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The absorbent you need for the oil field industry
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The absorbent you need for the oil field industry

When choosing the right absorbent to contain your oil spills into the environment, price should be the last determining factor.  Far to often, companies choose the cheapest absorbent to meet their need for responding to a critical situation like an spill. Cheap rarely mean the best in anything, unless it’s all that you can afford. ...

Selecting the best parts washer for your shop
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Selecting the best parts washer for your shop

Selecting the best parts washer for your shop can be a challenge. One of the biggest issues facing any M.R.O. facility is finding a good parts washer and service program.  At Phase III, we like to take all of the mystery, frustration and hardships out of your parts washer operations.  We can provide you with...

How to deal with oil stains on concrete
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How to deal with oil stains on concrete

So, you have some oil stains on your concrete… One of the most popular questions that we are asked at Phase III is, “How do I clean oil stains on my driveway?”.  My typical response is, “Did you fix what was leaking on your driveway?”, because it is no use cleaning your driveway, if something is...

Oil absorbent pads can make your shop life easier.
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Oil absorbent pads can make your shop life easier.

Using polypropylene pads to clean-up spill in your shop, may be one of the easiest ways to clean-up a spill in the shop.  There are many different types of absorbent material on the market today to help you respond to an oil leak or spill and polypropylene pads have an advantage over other types of...

Oil Sponge- The Fastest Way to Absorb a Spill
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Oil Sponge- The Fastest Way to Absorb a Spill

We always say that Oil Sponge is “The Fastest Way to Absorb a Spill” and we stand behind that.  Before we talk about Oil Sponge, we need to talk about the standard granular oil absorbents used in the MRO industry today (standard because it is cheap by money standards), commonly referred to as “kitty litter”...

Beware of the amazing “table top demo”
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Beware of the amazing “table top demo”

Watch out for false claims of efficacy!  There are so many great technologies out there, which seem like they are the next great thing in absorbents.  However, as dramatic as the “table top” demonstration is, the reality of using it on a major spill is so ridiculous and costly.  Oil companies are not going to...

Not all cleaners are created equal…
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Not all cleaners are created equal…

Often I am asked why our cleaners cost so much and my reply is usually, “What do you mean, they cost so much?”  For some reason, people think that, because one cleaner that they use and like, cost $20 per gallon, that ours should cost the same amount or less.  They usually ask me to...