EQUIPMENT

Chadux invests in Alaska by continually updating and maintaining its extensive equipment inventory to adequately prepare for any incident.

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CONTAINMENT

OCEAN BOOM

Used to contain, divert, or exclude oil in open water conditions. Chadux ocean boom comes in various sizes from 42” to 48” and is a mix of foam filled and in inflatable types.

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Ocean Boom

HARBOR BOOM

Used to contain, divert, or exclude oil from areas in calm water conditions. Chadux harbor boom comes in various sizes from 18” to 26”. Most Chadux harbor boom is foam lled with a 12” to 14” skirt and a top tension cable.

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Harbor Boom

FAST WATER BOOM

Used to contain, divert, or exclude oil in fast water conditions. Chadux fast water boom is 10” in total height and is foam filled.

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Fastwater Boom

shore seal BOOM

Used to create a seal at the shoreline when deploying containment boom. Shoreseal boom has two water-filled chambers at the bottom and an air-filled chamber at the top.

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Shoreseal Boom

ocean buster

Capable of collecting, containing and separating oil in open ocean environments at towing speeds (or currents) of up to 5 knots.

 

OCEAN BUSTER

harbor buster

Capable of collecting, containing and separating oil in protected nearshore ocean environments at towing speeds (or currents) of up to 3 knots.

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RECOVERY: MECHANICAL

Lamor 50 Skimmer

A high capacity oleophilic brush skimmer that may be used in stationary or advancing modes. Brushes rotate and lift oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water. Unit has DOP or lobe pump to move recovered product to storage.

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Lam 50 Skimmer

Lamor 30 Skimmer

An oleophilic brush skimmer that may be used in stationary or advancing modes. Brushes rotate and lift oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water. Unit has DOP pump to move recovered product to storage.

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Lam 30 skimmer

Lamor 12 Skimmer

A portable oleophilic brush skimmer that is best used in a stationary mode. Brushes rotate and lift oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water. Powerpack has a double diaphragm pump to move recovered product to storage.

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Lam 12 Skimmer

Aquaguard Triton RBS 35 skimmer

A portable oleophilic brush or drum skimmer that may be used in both stationary and advancing modes. The brushes or drum rotate and lift oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water. Chadux has two variations of this skimmer that have different EDRC values due to the pump capacity.

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Aquaguard Triton RBS 35 Skimmer

Elastec TDS-118 skimmer

A portable oleophilic drum skimmer that is best used in a stationary mode. Grooved drum rotates and lifts oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water. The unit is driven by a hydraulic powerpack and accompanied by a separate pump to move recovered product to storage.

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Elastec TDS-118 Skimmer

Crucial 1CD18H-24 coated drum skimmer

A portable oleophilic coated drum skimmer that is best used in a stationary mode. Skimmer is most effective on medium viscosity oils. The fiber coated drum rotates and lifts oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water. The unit is driven by a hydraulic powerpack and accompanied by a separate pump to move recovered product to storage.

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Crucial 1CD18H-24 Coated Drum Skimmer

Vikoma Star Mk II Skimmer

An oleophilic disc skimmer that is best used in a stationary mode. Steel discs rotate and lift oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water.

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Vikoma Star Mk II Skimmer

MW41 Rope mop skimmer

A stationary oleophilic skimmer that employs a polyethylene mop to lift oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water. Mop may be powered electrically or with a diesel engine. Recovered fluids drain into an open top drum.

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MW41 Rope Mop Skimmer

C24 Rope mop skimmer

A stationary oleophilic skimmer that employs a polyethylene mop to lift oil from the surface of the water, thus minimizing the collection of water. Mop is powered by a Yanmar diesel engine. Recovered fluids drain into a sump for transfer into temporary storage.

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C24 Rope Mop Skimmer

Skimpak 18000 skimmer

A shallow draft weir type skimmer for use on light viscosity oils. Skimmer head acts as an oil-water separator for thick deposits of oil, which is then pumped into storage. Deploy in calm waters.

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Skimpak 18000 Skimmer

Desmi Minimax skimmer

A shallow draft weir type skimmer for use on light viscosity oils. Skimmer head acts as an oil-water separator for thick deposits of oil, which is then pumped into storage. Deploy in calm waters.

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Desmi Minimax Skimmer

Desmi Rovac Suction Unit

A trailer-mounted, suction type skimmer for use on light to medium viscosity oils. Unit may be used as a vacuum for thick oil deposits or paired with a weir skimmer head for thinner oil concentrations.

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Desmi Rovac Suction Pump

Manta Ray Skimmer

A suction type shallow draft skimmer for use on light viscosity oils. Skimmer floats atop water surface where it encounters floating oil, which is then pumped into storage. Deploy in calm waters.

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Manta Ray Skimmer

Land Bladder

Chadux maintains a broad inventory of portable land bladders for temporary storage of recovered product. Bladders are deployed in a berm for secondary containment.

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Land Bladder

Land Storage Tank

Chadux maintains an inventory of portable land tanks for temporary storage of recovered product. These tanks are deployed in a berm for secondary containment.

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Land Storage Tank Fast Tank

Barges

Chadux’s barges are intended to support on-water response operations and provide temporary storage of recovered product. The microbarge is portable and can be flown in a C-130 cargo aircraft. Barges can be towed with small workboats or fishing vessels.

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Barge

Towable Bladder

Chadux maintains a broad inventory of towable bladders for temporary on water storage of recovered product.

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Towable Bladder1

Pads and rolls

Chadux has a variety of sorbent materials spread throughout its hubs.  Sorbent pads and rolls are useful for soaking up refined product.

Sorbent pads

Sorbent boom

Sorbent boom can corral and recover refined product.

Sorbent boom, 8 in

sorbent sweep

Sorbent sweep is well-suited for picking up thicker oils.

Sorbent Sweep

Landing Craft 24’-41

Capable of deploying and maintaining containment boom and performing on-water recovery operations. Each landing craft is powered by twin outboard, gas engines.

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Landing Craft

Work Skiff 16’-22’

Chadux has a number of aluminum work skiffs in its inventory. These vessels are 18 to 22 feet long and are equipped with a single towpost for towing boom. The skiffs are suitable for use in protected harbors and in conjunction with larger support vessels. Capable of deploying and maintaining containment boom and supporting on-water recovery operations. Each skiff is powered by an outboard gas engine.

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Boat 13 Skiff

Inflatable Skiff 16’-18’

Chadux operates several inflatable Zodiac type vessels for near shore work. These craft are suitable for transporting personnel to the beach and work well to support wildlife capture and shoreline assessment teams. Inflatable skiffs may be used to tow fast water boom, but are generally not used for deploying and maintaining containment boom.

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Inflatable Skiff2

Command Post Trailer

This trailer is intended to support response personnel in the field. It contains a small office space and can be used to carry portable response equipment to an incident site.

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Command Post Trailer

Drill Support Conex

These insulated containers store response equipment to support exploratory drilling for oil and gas. The containers have connections for power and have lights and heat installed. The contents of the container may be tailored to a specific operation, but they typically contain sorbents, PPE, a skimmer, temporary storage, and some decon equipment.

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Drilling Conex

Wildlife Trailer

This trailer is intended to support wildlife rehabilitation in the field. It is plumbed with a propane hot water system and comes with a 1,000-gallon bladder for temporary storage of waste water.

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PPE Kit

Chadux has two types of PPE kits: a 6-man kit that outfits personnel for 3 days and is stored in a single tote and a 3-man kit that is designed to support responders working in Arctic conditions.

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PPE Kit

Respirator Kit

Chadux respirator kits provide air purifying ½ face respirators for 6 individuals for 3 days. Kit includes North 6600 respirators, organic vapor cartridges, and cleaning supplies.

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Respirator Kit

Air monitoring equipment

Chadux maintains a capability to monitor for life-threatening atmospheric situations- lack of oxygen, explosive environments, and concentrations of carbon monoxide or hydrogen sulfide. The monitors employed can also be used to monitor for organic vapors and can discriminate for benzene.

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Air Monitoring MiniRae

Centrifugal

Chadux employs several types of pumps to move recovered product into storage. Good for low viscosity fluids. Require priming and do not tolerate debris.

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Centrifugal-pump

Double Diaphragm

Chadux employs several types of pumps to move recovered product into storage. Good for low to medium viscosity fluids. Do not need priming and tolerate small debris.

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Double diaphragm pump

Peristaltic

Chadux employs several types of pumps to move recovered product into storage. Good for all viscosities. Do not require priming and tolerant of some debris.

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peristaltic-pump

DOP 160

Chadux employs several types of pumps to move recovered product into storage. Good for high viscosity fluids. Require priming and may be submerged in a positive displacement mode.

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DOP 160 Pump

Hose Kit

Hose kits contain necessary hoses, adaptors, and fittings to connect skimmers to pumps and storage devices. Kits are packaged in fish totes. Chadux uses both 2” and 3” hose kits.

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Hose Kit

Hazing Kit

Chadux maintains hazing and rehab equipment. These kits may be used by contract personnel to reduce the risk of oiling to local wildlife or to capture and treat oiled or injured animals.

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Wildlife Hazing Kit

Otter Pens

Chadux maintains hazing and rehab equipment. These kits may be used by contract personnel to reduce the risk of oiling to local wildlife or to capture and treat oiled or injured animals.

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Otter Pen

Decontamination Kit

Chadux has decon kits for both personnel and equipment. Kits are suited for removal of non-persistent products from contaminated response equipment or PPE. Additionally, Chadux stocks Quick Decon kits for projects with minimal exposure to spilled fuel.

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Decon Kit

Smart Ash Burner

Designed to efficiently and safely dispose of oily waste rags and other soiled materials at very high temperatures.

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Smart Ash Burner

Beach Cleaning Kit

Chadux has assembled supplies for beach cleaning including sorbent materials, rakes, shovels, and oily waste bags.  Kits meet the NTV requirements set out by ADEC in 18 AAC 75.446.

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Beach Deluge Kit

The beach deluge system is used to remove oil from the surface of rocks or sand and flush it to the water’s edge where it is contained and collected. It may also be employed to remove lighter fuels from tundra.

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Beach Deluge (1)

Berm

Berms may be used for secondary containment of portable tanks or bladders, oily waste storage areas, or decon areas.  The smallest berms may be used as secondary containment for powered equipment.

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Berm

Barrier Dam

The barrier dam is deployed in streams or ditches to create a barrier to water or fuel flow.  Once water has built up behind the barrier, fuel can be skimmed off the surface. Chadux currently uses 10-meter barrier dams that can hold back 2 feet of fluid.

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Megasecur Dam

Boom Vane

The boom vane can be used to deploy containment or diversion boom in a current.  The vane is made fast to an anchor point and the water current forces it away from the point of deployment.  An operator can move the boom vane across the current by triggering a trip wire.

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Boom Vane

BGAN Satellite Unit

Portable satellite based communication station capable of sending and receiving data.

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