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Ever since she was a young girl, my sister has been interested in agriculture. After graduating with a degree in agriculture education, she accepted a teaching position at a local high school. For the past three years, she has been amazing her students with her knowledge about subjects such as raising beef cattle, growing flowers, and canning fruit preserves. Since she has a sweet tooth, canning fruit preserves is one of my sister’s favorite pastimes. If she ever has the time, she may even launch her own home based business canning fruit preserves to sell to customers. If you’re considering canning jams, jellies, and other sweet goods to sell to customers, you will need to invest in some state-of-the-art industrial equipment. On this blog, you will discover the types of industrial equipment that are necessary to start a canning business.

Satisfying a Sweet Tooth

Keys To Finding The Right Spill Containment Berm For Dirty Machines

Malou Leffers

If you work with machinery that can make a mess, whether it's oil or coolant, then it's smart to install a spill containment berm. Then whatever leaks out, the berm will keep it in a particular area for easy cleanup. These berms can work out perfectly if you use these tips to shop for one.

Analyze Sizes in Person

For the spill containment berm to work as you think it will, the size of it needs to be just right. More specifically, it needs to completely support whatever machinery you plan on using inside it.

For instance, if you're using the berm with a tractor, you need the berm to be big enough to where the tractor can fit inside without any issues. You can feel great about the size you're going with by analyzing different berm dimensions in person. 

Make Sure Securing Hardware Is Provided

Once you have this spill containment berm set up at the appropriate site, you need to keep it from moving. If you didn't, then the berm could get damaged and move out of position when the wind picks up.

You know this berm will remain wherever you put it if securing hardware is included. It could be things like ground stakes or clips that you attach to other structures. As long as there is hardware to secure the berm to the ground, using it will be convenient every single time it's needed.

Ensure Seams Are High-Quality

If there are a lot of substances going in this spill containment berm, then that creates a lot of weight on top of the berm. You need to make sure the berm can support this weight and still hold up, which is possible if you verify that the berm has high-quality seams.

If the seams were made according to code and by an experienced manufacturer, you shouldn't have to worry about the berm's materials ripping. Even if there are a lot of substances inside the berm at one time after you get done working on a particular machine, the berm should hold up like the day you first purchased it.

Working on machines that leak oil and other substances doesn't have to be as dirty or stressful when you set up spill containment berms under them. No matter what machines you plan on using with this berm, the one you choose can do you proud if you know what aspects will impact berm usage.

For more information, contact a portable spill containment berm supplier.