Floating Barriers


Floatex Floating Barriers include the Reel Type Series PBAV, TPR Oil Booms and TPR PE Oil Booms.

The TPR series realised in standard length of 25,0 meters each with total height of 1,0 meter of which 0,3 m approx. freeboard and 0,7 m approx. immersed, are suitable for use
as permanent oil boom in exposed areas. They are composed of a support cloth in polyester with high resistance to tear and tearing, covered with PVC stabilised to the light and treated to be flame resistant following class 2.

The FLOATEX anti-pollution barriers of the PBAV series are designed for temporary open-sea installation in long continuous lines. The barrier is constructed of a PVC covered material with high resistance to tearing, marine agents, ultraviolet light and a large range of pollutants. Floatation is provided by specially designed elements of closed cell expanded Polyurethane. The floatation modules, with moulded-in ballast, are fitted into vertical pockets in the skirt, their rigidity ensuring the vertical stability of the

This construction has permitted FLOATEX to realize an extremely compact streamlined barrier with no external elements which may be torn off during installation or form propagation points for marine organism growth. The thickness of the skirt material and the quick release connection system in stainless steel between sections ensures a high tension resistance.


  • Category: Marine & Offshore
  • Company Name: Floatex SRL

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