6x12x100 (Yellow)


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Additional information

Weight 125 lbs
Dimensions 80 × 29 × 32 in

Often referred to as, “Contractor Boom,” is 6×12 Oil Spill Containment Boom is the most popular of all the sizes out there! Its 6 inch closed-cell foam float and 12 inch skirt give it the widest range of versatility and it can be used anywhere from streams, to rivers, and even large lakes. It is also often called 18″ Containment Boom, or 19″ Containment Boom when a top cable ballast is included. If you’re planning to use this in high wind and current areas, a top cable ballast is recommended.

6×12 Oil Spill Containment Boom Specifications:

  • 6″ Diameter Flotation
  • 12″ Skirt Depth
  • 1/4″ / 5/16″ / 3/8″ Galvanized Chain Ballast
  • 22 oz. or 24oz. PVC coated fabric: orange or yellow
  • ASTM aluminum quick latch (Z) or slide couplers are recommended
  • Top tension cable available on request

Boom Fabric Information and Choices

Recommended Section Lengths: 50′ and 100′

Recommended Use: 6″ x 12″ Oil Spill Containment Boom is used on lakes or open bodies of water where wind creates significant wave action. Under normal conditions, total section lengths should not exceed 500′ without a top tension member.


6″ x 12″ Oil Spill Containment Boom


Freeboard 6″
Draft 12″
Boom Height 18″
Standard Length 50′-100′
End Connectors ASTM “Z” or slide
Floatation Solid ethafoam type flotation
Weight 1.7 lbs/foot
Ballast Material 1/4″ Galvanized chain
Tension Member Strength (Ballast Chain) 5,000 lbs
Tension Member Strength (Fabric) 21,500 lbs
Tension Member Strength (Top Cable [Optional]) 9,800 lbs
Total Strength 26,500 lbs (36,300 lbs)

Not Sure What Size You Need? We Can Help!

ACME Environmental has over 55 years of experience in manufacturing oil spill boom and all of our team members would be happy to answer your questions. Let us help you find the perfect size and length of containment boom to fit your needs.

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