Oil Stop Auto boom is designed to be used in conjunction with the Foilex 250 Skimming System in open water. The boom will be used as a containment skirt off of a support vessel for deployment of the Foilex skimmer into the pocket. The Oil Stop Offshore Auto boom is stored on reels in the oil/water separator of the Foilex skimming system in 300 ft. sections.
Oil Stop, Inc.
|Model||Air Max II
Offshore auto boom
|Boom type||Curtain, pressure inflated||Floatation||Cylinder (segmented) internal inflatable|
|Freeboard (in)||18"||Draft (in)||25"|
|Boom height (in)||43"||Standard length (ft)||100'
|Skirt material||Urethane coated polyester||End connectors||ASTM|
|Weight (lb/ft)||4.0 lbs/ft||Ballast weight (lb/ft)||2.8 lbs/ft|
|Total strength (lbs)||56,500 lbs||Operating environment/limitations||The boom is capable of operating in open water (waves of 6 ft.) but is limited by vessel constraints, safety issues, and skimming capabilities while working in open water.|
|C-130||DC-6||DC-3||737||Beaver||Otter||Cessna 206||Cessna 185||Heli||Barge||Tug (only)||Lrg F/V||Sm F/V||Pickup|
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