The FOB is designed to provide a quick and dependable means of oil containment and it is fast to deploy, lightweight, robust and easy to handle. The FOB is well suited for emergency deployment or permanent use in harbors or oil terminals. It is available in sizes varying from 350-1500 mm in total height. The FOB is supplied in 25m sections but can be modified to different section lengths.
The FOB is manufactured using highly visible red PVC coated woven 1100 dtex polyester, which is resistant to the effects of oils and sunlight. Each section incorporates reflectors, supplemented by light pouches and built in chaff for radar detection. The floatation is derived from resilient closed cell foam and a ballast chain is incorporated into the skirt.
The FOB can be supplied in storage racks, allowing sections to be pre-joined ready for rapid deployment or on powered reels holding up to 300m of boom for effortless deployment and recovery.