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TEAL-SORB vs. Oil-dri® Premium Absorbent

Objective:  To compare the absorbency characteristics of the standard formulation TEAL-SORB
(2# BAG) with that of a 50# bag of Oil-Dri® Premium, a clay based absorbent.

Teal-Sorb Absorbent

Test Procedure:  One gallon of 30 weight engine oil poured on concrete. 

RESULTS
  Teal-Sorb® Oil-Dri®

Volume of Fluid absorbed

1 Gallon

1 Gallon

Spill Diameter (approx.)

4 Feet

4 Feet

Product used

2.5 pounds

35 pounds

Flat shovel loads needed to lift absorbed waste to container

 2

 12

Clean up time

6 minutes

15 minutes

Total pounds for disposal

9.75 pounds

42.5 pounds

Conclusion:  TEAL-SORB results in a substantial reduction in product used, clean-up time, and weight left for disposal.

Other TEAL-SORB engineered products:

  • TEAL-SORB EQ Cost effective package size equivalent in capacity to a 40 or 50 pound bag of commodity clay product.
  • TEAL-SORB AQ for highly aqueous spills.
  • TEAL-SORB SR for body fluids or other potentially infectious wastes.
  • TEAL-SORB OR for odorous spills.
  • TEAL-SORB AC for acidic spills.
  • TEAL-SORBBS for Basic or Alkaline spills.
  • TEAL-SORB FR for flammable or combustible spills.
  • TEAL-SORBSlick Stopper for reclamation of petroleum spills on water bodies.
  • INK-DRY Especially formulated super absorbent for today’s range of commercial printing inks.
  • TEALSOCKS available as socks for dam formation in lengths from 4 to 20 feet.
  • TEALPILLOWS available as Pillows in sizes from 2 sq.ft. to 16 sq.ft.


TEAL-SORB is a unique, engineered mineral alternative to today's spill response technologies. Unlike clay, cellulose, polypropylene, and other agricultural based solutions such as Oil-Dri, TEAL-SORB is designed to bring virtually any liquid into its structure and "lock" it away. With an average weight of 6 pounds per cubic foot, TEAL-SORB is capable of absorbing up to 7 times its own weight in liquid.  The liquid is then captured leaving behind a residue free surface, and a manageable clump of absorbed material.


Other Teal-Sorb Products:

Teal-Sorb Absorbent
  • TEAL-SORB - General All-Purpose Absorbent
  • TEAL-SORB FR - Fire Retard for flammable or combustible spills
  • TEAL-SORB SR - Disinfecting Absorbent for body fluids or other potentially infectious wastes
  • TEAL-SORB AC - For Acidic Spills
  • TEAL-SORB BS - For base or alkaline spills
  • TEAL-SORB AQ - For highly aqueous spills
  • TEAL-SOCKS - Available as socks for dam formation in lengths from 4 to 20 feet
  • TEAL-PILLOWS - Hydrophobic Pillows available in sizes from 2 square feet to 16 square feet
  • SPILL KITS - Complete with absorbent, gloves, disposal bag, dust broom and pan.
1 Gallon Shaker

Part# Listing
Product Packaging
# per Unit
Teal-Sorb
Teal-Sorb FR
Teal-Sorb SR
Teal-Sorb AC
Teal-Sorb BS
Teal-Sorb AQ
16 oz Shaker
10/Box
-
-
37WSR7
-
-
-
1 Gallon Bag
20/Box
37WTS0
37WFR0
37WSR0
37WAC0
37WBS0
-
1 Gallon Shaker
36/Box
37WTS1
-
37WSR1
37WAC1
37WBS1
-
2 Gallon Bag
120/Skid
37WTS2
37WFR2
37WSR2
37WAC2
37WBS2
-
5 Gallon Bag
60/Skid
37WTS3
37WFR3
-
37WAC3
37WBS3
37WAQ3
5 Gallon Pail
18/Skid
37WTS4
37WFR4
37WSR4
37WAC4
37WBS4
-
30 Gallon Fiber Drum
6/Skid
37WTS5
37WFR5
37WSR5
37WAC5
37WBS5
37WAQ5
For prices email sales@thecarycompany.com or call ph#630-376-2400.

Spill Clean Up and Disposal

Teal-Sorb Usage Instructions:
TEAL-SORB is best applied to a spill by opening the container on or near the ground next to the spill.  With a stiff bristle brush or broom, push TEAL-SORB into the spill.  Brush back and forth over the spill in a circular motion until the spill is removed.  Should more fluid or residue be present, add more TEAL-SORB to the area and repeat the process.  Absorbed product must then be disposed according to local, state, federal, and international regulations and guidelines.  The application of TEAL-SORB in extreme wind conditions should be avoided due to the lightweight properties of the product.

NOTE ABOUT COMBUSTIBLE & FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS:  When absorbing any flammable or combustible liquid, TEAL-SORB will greatly reduce the vapor trail associated with that liquid.  TEAL-SORB may reduce the ability of the absorbed liquid to ignite or explode but will not prevent it completely.  Use plenty of absorbent on such spills.  After such liquids are absorbed, store in an appropriate container, outside, and with good ventilation.  Add plenty of water to the container to greatly reduce the risk of fire or an explosion.  Should a fire break out after TEAL-SORB has absorbed a flammable liquid, plenty of water may be used to successfully extinguish the flames.  For routine absorption of flammable and combustible liquids, TEAL-SORB FR must be used (Product Patent Pending)!  TEAL-SORB FR has “fire resistant” properties and is much safer to use on combustible & flammable liquid spills.


Compatibility Chart
Fluid
Teal-Sorb
Teal-Sorb SR (Disinfecting Absorbent)
Teal-Sorb FR (Fire Retardant)
Teal-Sorb AC (Acid Neutralizing)
Teal-Sorb BS (Alkaline Neutralizing
Oils
X
       
Greases
X
       
Diesel Fuel
X
 
X
   
Gasoline
X
 
X
   
Racing Fuels
X
 
X
   
Antifreeze and other Glycols
X
       
DowTherm
X
       
Inks & Dyes
X
 
X
   
Solvents
X
       
Pesticides and Herbicides
X
       
Alcohols
X
 
X
   
Aldehydes
X
 
X
   
Acids (except Hydrofluoric Acid)
X
   
X
 
Caustic Soda, Potassium Hydroxide & other strong bases
X
     
X
Aromatic Hydrocarbons i.e.; Benzene, Toluene & Xylene
X
       
Paints
X
       
Blood
X
X
     
Vomit
X
X
     
Urine
X
X
     
Stool
X
X
     
Infectious Waste/Pathogenic Waste
X
X
     
Polymer Monomers
X
 
X
   
Mercury
X
       
Solutions with high metal content
X
       
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
X
       

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For prices on any of our Absorbents, email sales@thecarycompany.com
or call ph#630-376-2400.



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