A Guide to Quick Seal: How they Help & Why You Need Them
Updated: Jan 16
When it comes to the storage of fuels, solvents, other liquids and chemicals, organizations must take action to prevent failure from forming on their containers. But what can be done when one is identified? In the latest blog from EcoSolutions, we highlight the benefits of Quick Seal and how quickly it can prevent a leak from turning into a major spill.
It’s true: businesses must conduct regular inspections to remain constantly vigilant for indications of failure on containers. Aside from the risks they can pose to the integrity of the contained fluid; fractures and holes can go on to form major safety risks.
Our advice? Never ignore a potential failure in your container. Taking action that is preemptive can stop the leak from turning into a major spill incident, with costly consequences like:
An increased risk of slipping accidents
A heightened probability of chemical burns
A significant damage risk to equipment and premises
Increased fire risk
However, accidents do happen. When failures in containers form, one Spill Prevention, Control and Containment solution can be called upon to work quickly, effectively and efficiently: Keep reading to learn more about the Quick Seal as a solution and why your business needs it!
The Benefits of Quick Seal
Failures tend to widen and worsen in a short period of time, increasing the risk of a major incident. Where a failure has been spotted, Quick Seal is a top performer. Cost-effective and chosen by businesses across a range of sectors, this innovative solution transforms into a putty when mixed with any liquid, including fuels, solvents and other aggressive chemicals.
Quick Seal offers unique properties that can stop any leak in its tracks. Here’s just a few reasons why your business needs this product:
Minimal preparation: Quick Seal lets you get to work fast. This solution requires no surface preparation and effectively sticks to dirty surfaces where the fluid is flowing out.
Incredibly versatile: The versatility of Quick Seal makes it one of the most effective solutions on the market.
Eco-friendly: Sealing fractures or punctures effectively shouldn’t come at the expense of the natural work around us. Fortunately, Quick Seal is environmentally friendly and is one of the cleanest options available.
Ultimate convenience: The use of Quick Seal requires no training (check out the simple instructions below). What’s more, the solution is incredibly lightweight, making it a convenient product that’s very easy to use.
Reduced cleanup costs: Quick Seal is incredibly easy to dispose of in the event that too much solution is used. When businesses use this solution, they can expect convenient clean-up that is low in cost.
How to Use Quick Seal
Sealing fractures, punctures, holes and leaks doesn’t get any easier with Quick Seal. To get your experience with this solution off to the best possible start, the team at EcoSolutions have put together some simple steps for success:
Assess the spill area to ensure there is no fire. Some liquids burn clear, your safety and the safety of those around you come first.
Assess the environment and use appropriate spill control methods to contain the spill (see our full range here).
Use appropriate personal protective equipment before engaging with any leak.
Mix Quick Seal with a water based liquid to form a putty substance.
Apply putty to the outside edge of the leaking area and work toward the center until the leak stops.
The temporary patch allows time for safe clean up and removal of product from the tank.
Filling in a fracture, puncture, hole or leak doesn’t have to be a complicated and frustrating experience. Quick Seal lets you take effective action in 6 simple steps!
Quick Seal at EcoSolutions
Quick Seal (16 oz container) at EcoSolutions is now in-stock for rapid, reliable delivery. Click here to see our full range of absorbent products or reach out to our helpful team today for a free consultation around your spill requirements.