The Elastec EconoMax floating barrier is lightweight and compact, designed for deployment in protected and calm waters. The flat panel floats allow this boom to be folded into neat parcels that can easily be stored in vehicles and trucks, ready for quick deployment by hand. American Marine, a division of Elastec, has been manufacturing quality floating boom and barrier products since 1967. Fill out our questionnaire and tell us about your project.

Elastec manufactures EconoMax containment barrier in fully welded PVC material. The barrier is fitted with handles and anchor points and is offered with a variety of accessories such as anchors, lights, carry bags, repair kits, towing sets and reflectors. It conforms to the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 for calm and protected water.

EconoMax Spec Chart

Optional Accessories: Anchor Sets, Tow Bridle, Marker Lights, Boom Stand Off Units, Repair Kits, Alternative Connectors.

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EconoMax Boom Specification Chart

Height16 in / 400 mm
Freeboard6 in / 150 mm
Draft10 in / 250 mm
Top TensionN/A
Bottom Tension3/16 in / 5 mm Galv. Steel Chain
Weight1.2 lb/ft - 1.8 kg/m
Actual Breaking Strength1,800 lb / 818 kg

Floating Barrier Questionnaire

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