Spilltration SmooshKits: The Convenience of a Spill Kit, but Smooshed to fit anywhere!

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Oct 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Convenience is always an important factor when thinking about any product. There are no spill kits more convenient than the Spilltration SmooshKit. Vacuum sealed, these easy to store kits are the key to handling spills on the road or at an unfortunate location. When a traditional spill kit is too big to fit where you need it to, the SmooshKit is the perfect amount of portable.

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Topics: sorbents, oil spills, spilltration, spill kits, industrial absorbents, oil spill cost

Six Stats About the Effectiveness of White Sorbents in the Rain

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Oct 5, 2018 8:30:00 AM

White sorbents have been used to mop up spills in the rain for decades. They can be very effective and make up a significant number of the products we provide. They are designed to absorb oil, not water.  

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Topics: oil spills, oil absorbent pads, white sorbents

The Revolutionary Spill Shammy - Money Saving and Sheen Erasing Miracle

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Jun 11, 2018 5:30:33 PM

Many of you are still using lightweight traditional absorbents for small spills or in an effort to remove that rainbow sheen from wet asphalt and waterways. I have been in this business for 25 years and the solution to this problem has always escaped us until now!

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Topics: spill emergency, oil spill cost, spill kit, oil spill

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

10 Main Types of Sorbents for Oil Spills in Water

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Jan 25, 2017 8:30:00 AM

There are two main processes for capturing oil using sorbents: retention on the surface of the sorbent and retention within the sorbent. 

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Topics: oil spills, sorbents

How to Fireproof Your Spill Control Emergency Plan

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Jan 18, 2017 8:30:00 AM

A big part of a typical spill control plan addresses secondary containment of any leaks from storage drums. This typically involves spill containment pallets and decks as well as containment berms and drain seals. 

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Topics: steel pallets, fire

How Much It Costs to Clean Up an Oil Spill

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Jan 11, 2017 8:30:00 AM

The simple answer to how much it costs to clean up an oil spill is thousands to millions to billions of dollars. It is, of course, not a simple question. And, there can be no simple answers.

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Topics: oil spill cost

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 Spilltration™ Products You Need to Keep on Hand for Spill Emergencies

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Dec 21, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Be prepared.” This is not just the Boy Scout’s motto; it is what drives our entire industry. It’s all about preparing for those inevitable spill emergencies with the best products for your needs.

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Topics: spill emergency

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: spilltration, rain, oil spill