Oil Spill Secondary Containment FAQs

Oil Spill Secondary Containment FAQs

Below you will find a series of industry frequently asked questions concerning the main components of secondary containment. Read on to find out more information about secondary containment or contact us today with your secondary containment question or request.

What materials does ACME offer for secondary containment berms?


ACME can manufacture secondary containment berms in 18, 22 and 24 ounce PVC fabrics as well as XR-5 8130 and 40 mil geomembrane materials. Depending on the hazardous material, different fabrics will be more suitable for the secondary containment berm. Custom fabric is available upon request.

What are the benefits of secondary containment?


Secondary containment is often times a low cost solution compared to the cost for cleaning up a spill. Secondary containment enables recovery of spilled material, complies with regulations and prevents environmental contamination to groundwater, surface water and soil.

What are the typical secondary containment berm sizes ACME manufactures?


ACME can manufacture any size of secondary containment. Please reference the secondary containment berm page (https://acmeboom.com/products/secondary-containment) for our standard berm sizes.

What types of berms does ACME manufacture?


ACME manufactures foam wall, braced berms and aluminum angle berms.

My berm has been damaged, does ACME offer a berm repair kit?


Yes, ACME offers a standard berm repair kit that includes 6 SF of fabric, 1 heat gun, 1 roller and 1 repair toolbox.