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Product: Nanogel

Manufacturer: Cabot

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Product Sector: Environment → Remediation → Fuel/Oil Spill Management



Cabot controls the optical properties, particle size, particle distribution, and porosity during the manufacturing of Nanogel aerogel - the end result is a highly adaptive material.

The unique properties of Nanogel aerogel make it the best choice for hazardous waste containment and reclamation and oil spill management.

Nanogel aerogel is reusable, safe for human and ecological systems, and is created through a closed loop process with little to no impact on the environment. It holds Silver Cradle to CradleSM certification from McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry. Cabot certifies it has completed the EU REACH pre-registrations required for all Nanogel aerogel products.


- High capacity

- Selective nature - will not absorb water

- Self activating

- Fast acting

- Ability to draw oils from free surface

- Extreme buoyancy

- Easy to extract from water

- Facilitates easy energy recovery