Barrier Boom is a proven Secondary Containment System designed to allow the unimpeded flow of water during normal rainfall or snow melt events, but becomes an impervious barrier in the event of an oil release.

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Overview  

Barrier Boom is a proven Secondary Containment System designed to allow the unimpeded flow of water during normal rainfall or snow melt events, but becomes an impervious barrier in the event of an oil release. Barrier Boom is constructed from non-woven geotextile materials filled with Oil Solidifying Polymer Granules, a proprietary blend of several USDA food-grade polymers, and backed with Agent-X, a non-woven geotextile material with embedded within the fabric. Barrier Boom has become the accepted solution for SPCC Secondary Containment by professional engineers across the nation.

 

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Specifications 

  • Capacity Solidifies approximately a half gallon of oil per square foot depending on oil viscosity
  • Application Solidifies approximately a half gallon of oil per square foot depending on oil viscosity
  • Description • Contains 12 to 16 oz. of loose polymers per square foot
    • Solidifies approximately a half gallon of oil per square foot depending on oil viscosity
    • UV resistance of 70%
    • Oxidation resistance of 80%
    • No special tools required, your equipment remains fully energized
    • Little or no maintenance required
    • Eliminates the need for concrete walls, sump pump systems, oil-water separators, and pits
  • Compliance Meets SPCC requirement 40 CFR 112.7(C)

Full Description 

Barrier Boom is the ideal solution for providing Secondary Containment as required by 40 CFR 112.7 (C) SPCC. Barrier Boom has been installed and PE Certified more than 8,000 times over the past decade in substations for the electric utility industry and other applications around the world. Applications for Secondary Containment with Barrier Boom include Wind Farm pad-mounted transformers, oil-filled equipment storage areas, bulk fuel and oil storage areas—all without the use of concrete walls, sump pumps, and oil-water separator systems. Barrier Booms can be used with clay and vinyl liner systems in non-impervious subsurface applications.

Potentially reduces containment cost by 50% to 80% (on average) over alternative methods

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Basic Concepts has the ability to customize our products for many of your specific applications. Whatever your requirements, our custom solution will be durable enough for the most stringent spill control requirements. We are committed to providing the best solution for your needs. We will be happy to customize this or any other spill berm to satisfy any of your size requirements and applications.


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