and portable without compromising quality. All our oil booms are made of highly durable material and we can provide custom-made solutions based on your requirements. Our wide range of oil boom peripherals can also help to simplify the management, we offer oil boom reels, containers, anchor systems, trailers etc.
Contact us so we can help you to devise a complete solution to meet your exact requirements.
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