Enviro now carries a line of Sorbents used for spill control and cleanup. Sorbents are often the first line of defense against a spill and can be used against a wide range of liquids including oil and petroleum based liquids, chemical liquids and waste water. Sorbents are widely used in manufacturing plants around machinery and at chemical processing plants. We carry a wide selection of sorbents including booms, socks, pillows, pads and rolls.
Types of Sorbents
Booms – are widely used in controlling and containing large spills. Its cylindrical shape is popular in controlling spills on water and multiple booms can be connected together for controlling even larger spills. Booms are used for controlling oil and petroleum based liquids.
Socks – also know as a mini-boom, socks are also cylindrical in shape and are used to control and contain a spill around machinery or other mechanical equipment that can leak. Socks can also be connected together for containing larger spills.
Pads/Rolls – these sorbents come in flat sheets or unperforated rolls up to 150’ in length and can be used to catch leaks under machinery, line shelves or clean up spills. Sorbent pads and rolls are highly absorbent for cleaning up oil spill, chemical spills and other less leather liquids. Sorbent rolls can be cut to a specific length.
Pillows – sorbent pillows are rectangular in shape and are designed to absorb hazardous liquids more quickly than sorbent pads. Used for cleaning up medium sized spills are as a precautionary when transferring liquids and a spill is possible. Sorbent pillows can be used on a variety of hazardous liquids.