Accession Number:

AD0719278

Title:

Heavy-Duty Oil Containment System, Pneumatic Barrier System. Part 1

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

WILSON INDUSTRIES INC HOUSTON TX OIL CONTAINMENT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

578.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE