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Oil Spill Products | Oil and Chemical absorbents
Oct 12

Absorbents or Sorbents are a variety of materials used to soak up and remove oils and chemicals.  Three types of absorbent exist; Organic absorbents Organic absorbents are generally considered to be the kindest to the earth and are manufactured from sustainable sources such as cellulose, sawdust, wood, straw, coir etc. Some organic absorbents can be by-products from industry such as saw dust.  Whilst these absorbents have good absorption properties, they are usually in loose lightweight form which tends to be a problem outdoors due to the effects of wind.  Organic absorbents unless treated will also absorb water.  One of the...

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