Oil Stop Inflatable Boom
Elastec Air Max Ocean Boom
AirBoom SCS

Open Water (Off Shore Inflatable) Boom


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.


Manufacture(s) Elastec
Oil Stop, Inc.
Model Air Max II
Offshore auto boom
AirBoom SCS
Boom type Curtain, pressure inflated Floatation Cylinder (segmented) internal inflatable
Freeboard (in) 18" Draft (in) 25"
Boom height (in) 43" Standard length (ft) 100'
82'AirBoom SCS
Skirt material Urethane coated polyester End connectors ASTM
Weight (lb/ft) 4.0 lbs/ft Ballast weight (lb/ft) 2.8 lbs/ft
Color Orange Ballast material Chain
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.

Transportation Modes

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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Locations & Quantities

Zone 1

55°23'47.94"N 131°43'45.85"W

Zone 5

57°06'53.48"N 135°23'31.89"W

Samson Barge Yard