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Arctic Oil Spill Response

Arctic conditions are one of the most difficult environments for oil spill response operations. Elastec manufactures equipment to make this tough job easier. Our American Fireboom for insitu burning of oil (ISB) has been successfully tested in arctic conditions. Elastec Drum Skimmers are available with a steam heating system, and our SmartAsh portable incinerator is a source of heat while disposing of oily waste.

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    American Fireboom

    Elastec Fireboom Outperforms The Competition In the summer of 2010 we supported the controlled burn operation in the Gulf of Mexico to minimize the impact from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Several models of fire resistant oil containment boom were deployed in the early stages of the insitu burning, two of which (American Fireboom and […]

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    Steam Systems

    Elastec drum oil skimmers are uniquely available with a steam heating system for arctic oil spill response. Steam coils can be installed in the collection trough and sump. Heat is provided by a generator housed in a special trailer.

  • SmartAsh Card

    SmartAsh® cyclonic barrel burner is an innovative portable incinerator that meets EPA requirements for burning non-hazardous refuse. Simply load a 55 gallon (208 liter) open-head steel drum, light the load and clamp on the lid. A whirlwind of fire and intense heat is created inside the drum, burning refuse without smoke or smell. Combustion is complete, leaving 3% ash.

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    Deck Tank

    The Deck Tank is designed for temporary storage of liquids on the deck of a vessel. Since it is erected on the deck the tank is not vulnerable to punctures from floating debris or ice. The Deck Tank has supporting straps, internal baffles and stabilizing legs; it comes complete with anchor points.