This product has a wide array of applications in many industries. all-natural absorbent powder that is produced in the United States. It is so light it is practically weightless making it easier to transport in large quantities . It is effective at absorbing almost any spill and it locks in the spill making it safe and cheap to dispose of. created using a unique volcanic ash. It is a replacement for clay or other absorbents. chemical. bio-waste and other hazardous spills quickly and cleanly. · · · · Locked in is an all-natural green product that passed the EPA 20 year leachate test It has an substantially lower disposal cost compared to clay and other absorbents It is completely safe to handle and free of cancer causing agents.Locked-in is a unique. It is currently in use at a shell gas station results have shown that locked-in is cost effective and excels at its applications. Eco-friendly. Locked-In has the ability to absorb oil.

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UPS and FedEx have adopted it as their absorbent in many facilities around the country. the non-leaching qualities of the absorbent are perfect for this purpose.LOCKED-IN has already found purchase in various industries and is starting to stand out as the absorbent of choice wherever it has been implemented.       Nuclear waste facilities have found it to be ideal for picking up dangerous spills. Fire departments in Chattanooga have tried it and have also adopted it for daily use. . SHELL has started tests of the powder in 49 of their stations and is getting very promising results. Costco Wholesale is currently testing it and results indicate that they will likely be implementing it in their gasoline stations. Countless areas around the country are finding the performance and efficiency of LOCKED-IN to be far superior to the current absorbents like clay and cat litter.

No special equipment is required for its use. . LOCKED-IN is non-leaching. It will continue to contain the substances that it has picked up and will not allow percolation into the soil or the environment.The benefits of LOCKED-IN over traditional absorbents are substantial and easy to recognize. equipment and landfill space usage. effort. It reduces time. Just 1 cubic foot of LOCKED-IN has the same absorbing capability as 100 pounds of clay! LOCKED-IN is free of cancer causing agents and extremely safe to handle. exceeds all standards set by the EPA regarding disposal of liquid waste. These benefits are not only in the area of performance but also in overall cost efficiency.      LOCKED-IN is extremely lightweight. as such it can be transported much easier than other absorbents. This represents enormous reductions in disposal costs. LOCKED-IN outperforms just about every other absorbent pound for pound.

In such cases high concentrations of leachate are often found in nearby springs and flushes. Leachate in turn is a liquid that has dissolved or entrained environmentally harmful substances which may then enter the environment. leachate is free to egress the waste directly into the groundwater. or a number of other liquids these permeate into the environment. So solid waste material allows essentially once the waste comes into contact with contaminants from its makeup to water. Leaching is controlled by the physical properties of the solid medium. WHAT IS LEACHING AND LEACHATE? Leaching is a process by which solid waste material allows contaminants from its makeup to permeate into the environment. Dissolution occurs at the solid liquid interface. It is most commonly used in the context of land“Leaching is a process by which filling of putrescible or industrial waste. oil. As leachate first emerges it can be black in color. That interface is governed by the solid’s surface area. which in turn is controlled by particle size and internal pore structure.” extract substances from it and allow those substances to be released into the environment. anoxic and may be effervescent with dissolved and entrained gases. . In older landfills and those with no membrane between the waste and the underlying geology. As it becomes oxygenated it tends to turn brown or yellow because of the presence of Iron salts in solution and in suspension.

they are not able to be leach into the environment.” dangers of leaching being allowed to take its course are apparent to humans and to wildlife. The greatest environmental risks occur in the discharges from older sites constructed before modern engineering standards became mandatory and also from sites in the developing world where modern standards have not been applied. . The species. Moreover.  WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? The most straightforward solution to this problem is to use products that don’t allow leaching to occur once waste substances have been collected. the LOCKEDIN not only provides a safe and clean solution to this concern but also creates long term reductions in waste management spending. the mechanisms for managing leaching are expensive and are very unreliable. WHY IS IT A PROBLEM? This presents a very growing concern in waste management. It would also eliminate the need to use costly leacheate management systems and the development of case specific landfills. The properties of the powder resist water permeation and the consequent release of harmful agents. The chemical composition of leachate can weaken pipes walls which may fail. especially in older landfills. Leachate collection systems can experience many problems including clogging with mud or silt. Rivers impacted by leachate are diminish bio-diversity and greatly often yellow in appearance and often support reduce populations of sensitive severe overgrowths of sewage fungus. LOCKED-IN was tested and passed the EPA 20-year toxicity characteristic leaching procedure and has shown that leaching doesn’t occur from it. The conditions in leachate collection systems are ideal for micro-organisms to multiply. Chemical reactions in the leachate may also cause clogging through generation of solid residues. Once substances are absorbed by the LOCKEDIN powder. This is precisely the solution that LOCKED-IN offers. Leachate streams running directly into the aquatic environment have both an acute and chronic impact on the environment which may be very severe and can severely diminish bio-diversity and “Leachate streams running directly greatly reduce populations of sensitive into the aquatic environment have species. Consequently. The clogging can be exacerbated by the growth of micro-organisms in the conduit. as it can be acutely toxic and/or carcinogenic in nature. There are also substantial risks from illegal sites and ad-hoc sites used by criminal gangs to dispose of waste materials. Where toxic metals and organics are both an acute and chronic impact present this can lead to chronic toxin on the environment which may be accumulation in both local and far distant very severe and can severely populations. This eliminates any danger that waste materials present to the environment if they are sealed in the powder. because the leaching process is a long term effect and many landfills weren’t created using a site specific impact analysis.

add more absorber directly onto the residue. oil based. stains. Paint: latex. isopropyl and butanol. Solvents: acetone. diesel. STEP 2: Allow degreaser to remain on the stain for 10 minutes. hydrochloric. a garden rake can be used to work the absorber through the spill. it will encapsulate the liquid on contact. Add more absorber until mixture appears dry and the concrete is clean and dry. The viscosity of the spilled liquid determines the required amount of absorber. If the spill is flowing pour the absorber in front of the spill creating a dam. hydraulic. such as motor oil. Repeat until the liquid is completely absorbed and the surface is clean and dry. This will allow the absorber to penetrate the surface of the spill. State and Local regulations for the absorber. Scrub vigorously with a stiff broom or brush. SPECIFICALLY FOR REMOVING OIL AND GREASE STAINS FROM CONCRETE FLOORS: STEP 1: Dissolve the stain by wetting with a commercial cleaner and degreaser. toluene. Less instant spill absorber is needed for a thick spilled liquid. xylene. etc. methylene chloride. STEP 2: Mix the absorber (with a medium to stiff bristle broom) into the spill in a circular motion breaking up all the clumps. phosphoric. . perchloric. methyl ethyl ketone. or of a large volume. STEP 3: after the spill is absorbed. STEP 4: if the spill is high viscosity (thick).Examples of spills absorbed by LOCKED-IN Alcohols: methyl. Use a stiff broom or brush to stir the mixture vigorously. acrylics. ethyl. LOCKED-IN may then be disposed of according to Federal. Mineral Acids: Sulfuric. vegetable. Oils: motor oils. sweep up the absorber with a broom and dustpan. cyclohexanone. mineral. until the liquid is completely absorbed. Once the absorber has been worked into the spill. antifreeze. If the spill is not completely absorbed. STEP 3: Hold the bag close to the spill and liberally shake LOCKED-IN onto the spot. STEP 4: sweep mixture into a dustpan and dispose of according to regulations for solid waste. Caustics: sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide. STEP 1: Hold absorber bag close to the spill and pour around the spill. breaking up all clumps. and more is needed for a thin spilled liquid such as alcohol.

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