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SwiftWater

SwiftWater is an oil containment boom suitable for use in streams, rivers, canals, and roadside ditches. SwiftWater is lightweight and easily transported. It is typical for SwiftWater to be carried in the back of trucks and small containers ready for instant deployment. It is fitted with a cylindrical closed cell foam float, top tensions cable and galvanized ballast chain. American Marine, a division of Elastec, has been manufacturing quality floating boom and barrier products since 1967.

Manufactured in fully welded 22 oz PVC material and fitted with handles as well as being offered with a variety of accessories. The boom is supplied with ASTM compliant interchangeable end connectors for rapid coupling of sections.

SwiftWater Boom Spec Chart

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  • For rivers, streams, canals and ditches
  • Conforms to OPA90 specifications for rivers and canals
  • 22 oz PVC material

SwiftWater Boom Specification Chart
ModelSwiftWater
Height10 inch / 250 mm
Freeboard4 inch / 100 mm
Draft6 inch / 150 mm
Top Tension3/16 inch / 5 mm S.S. Cable
Bottom Tension3/16 inch / 5 mm Galv. Steel Chain
Weight0.8 lb/ft / 1.1 kg/m
Actual Breaking Strength5,800 lb / 2,630 kg

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