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Technical Specifications

History of the Containment Wall Bund.

Ultratech International are a US company who pioneered the field of spill containment products in the early 1980’s. They are world leaders in spill containment and their Containment Wall System is used throughout the oil, gas, water and associated industries internationally. See

Fosse Liquitrol are their partners in the UK and are market leaders in spill control in the UK. Fosse Liquitrol have successfully installed this containment bund system at Cuadrilla’s fracking plant, at Hinkley Power Point C, for Augean on Dundee docks, for European chemical companies in Holland and at SSI’s old Teesside steel plant. Case studies of Cuadrilla and Augean attached.

The Ultratech containment wall system :

  • Manufactured in the USA by Ultratech International Inc

  • Meets SPCC, EPA Container Storage Regulation 40 CFR 264.175 USA

  • Meets Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001


Fosse Ltd are ISO 9001 approved and operate a Controlled Quality Assurance regime with their subcontractors.

Specification of Materials Used.

The specification of the containment walls can be found on The specification of the A 1 mm Atarfil LLD liner and its chemical compatibility chart are attached.

Bund integrity

This bunding system has been extensively used throughout the USA with never a failure for 30 years. An Engineering Memo from Ultratech provides test evidence on the containment wall system’s  Fluid Retention and Hydrostatic Pressure

Containment Wall – Fluid Retention and Hydrostatic Pressure Engineer’s report

Liner Specification Sheet – Atarfil LLD spec sheet

Atarfil Chemical Compatability Sheet

Controlled Quality Assurance Testing Example Record.

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