5 Ways to Contain Transformer Oil Leaks

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Feb 1, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Over time transformers age and develop leaks from aging gaskets, rusting and stressed joints, along with a host of other problems that can increase.

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Topics: oil spill, spilltration

Oil Spill Kit Check List

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Dec 28, 2016 8:30:00 AM

As you know, we have a great deal of experience manufacturing and delivering a wide range of spill kits designed for nearly every type of spill. This includes kits designed for general purpose, chemical, oil only, and hazardous materials spills.

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Topics: oil spill, oil spill emergency, spill kits

Three Reasons Why Spilltration Booms, Rugs Are More Effective Than White Sorbents

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Nov 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM

The three big reasons that Spilltration™ booms and rugs are more effective than white sorbents are: much higher absorption capacity in the rain; dramatically lower storage requirements; and savings of time, money, and the environment.

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Topics: rain, oil spill, spilltration

A Better Oil Spill Solution for the Rain

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Nov 23, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Oil spills in the rain can be particularly challenging. The oil rises to the top of the water and quickly spreads. Plus, old fashioned white sorbents don’t work in the rain. The rainwater actually creates a barrier on the white sorbent and the oil runs off—exactly what you’re trying to prevent.

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Topics: rain, oil spill

Key Tools for Cleaning Up an Oil Spill in the Rain

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Oct 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

As I noted in my last post, “An Overview of Oil Spills,” while the largest oil spills in the world gain all the news, minor spills and leaks that happen daily can have a much greater impact over time. Add rain to the mix and you really have a challenge on your hands. 

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Topics: rain, oil spill

An Overview of Oil Spills

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Sep 28, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Many of the largest oil spills in the world are caused by tanker accidents. From Deepwater Horizon to Exxon Valdez, you’ve seen it all on the news. From there, oil spills move on to train accidents and pipelines.

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Topics: oil spill