The American Fire Boom is a ceramic flotation boom, mainly used as a protective barrier in accidental marine fires. It retains its operating integrity through a unique high temperature resistant core and ceramic fabric components. This fire resistant boom can corral spilled oil on water and allows oil to be burned in place.
Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI) is a leading international contract manufacturer in providing cost effective, field tested and proven environmental & BMP products, and portable tanks.
The product variety includes turbidity curtains & silt barriers, dewatering bags & geotextile tubes, oil spill cleanup & spill containment equipment, debris and trash booms, pond liners, WWTP water control baffles, portable small scale incinerators, geotextile liners and natural fiber erosion control products, and portable collapsible static tanks. GEI serves in the following markets: North and South America, Canada, Caribbean, Europe, Middle East, and South Africa.
According to Mark Wilkie, president of Granite Environmental, Inc., “In an oil spill catastrophe like this huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico , it is essential not only to contain the oil but also to eliminate it. This American Fire Boom supports deliberate controlled combustion and allows oil on a water body to be burned in place. ”