13″ Standard Oil Booms for Fast Rivers
General Characteristics and Applications
What is a 13″ Fast Current Standard Oil Containment Boom and who is for?
This Enviro-USA boom is ideal for oil spills in fast current applications such as fast or rough rivers. It does not have a top tension cable. The primary users are oil spill response contractors.
Why use Oil Containment Booms?
Oil containment booms are used in water as a first response to an oil spill or by Spill Response Contractors to divert, control and maintain an oil spill. Once the spill has been contained the contractor will then proceed to recuperate and clean up the oil. It is most often used for oil spills in slow to medium current rivers, bays and of course can also be used on all of the above listed applications.
Where are 13″ Standard Oil Containment Booms used? Fast water applications, such as:
- Fast river
- Rough rivers
This Enviro-USA boom is compliant with OPA 90, US Coast Guard – OSRO and ASTM F1523 Guidelines.
- Oil Booms are available in 50 and 100 foot sections or any custom length up to 100′
- Numerous sections can easily and quickly be connected together
- Numerous fabrics are available for short or long term deployments
7” Freeboard & 6” Draft, 22 oz. PVC fabric, ballast chain and ASTM connectors. Most common boom used by RIVER responders in Central & Western United States. A top tension cable is required if the boom is going to encounter river currents, a lot of wind or a lot of water movement due to boat and recreational activity nearby. The cable will provide greater tensile strength which will allow the boom to better resist the forces applied.
This boom complies with the following Guidelines, Requirements and/or standards:
- ASTM F 1523: Calm Water – Current
- US Coast Guard – OSRO: River/Canal
- OPA 90: River/Canal
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