A Patented Agent-Q Filtration Device Prepared to Shake Up the Secondary Containment Industry

  It was during cleanup efforts for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 that an idea ignited: why not use a quilted blanket containing C.I.Agent Solidifying Polymers for oil retrieval and containment on water? Several years of dedicated R&D, headed by Dr. Rakesh Gupta, an expert in fibers, nonwovens […]

The Importance of the Lessons Learned in March are Also Applicable to Secondary Containment

The Big Dance. No other sports tournament represents such a seesaw of delight and despair, absolute elation and utter deflation, praying and cursing. It’s March Madness and the brackets have been announced, kicking off the Road to the Final Four and an estimated $1.9 billion of lost revenue via reduced productivity from employees at companies […]

Understanding Variables That Define Secondary Containment Systems Design

Not sure what secondary containment works best for your transformer or substation? Check out our new and easy to use interactive tool to figure out the perfect solution for your secondary containment needs. What type of containment do you need help with? New Containment Existing Containment   Throughout the years of providing secondary containment systems […]

OSHA Introduces New and Improved Safety Data Sheets in 2015

Manufacturers have them in binders scattered throughout their facilities. No products that use any sort of chemical substance (such as C.I.Agent® Polymers) are shipped without one. Employers with hazardous chemicals in the workplace are required to make them accessible to employees. Sometimes the information they provide is wrong, outdated, incomplete, or hard to find, which […]

Three Reasons Why Underground Utilities Need a Vault Sump Filter System for Christmas

Have you ever been in an underground utility vault? Chances are, probably not. Even though there are an estimated 5 million electrical utility vaults and manholes in the U.S. (approximately four manholes to every one vault), they’re not the most popular places. Dark, damp, often full of sludge and debris, or completely flooded, vaults and […]

How Do NCIS Agent Gibbs’ Rules Apply to Secondary Containment?

NCIS is arguably one of America’s favorite television shows, and currently the most-watched drama on CBS. The show, originally a spin-off from JAG, focuses on the criminal investigations conducted by a team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, who follow the lead of Supervisory Special Agent Leroy Gibbs, excellently portrayed by the […]

Not All Secondary Containment Is Created Equal: Tricks and Treats of Leaving a Smaller Footprint

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of posts discussing all of the various secondary containment solutions available, subsequent tradeoffs and/or maintenance associated with each, and how C.I.Agent Solutions offerings can enhance the different containment systems. Today’s post focuses on containment solutions with a small environmental footprint. Check out previous posts about composite […]