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MaxiMax and MiniMax

Elastec MaxiMax and MiniMax oil spill fence booms are designed in a variety of sizes for rapid deployment from boom reels or racks. Elastec manufactures fence boom with added tension members combined with solid foam floatation. This oil and debris barrier is typically used for deployment in ports and harbors for surrounding vessels or protecting resources. The construction employs top and bottom tension members (cable on top and chain on bottom). 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.

MiniMax and MaxiMax booms are compact for easy storage on pallets or boom reels. This system is especially useful for ports and harbors where a quick response is required. These fence booms feature closed cell foam buoyancy panels, vertical stiffeners, galvanized chain ballast, stainless steel top tension cable, plus a choice of fabrics. Fence boom is typically used for static or low current applications.

MiniMax & MaxiMax Spec Chart

The closed-cell construction of these booms does not allow water to enter the float chambers. Manufactured in fully welded PVC material, this boom is fitted with handles and anchor points.

MaxiMax oil spill boom comes in standard section lengths of 50 ft / 15 m or 100 ft 30 m. MiniMax is also available in 25 ft / 7.5 m sections. Custom sizes are available upon request. The boom is supplied with ASTM compliant interchangeable end connectors for rapid coupling of sections. End connectors are fitted with sacrificial Zinc anodes.

Optional Accessories: Anchor Sets, Tidal Slides, Tow Bridle, Marker Lights, Boom Stand Off Units, Repair Kit, Alternative Connectors, Rack, Magnetic Connector.

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  • Available in six sizes
  • Can be wound on boom reels
  • Custom sizes are available upon request

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MiniMax & MaxiMax Boom Specification Chart
ModelMiniMaxMaxiMax - 25 inMaxiMax - 30 inMaxiMax - 36 inMaxiMax - 42 inMaxiMax - 44 in
Height17 in / 430 mm25 in / 635 mm30 in / 760 mm35 in / 910 mm42 in / 1,060 mm44 in / 1,100 mm
Freeboard6 in / 150 mm8 in / 200 mm10 in / 250 mm11 in / 280 mm15 in / 380 mm15.75 in / 400 mm
Draft11 in / 280 mm17 in / 430 mm20 in / 510 mm25 in / 635 mm27 in / 680 mm27.5 in / 700 mm
Top Tension3/16 in / 5 mm Stainless Cable1/4 in / 6 mm Stainless Cable1/4 in / 6 mm Stainless Cable1/4 in / 6 mm Stainless Cable5/16 in / 8 mm Stainless Cable5/16 in / 8 mm Stainless Cable
Bottom Tension3/16 in / 5 mm Galv. Steel Chain3/8 in / 10 mm Galv. Steel Chain3/8 in / 10 mm Galv. Steel Chain3/8 in / 10 mm Galv. Steel Chain1/2 in / 12 mm Galv. Steel Chain1/2 in / 12 mm Galv. Steel Chain
Weight1.2 lb/ft - 1.8 kg/m2.2 lb/ft - 3.3 kg/m2.6 lb/ft - 3.9 kg/m2.8 lb/ft - 4.2 kg/m5 lb/ft - 7.5 kg/m5 lb/ft - 7.5 kg/m
Actual Breaking Strength6,400 lb - 2,909 kg6,400 lb - 2,909 kg6,400 lb - 2,909 kg12,500 lb - 5,669 kg16,500 lb - 7,500 kg16,500 lb - 7,500 kg

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Containment boom reel

Containment Boom Reels

Oil containment boom reels are the fastest and most efficient means for storage, deployment and recovery of longer lengths of boom. Most of our reels have the ability to free-wheel to speed up deployment. Our boom reels may be hydraulic or manually operated and are suitable for both inflatable boom and some models of foam flotation boom.

Containment Boom Questionnaire

Thank you for considering the Elastec Containment Boom for your project. Please complete a few simple questions that will help define your requirement.

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