There is no better, more productive solution for safely removing hazardous surface contaminants such as lead based coatings, nuclear contamination, CARC, hexavalent chromium, asbestos, PCBs, mold and other hazards than the MicroContainment™ properties of Sponge Media.
This technology eliminates re-deposition of contaminants, while its dry low dust, on-site reusability results with:
The engineering controls provided by this technology bring clients into today’s standards and help Protect What’s Important™ to you and your business.
Removing PCB-based paint from concrete stairwell in Odense City (Denmark) tower.
Lead paint removal from iconic Fenway Park; restoration contractor successfully uses Sponge-Jet to suppress harmful fugitive emissions of lead-based paint from original brick facades.
Removal of lead paint from fire hydrants; officials from Maryland County chose to protect the general public from harmful exposure while removing lead paint from neighborhood and municipal fire hydrants.
Lead paint removal from ceilings and walls in an old textile mill; Sponge-Jet replaced ordinary abrasives for safe lead abatement after the Department of Health determined hazardous dust was migrating to offices in the same building.
Asbestos removal from commercial parking garage; Sponge-Jet proved successful in suppressing harmful asbestos-covered concrete during preparation.
Mold remediation from wood in psychiatric center; reoccupation of an old dean’s ward prompted major restoration of its wood structure which included removing rampant mold growth on ceiling rafters and beams with Sponge-Jet.
Selective coating removal, carefully exposes chromate primer on aircraft; Sponge-Jet was the perfect solution to selectively strip and expose harmful hexavalent chromium-based primer because it’s controlled abrasion and extreme dust-suppressing properties.
Lead paint removal from Victorian-era tin ceiling; the ability to suppress harmful lead-based paint dust during coating removal without removing tin ceiling tiles was the main reason Sponge-Jet was used in this historic mansion.
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Brick has been used for the construction of homes and buildings since ancient times. The first known brick was discovered on an archeology site in the Middle East, dating its use back to 7500BC. This discovery means humans started using brick 3,000 years before the invention of the wheel! Similar to the wheel, the materials used to make brick has evolved.Read More >
Corrosion is everywhere - from a speck of rust on a bridge’s bolt to the advanced chemical erosion of a process pump, to blistering paint on a building’s structural steel, fences, and railings. When coatings fail and metal components oxidize, property and infrastructure risk further damage. Corrosion weakens metal from the outside in - untreated metal can rust away completely, leaving behind gaping holes.Read More >