Peat Sorb™ is an environmentally friendly oil absorbent product from Western Canada.
The pillows and socks are filled with Peat Sorb™ that can be used to contain oil spills and seepage.
Peat Sorb™ is a modified peat product with a moisture content of 7% – 10%. When dried to this level it repels water and absorbs oil on contact.
Peat Sorb™ is equally effective on land and water.
Peat Sorb™ is non-leaching. A hydrocarbon absorbed into Peat Sorb™ is retained until it degrades.
Peat Sorb™ is a humic mass that is already biodegraded; it will not break down further if disposed of in a landfill site.
Peat Sorb™ is lightweight for easy handling and transportation.
Peat Sorb™ is non-abrasive. It can be used around machinery without fear of damage to metal, plastic or rubber parts.
Peat Sorb™ pads and rolls retain more oil than the leading polypropylene.
Peat Sorb™ can be applied manually or mechanically.
Peat Sorb™ will pick up a full range of petroleum products from crude oil to gasoline and has been used to solidify and absorb resins, PCB’s, coal tars, fatty acids and hydrocarbon based inks
Pound for pound Peat Sorb™ is about eight times as effective as clay based “kitty litter” type sorbents.
Peat Sorb™ products will not attract insects or rodents.
Peat Sorb™ has been tested in independent laboratories and meets the requirement of the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure, the Paint Filter Test and the Liquid Release Test.
Peat Sorb™ is an effective vapour suppressant.
Peat Sorb™ can be buried or burned in most jurisdictions subject to restrictions that may apply if it has been used to clean up hazardous waste.
Peat Sorb™ products provide a comprehensive approach to meeting long standing environmental responsibilities and new legal requirements.
Peat Sorb™ products are used daily around the world in ships, factories, transportation facilities, ports, refineries, garages, boats and golf courses; the products are available from local stocking distributors.