Four Main Granular Sorbent Materials and Some Quick Comparison Information
A natural mineral granular with average absorption of 3-5 gallons per 40lb bag for all liquids with a water first preference. The trade name known often known as Oil Dry, contains silica and is heaviest granular.
A natural mineral based granular with better than clay absorption, 4-5 gallons per 25lb bag.
All-purpose absorbent will absorb most liquids and the trade name is often known as
Ezee Dri from EcoSolutions is a pelletized cellulose made from recycled paper waste. It is Nonabrasive, skid resistant, low dust, silica and asbestos free product. Use on oils, coolants, solvents, water and industrial chemicals. Absorbs 5-7 gallons per 25lb bag
Most Environmentally friendly, Lightest weight, most oil absorption per weight, 8-10 gallons per 17lb bag, doesn’t absorb water and the trade name is known as Sphag Sorb.