Frequently Asked questions
If Flood Guard units start to dry and then come into contact with a liquid again will they work?
If they start to dry and go down to 50% and then come into contact with a liquid again they will re-energise but to 75% of their original size.
How do you get rid of them?
If they are not contaminated they can be buried in landfill.
Will Flood Guard absorb oil?
They will absorb some oils of a lower viscosity but you must do specific tests on the oils you want to absorb.
How long do they stay activated?
Up to 3 months as long as they are in contact with a liquid.
Can Flood Guard units be reused?
What’s the highest you recommend to build a wall?
Depends on the force of the water but no more that a metre high and at least 2 metres wide.
How long are they guaranteed for?
5 years as long as they are kept in the original packaging.
Why is Flood Guard white?
To show contamination when the water/liquid recedes.
What temperature range do they work in?
-10ºC to 50ºC