Clay Absorbent vs SpillFix Absorbent
Clay absorbents, of which the most popular is oil dri (commonly referred to by industry as kitty litter) are widely used to deal with spill cleanups.
These absorbents have their limitations and cannot be used in many instances because they can be reactive to many types of chemical and other spills. Clay absorbents are very heavy, has to be left on spills for some time and are also dusty with carcinogenic Silica dust.
Recommended for better spill management is switching to using SpillFix universal spill absorbents. SpillFix absorbs and encapsulates the spill, whereas clay absorbents only get coated with the spill.
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Heavy 25lb, 40lb and 60lb bags of Clay has to be picked up and carted to the spill. Most times the entire bag is used on the spill regardless of the size of the spill.
SpillFix is a lightweight concentrated super absorbent. In most instances only about a handful of SpillFix will do the job instead of an entire heavy 25lb bag of Clay.
Clay cannot soak up a spill instantly, it must be left on the spill for a long time, creating an unsafe no-go zone.
SpillFix Organic Universal Absorbent absorbs spills instantly. You do not leave it down or wait for hours.
Large quantity of hazardous waste is created each time a spill occurs.
Waste produced by spill and absorbent reduced by 75%.
THE SCIENCE OF SPILLFIX
SpillFix is formulated from premium coir. Coir (also known as coir fiber pith) is free of any chemicals and toxins. It is sustainable produce from coconut husks.
SpillFix has a unique, highly absorbent porous structure unlike anything else. Each particle resembles a small sponge with an astounding natural structure that creates an incredible surface area. An area estimated to be 244,000 ft2 per gallon unit volume. This makes SpillFix at least four times more absorbent than any other industrial absorbent. Pictured is SpillFix material (image magnification X350).