Non-Absorbent Oil Spill & Containment Booms

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Water Containment Booms & Barriers


For Shallow and Calm Waters | Freeboard 4" Draft 6"

Description: For calm, shallow water areas. Very lightweight and can easily be transported. Fitted with a cylindrical closed cell foam float and has galvanized ballast chain.

Conforms to OPA90 specs. Available in 25 foot, 50 foot and 100 foot lengths. Each section is fitted with sturdy, marine grade, aluminum quick connectors.

Uses: For calm water in small streams, canals, roadside ditches and shallow water areas. For more technical information see order page.

Simplex - Oil Booms - Non-Absorbent


For Shoreline and Coastal Protection | Freeboard 6" Draft 12"

Description: This is the industry standard for oil containment booms. Features a high buoyancy reserve provided by stable log floats. Light weight and reliable construction. Can easily be moved for boat traffic.

The boom is fitted with handles and anchor points. Heavy duty marine-grade connectors. UV resistant 22-ounce vinyl-coated polyester material.

Uses: For shoreline and coastal protection. Additional technical information on order page.

EconoMax - Oil Spill Containment Boom - Non-Absorbent


For Calm and Protected Waters | Freeboard 6" Draft 10"

Description: Lightweight and compact. Inexpensive. Closed cell foam panels. Can be folded into sections due to the flat panels. Store in vehicles, boats or trucks for quick deployment by hand. Welded 22 ounce PVC material. Freeboard is 6 inches and draft is 10 inches. Available in three lengths.

This boom has handles and anchor points. Available accessories include anchors, lights, repair kits, carry bags, towing sets and reflectors. Easily cleaned with detergents or power washing.

Uses: Use on calm and protected water when you have debris and oil to contain. For use on inland waterways, marinas and harbors. Floats on water. Contains all hydrocarbons such as oil, gasoline, diesel, lubricating oils and fuel oil as well as debris. Additional product information on order page.

Optimax I & II - Oil Spill Equipment Boom - Non-Absorbent

marine boom

For Rivers, Streams & Near Shore Where Fast Currents May Exist

Optimax I: Freeboard 7" Draft 12" | Optimax II: Freeboard 8" Draft 12

Description: Features closed cell foam buoyancy. Fitted with steel cables that provide high tensile strength for towing and fast water applications. Bottom tension is galvanized chain. Top tension galvanized cable.

This oil spill equipment boom is also fitted with handles and anchor points. Accessories include anchors, lights, repair kits, towing sets and reflectors.

Uses: Typically used in ports, harbors, rivers and estuaries. Ideal for fast currents and for long term deployments. More technical information on order page.

Containment Boom Product Comparison Chart

  Economax Super Swamp Simplex Optimax I Optimax II
Height Over All 16" 10" 18" 19" 20"
(Above Surface)
6" 4" 6" 7" 8"
(Below Surface)
10" 6" 12" 12" 12"
Foam Flotation rectangular round round round round
Top Tension N/A N/A N/A 1/4"cable 1/4"cable
Bottom Tension 3/16"chain 3/16"chain 1/4"chain 5/16"chain 5/16"chain
Breaking Strength 1800 Lbs 1800 Lbs 5000 Lbs 6400 Lbs 6400 Lbs
Weight Per Ft 1.2 lbs 1 lb 1.7 lbs 2 lbs 2.2 lbs


Standard on all oil spill containment booms is heavy-duty 22 ounce PVC fabric. Chains and cables are galvanized. Connectors are aluminum universal slide type with toggle pins attached. Handles and anchor points included with all oil spill booms. Standard color is yellow. Orange available upon request (possible longer lead time) for floating oil containment booms

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