3739913 is referenced by 93 patents and cites 8 patents.

An elongate body of oil absorbing material and flotation material including longitudinal reinforcing or strengthening means whereby a plurality of bodies can be linearly disposed in end-to-end relationship for temporarily fencing oil spills on water for retention and absorption of the oil.The body contents comprise oil absorbing fibers -- natural or synthetic or combinations thereof -- and may include a flotation material interspersed therewith to aid buoyancy of the body even after saturation of the fibers by oil.

Title
Device for fencing and absorbing contaminating oil spills on water
Application Number
05/055,338
Publication Number
3739913
Application Date
July 16, 1970
Publication Date
June 19, 1973
Inventor
Bogosian Theodore Oscar
Assignee
Johns Manville Corporation
IPC
E02b 15/04
E02B 15/04
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