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Absorbent Technical Specs

Product type: Foam
                     *Indefinite shelf life

Specs for every one square foot of product:
Dry Weight: .25 (quarter pound)
Absorption Volume: 1036oz. or 30.69 liters
                               *Based on reusability feature

Elephant Sponge features
Flexible and Light weight but will maintain its shape

High tensile strength- can be handle in harsh environments

Captures fluids and will not leak until oil is removed

Selective- will only absorb petroleum based products and will reject water

Attracts petroleum products and will clean oil and sheen from the environment

Size and Absorption Schedule

Size

Thickness

Dry Weight

Absorption

Spill Size

(LxW)

(inches)

(lbs)

Volume (fl. Oz)

(gallons)

12 X 12

1

0.1

1,036

<50

 

2

0.3

2,073

<50

 

3

0.4

3,109

50-100

24x24

1

0.5

4,145

50-100

 

2

1.0

8,290

100-200

 

3

1.6

12,435

150-300

36x36

1

1.2

9,326

100-200

 

2

2.3

18,653

150-300

 

4

4.7

37,305

300-500

48x48

2

4.1

33,160

300-500

 

4

8.3

66,320

500+

 

6

12.4

99,480

500+


SORBENCY AND COST COMPARISON SCHEDULE

      1.     Pick up ratio refers to the amount of hydrocarbon based fluids each pad will pick               up and hold, relative to its weight.
      2.     Based on reusing the sponge a minimum of 20 times.
      3.     Average hazardous waste disposal cost of double weight “diapers”.

NOTE: ONE ELEPHANT SPONGE, USED TO ITS FULLEST POTENTIAL, CAN ABSORB MORE HYDROCARBON FLUID THAN AN ENTIRE 100 PACKBUNDLE OF THE DOUBLE-WEIGHT “DIAPERS

 

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