Absorbent Booms. Use to qucikly absorb liquids and keep leaks and spills from spreading.Available for general use or oil-only. Oil Absorbent Booms are made from a special patented hydrophobic fiber and highly UV resistant materials. They quickly absorb hydrocarbons such as crude oil, motor oil, diesel oil and gasoline while continuing to float indefinitely. Universal Absorbent Booms forgeneral spills to quickly absorb liquids and keep leaks and spills from spreading. Booms are encased in netting and include rings at each end for convenient handling and fastening.