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Fibertect can help clean-up US oil spill

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May '10
Fibertect is currently used primarily by the military, first responders and receivers, hospitals, hazmat teams and fire fighters during decontamination, but the professor said it can absorb oil and hold volatile gases, making the material an obvious choice for cleaning up crude oil.

Click here to view video of how Texas Tech-made Fibertect could help clean up oil in the Gulf.

About First Line Technology:
Founded in 2003, First Line Technology, LLC is a supplier of Out of the Box Solutions for first responders and the military. As a Total Solution provider for emergency response equipment, First Line works directly with manufacturers and subject matter experts to provide current solutions for emergency response missions.

First Line has established itself as a leader in new product development and deployment with innovative and simple solutions. First Line prides itself on creating high-quality products that are comfortable, effective, and safe for use in an All-Hazards response.

About Hobbs Bonded Fibers:
For more than 22 years, Hobbs Bonded Fibers (ISO certified 9001:2000) has specialized in developing and manufacturing specialty nonwoven products for Industrial and Consumer markets. The use of synthetic, natural and specialty fibers allows Hobbs Bonded Fibers the flexibility to design products to a customer's exact specifications. All of Hobbs' products are manufactured in the United States.


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