DESMI Ro-Fence Durable Containment Boom

DESMI Ro-Fence Durable Containment Boom

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Ro-Fence is a robust and durable containment boom designed for installation and long-term deployment in ports, rivers, ponds and lakes, water intakes and terminals where a zero response time is required. It is manufactured from the finest materials offering high abrasion and resistance to oil and sunlight. The floats are moulded in UV-stabilised HDPE, which are then bolted to a twin layer of Ro-Boom fabric and ballasted using either lead weights or chain beneath the floats.

Ro-Fence is a rigid buoyancy boom for long-term deployment, manufactured in robust materials designed to withstand harsh effects of abrasion, UV, oil and marine degradation. It is best suited to protected and inland waters. The bright colour floats are manufactured in high abrasion-resistant material. These moulded HDPE floats are attached to base fabric with corrosion resistant fittings and can be unbolted from the base fabric for cleaning if necessary. A float can be simply replaced if damaged.

Anchor eyebolts can be provided at regular intervals at the floats or at the end connector. The Ro-Fence durable containment boom is ballasted by lead weights placed under each pair of floats. Alternatively stainless steel blocks or galvanised chain ballast can be used. Connectors are also provided at the ends of each section according to preference. The standard connector is ASTM. Other types of connectors can be fitted on request.

Ro-Fence can be supplied in section lengths up to 200 m / 656 ft. For convenience and longevity, the heavy-duty floats can be filled with foam as an option, to provide ultimate reliability and increased buoyancy.

Advantages of the Ro-Fence durable containment boom:

  • Ro-Fence has rugged construction for long life
  • Fitted with impact and abrasion resistant floats
  • Sturdy base fabric
  • Optional foam filled floats for ultimate reliability
  • A choice of section lengths and end connectors
  • Simple to repair
  • Ideal for containment and protection from oil spills, trash and other floating pollutants
  • Extreme durability ensures low maintenance requirements


DESMI designs and manufactures an extensive range of systems to recover oil and chemicals from the marine and inland environment. DESMI products include skimmers, booms, storage tanks, power packs, pumps, dispersant systems, vessels and ancillary items.

DESMI’s extensive range of containment booms and oil skimmers supports their oil spill response solutions which are highly trusted in the industry. Whether the requirement is for offshore or shoreline areas; the arctic or equatorial environment, DESMI delivers proven solutions for all spill conditions and offers outstanding life-cycle costs.


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