Heavy Duty Boom

The Heavy Duty Boom is a robust and durable air inflated rubber boom that covers the increasing demand for offshore operations and for permanent installations at e.g. oil terminals, refineries and power plants. Moreover, the HDB can be utilized in all climatic conditions and environments, including Arctic conditions.

The boom is manufactured utilizing two layers of synthetic fabric that are vulcanized together with four layers of UV and oil resistant synthetic rubber. The stiffeners, anchoring points and ASTM fixing plates are vulcanized between the fabric layers of the boom. These features ensure robust structure, in addition to easy cleaning and maintenance. The boom is equipped with yellow stripes and reflectors for improved visibility. The ballast chain is a hot dip galvanized steel chain that gives strength, correct and stable deployment in sweeping operations, and facilitates excellent sea keeping properties. The patented Lamor F1 air valve makes the inflation and deflation by a single operator of the HDB significantly easier and quicker. The F1 air valve features a flat design with an incorporated airlock without removable parts.

The HDB is a reliable and durable boom and has been e.g. permanently deployed at several refineries worldwide for over a decade in harsh climatic conditions with very low maintenance required.

For detailed product information please find PDF-copies of product specification sheets under the Downloadables-section.

Technical Specifications

Height 900-2000 mm 35-79 in
Section length 50/100 m 164/328 ft ft
Freeboard 350-560 mm 14-22 in
Draft 450-1160 mm 18-46 in
Weight 8.1-17.1 kg/m 5.4-11.5 lbs/ft
Ballast chain DIN 763 10 / 13 mm 3/8 / 1/2 in
Air chamber length 3 m 9.8 ft
Base fabric EP 315 / EP 400
Tensile strength 12.000 / 20.000 N/5cm 2654 / 4484 lbf/2 in
End connector ASTM Z, F962 as standard

Features and Benefits

  • For use in offshore, permanent installations, rivers with high currents and in U-sweep
  • Patented F1 air valves for easy inflation and deflation by single operator
  • Low maintenance and easy cleaning

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