HEAVY-DUTY OIL CONTAINMENT SYSTEM, PENUMATIC BARRIER SYSTEM. PART I.

The report presents the results of studies and tests of a pneumatic heavy duty oil containment system. Deployment is accomplished using large Coast Guard vessels or navy salvage ships. The design is intended for long deployment periods. The barrier design described uses a pneumatic curtain to contain the oil. The curtain air is provided by raft mounted compressors in juxtaposition to the submerged perforated pipe. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Wilson Industries, Incorporated

    Oil Containment Division
    Houston, TX  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Houser, J R
  • Publication Date: 1971-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 576 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00016688
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USCG-714102/A/004
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-00490-A
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1972 12:00AM