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Tests   

MARBOOM "First  Response"
shows its superior performance at its first official presentation, the SFT "Staten's forurensnings-tilsyn" (Oil Response Research Dept., Norway) in 1998.  SFT is the leading research and testing authority in Scandinavia for oil response equipment.  MARBOOM was tested under variations in paramount factors such as oil emulsion, oil quality, wave size, current strength and temperature.
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1. Checking the boom
before deployment.
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2. The flotation
chambers always fold
against the  current.
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3. 100% of the
freeboard floats over
the oily water surface.
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4. Evaluating
performance in mild to 
strong current.
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5. The boom rides
approximately 20"
(50cm) high waves.
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6. All surface oil is
contained in
28"  (70 cm) high waves.
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7. No air is lost when
one flotation chamber
is  punctured.
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8. No air is lost in the
other  flotation
chambers.
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9. No oil passed the
punctured boom in
higher waves.
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10. No oil passed by
also with 3 punctured
flotation chambers.
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11. Punctured
performance in 20"
(50 cm) high waves.
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12. All qualities
proved the credibility
of the system.
     
 
 
 
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