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Clean up hazardous liquids quickly with spill kits

Oil spillages can create a lot of problems if they’re not cleaned up quickly. For cleaning up oil spills, you need to make sure that you have a spill kit ready. Spill kits contain absorbent pads and socks which help to absorb oil and other fluids. Nowadays, you will find various types of absorbents, so you can buy one which best suits your requirements.

Three main types of spill kits:

• The first type is known as a universal or general spill kit, which means that they can easily absorb a variety of liquids.

• Oil only kit – If you have substances which mainly comprise of hydrocarbons, fuel and oil then oil only absorbents are perfect for you, as these absorbents soak hydrocarbons and repel water.

• Hazmat spill kits can be used to absorb water based liquids, acid and also hydrocarbons.

When buying spill kits, you also need to consider the safety or protective tools that are included. This includes gloves, glasses and masks. You can also opt for individual spill kits, which are perfect for any small spills.

In addition to this, there are also drum kits for larger spills. These kits come in various sizes, so you need to consider the size of any potential spillages before buying spill kits.

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