Project Description

To design and manufacture a combination of containment booms that can be hand carried to specific incidents and deployed rapidly with ease.

Project Overview

Date: May, 2009
Location:   Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Features Summary

Materials used:
Design:
Production:
Ballast:
Connectors:
Each boom is 10.0m long
Fire Resistant 610gsm PVC
Closed Cell PE Foam
6mm Galvanised chain
Universal connectors with toggle pins

Project Summary

  • A combination of standard containment and fence booms were used
  • Booms are designed to fit within bags for rapid deployment and easy storage
  • The Assise® booms were tested against six domestic and international competitors on several occassions and under severe conditions up to 6 knots

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