Sorbent Selection – the chart below will assist you with some basic information to help you determine what your spill response needs are and will enable you to take the first step in ensuring a safe working environment and environmental responsibility.
|Factors to consider:
What types of spills do I need to prepare for?
What types of liquids are used?
How much may spill?
Can I contain a spill?
|Solvents||Oils & Fuels
Land & Water
|Sulfuric Acid 96%
Hydrochloric Acid 35%
Nitric Acid 71%
Phosphoric Acid 85%
Acetic Acid 95%
Hydrofluoric Acid 49%
Perchloric Acid 75%
Muriatic Acid(Also oils)
|Sodium Hydroxide (caustic soda)
Potassium Hydroxide (caustic potash)
Trisodium Phosphate (TSP)
Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK)
Ethyl Methyl Ether
**Note: In the product codes below, type is indicated by: W = White, G = Grey, and Y = Yellow. These codes indicate the type of spill the product will absorb, in relation to the chart above. Product thickness is indicated by: H = Heavy Weight (3/8″), M = Medium Weight (1/4″) and S = Single Weight (3/16″)**
Part #WPB-H – White (Oil) Pad, Sonic Bonded 3/8″ x 15″ x 18″, also available in Medium and Single weights
Part #WRB-H 150 – White (Oil) Roll, Sonic Bonded 3/8″ x 30″ x 150′, also available in Medium
Part #WRB-H 150 – White (Oil) Roll, Sonic Bonded 3/8″ x 15″ x 150′, also available in Medium
All sizes and thicknesses of the white pads and rolls above are also available in Grey and Yellow.
Part #WPL-H – White (Oil) Pad, Laminated, 3/8″ x 15″ x 18″, also available in Medium weight
Part #WRL-H 150 – White (Oil) Roll, Laminated, 3/8″ x 30″ x 150′, also available in Medium weight
All sizes and thicknesses of the white pads and rolls above are also available in Grey.
Socks and Sweep:
Part #WS-440 – White (Oil) Sock 3″ x 4′
Part #WS-820 – White (Oil) Sock 3″ x 8′
Part #OSWEEP100 – White (Oil) Sweep Laminated, Heavy, 19″ x 100′
Both sizes of socks above are also available in Grey and Yellow.
Part #WBOOM-510 – White (Oil) Boom 5″ x 10′, 4/bg
Part #WBOOM-810 – White (Oil) Boom 8″ x 10′, 4/bg
Part #SWBOOM-810 – White (Oil) Strand Boom 8″ x 10′, 4/bg
Both sizes of regular sorbent boom above are also available in Grey.
Bilge Bugs (aka Bilge Boom):
Part #OBILGE-515 – White (Oil) Bilge Bug 5″ x 15″
Part #OBILGE-818 – White (Oil) Bilge Bug 8″ x 18″
Part #WPILLOW-818 – White Oil Pillow 8″ x 18
Part #WPILLOW-1818 – White Oil Pillow 18″ x 18″
Part #WPILLOW-1010 – White Oil Pillow 10″ x 10″
All sizes of pillows above are also available in Grey and Yellow.
Part #RAIL-19 – Railroad Mat Roll, Oil Only, Outside, 19″ x 80′, 2 rl/bg
Part #RAIL-58 – Railroad Mat Roll, Oil Only, Inside, 58″ x 80′, 1 rl/bg