Tired of wasting your money on disposable absorbents? Keep reading to learn about the best absorbent materials that maximize efficiency and save you money.
Your Absorbent Material Options
When looking for absorbent materials for your facility, you have to consider:
- Your industry
- The type of liquids you work with
- The number of spills you have
- The type of equipment you use
- Disposable vs. launderable
How do you know which material is best for you? Follow this guide to understand the functionalities and pick the best absorbent mats for your business.
Industrial Oil-Absorbent Mats
Industrial oil-absorbent mats are reusable and water-repellent. These are excellent options if you deal with oil, water, or coolants in your facility.
These spill-absorbent mats keep your employees safe and avoid frequent messes. They’re also versatile and come in several different materials, including:
Quilted spill absorbent pads or mats clean up any spill or residue, from food oils to cutting fluids. These mats quickly absorb moisture and can be used for fast clean up.
You can customize your quilted mats to any size you need. Use them to:
- Wipe down surfaces
- Clean machine exteriors
- Absorb water, oil, coolants, and thin liquids
Quilted mats work for any industry, including:
- Food and beverage
Hydromats are oil-absorbent mats that float on water and clean every type of surface. Their anti-slip functionality makes them suitable for slick surfaces. Hydromats are also reusable and machine-washable, making them an excellent alternative for disposable spill solutions.
These mats are made of thin, bendable fabric that’s great for cleaning up fluids around machinery. You can customize hydromats to fit your equipment and prepare for future spills.
Poly mats are water-absorbent mats that soak up oil, coolants, and non-hazardous liquids. This spill solution:
- Is made of proprietary blends
- Comes in three varying thicknesses
- Has several size options
- Can be customized for any equipment
- Is reusable, recyclable, and machine washable
Poly mats are cost-effective because they last longer than standard disposable mats. Launder your poly mats to increase their lifespan and save money on your spill solutions.
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Absorbent socks handle oil spills, water, and water-based liquids. They’re an eco-friendly solution to one-sided disposable socks.
Oil-absorbent socks are double-sided for maximum use. Flip it multiple times to clean up different spills using one spill solution.
Clean up small spills using red or white shop towels. These are great for on-the-fly clean ups of oil or water. Use them to absorb liquid in and around your machinery.
Partner with a laundering plant to extract the oil from your shop towels for reuse. Instead of throwing away dirty towels, have them cleaned and returned to you. This process not only saves you money, but it’s also better for the environment than disposable towels.
Industrial shop rags are excellent for automotive and industrial use. Use them to clean oil spills or any liquid day-to-day messes. Shop rags are great to have on hand in fast-paced environments. There are two high-quality options of reusable rags:
Mixed t-shirt rags are lint-free cotton rags that clean slick surfaces like machinery, tables, and walls. They’re all-purpose, durable, and come in a variety of colors.
White t-rags replace paper towels and disposable rags. Disposable rags end up in the trash after one use, creating a significant amount of waste. Use white t-rags for general use cleaning of everyday spills.
Benefits of Reusable Absorbent Mats
Reusable mats are the best absorbent material and come with several benefits, including:
- Creating less waste
- Increasing ESG value
Partner With Closed Loop Recycling for Your Absorbent Mat Needs
Closed Loop Recycling offers dependable laundering services for all of the best absorbent materials:
- Absorbent mats
- Shop towels
We specialize in production waste solutions and make your absorbent materials reusable, so you can save money and help the environment. Our experts professionally extract your liquid waste and return your materials to you as good as new.