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Brady Sorbents & Spill Control

Why use SPC Products ?

For more than 30 years, SPC products have helped customers protect against leaks, drips and spills that create safety hazards in the workplace


Brady provides high-quality service, application expertise and product knowledge to SPC distributors and customers.


Brady SPC has a history of innovation and continues to develop industry-leading products and applications. Brady provides on-going lean initiatives to help offset raw material increases to keep costs stable and maintain maximum cost savings for our customers.

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Brady SPC - An Environmentally Friendly Company As a socially responsible company, Brady SPC continually strives to reduce waste by reusing 97% of materials. In working to sustain unused materials, Brady SPC replenishes all wasted raw materials and reduces the amount of materials sent to landfills. Brady SPC’s ultimate goal is to eliminate waste, conserve energy, recover resources and continue to work towards a zero waste facility.

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Beyond the obvious need to protect our environment and to reuse or recycle as often as we can, a proper spill control programme can create a safe and productive work environment for your employees. By complying with EPA and OSHA regulations around spill control we provide our people with conditions that allow for the greatest productivity and the least amount of down time for our facilities.


The cost of non-compliance around this area of regulation can be devastating to any business.



Having the right absorbent for the job makes a big difference. Proper product selection can make your employee’s jobs easier, create a safer work environment, and even save you money! These three easy steps will help you find the correct SPC absorbent product for your application.

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Oil Only Absorbents

These absorbents are specialised for oil and other petroleum-based spills including paints and other non-water soluble chemicals. These absorbents will not absorb water and will float indefinitely.

  • Hydraulic oil

  • Motor oil

  • Brake fluid

  • Cooking oil

  • Turpentine

  • And other oil-based fluids

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Universal Absorbents

All-purpose products that clean-up oils, coolants, solvents and water-based fluids anywhere in your facility. Use around machinery, under leaky pipes, in messy traffic areas or for general maintenance projects.

• Coolants

• Solvents

• Gasoline

• Vegetable oil

• Kerosene

• And other water-based fluids

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Chemical Absorbents

Surfactant-treated polypropylene absorbents can be used on a wide range of chemicals, including hydrofluoric acid, and are chemically inert, so they will not react with aggressive fluids.

• Aggressive chemicals

• Citric acid

• Sodium hydroxide

• And other unknown chemicals

Benefits From Meltblown Polypropylene

75% of (industrial) companies are still using granular to clean up spills and leaks because they don’t have or know an alternative, or because they believe that granular is the cheapest solution.


At first glance, this may be true but the cost comparison below will show that meltblown polypropylene sorbents are a less costly alternative even though the initial purchase price may be higher.

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Alternative Options: Spillfix & Cansorb
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SpillFix Granular and Boom Absorbents

Brady's SpillFix granular and booms are completely natural, producing no carcinogens or dust and have more than four times the absorption power of clay granular. This premium absorbent is made of 100% recycled material and is extremely effective on the absorption of hydrocarbons, water-based fluids and the most aggressive chemicals. It is also certified safe for landfill disposal.

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