PVC, EVA, or maybe TPU? Learn about the differences in the construction of spill containment berms

Aluminum, black steel, acid-resistant steel. Each of these metals has different properties, a degree of corrosion resistance, and therefore a price. The situation is similar with plastics, and in the case of a “flexible” spill containment berm – with a technical fabric coating. Find out what are the main types of technical fabrics used in […]

Pillow flexible tanks

There are many ways to store liquids and the final choice depends on several main factors. There are tanks available on the market made of: reinforced concrete, steel, polypropylene, polyethylene. However, to transport a 100m³ tank on one pallet for several thousand euros and “assemble” it in 30 minutes – it’s only possible with the […]

Spill containment berms – what should you pay attention to?

After entering the phrase “spill containment berms” in the search engine, you will see a whole range of products made of various materials. Is it possible to use a tub made of stainless steel, polyethylene or made of “flexible” technical fabric for the storage of hazardous substances?

What should the capacity of the spill containment berm be?

What capacity should the spill containment berm have? Unfortunately, the answer to this question is “it depends”. The legal status in Poland regarding the safe storage of hazardous substances is still ambiguous in this respect. In the following article I will explain where this ambiguity comes from and what determines the capacity of the berm.