Where can I use PIG® Mat pads and rolls?

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Other frequently asked questions:

Q:Where can I buy PIG® Mat?

A: Click here!

Q:How much does PIG® Mat absorb?

A: Our 15" x 50' roll absorbs up to 3 gallons - that's over 6 ounces per sheet!

Q:What liquids does PIG® Mat absorb?

A: PIG® Mat soaks up oils, water, grease, gasoline, solvents, auto fluids, paint overspray, battery acid and most other liquids.

Q:Is there anything PIG® Mat won't absorb?

A: PIG® Mat will readily absorb the everyday liquids you use in your shop, but it may not absorb very strong concentrations of acids or bases. For a Chemical Compatibility Guide, click here.

Q:Is it okay to weld near PIG® Mat?

A: Yes. PIG® Mat melts at 675°F and won't catch fire from welding sparks.

Q:How long can I use a sheet of PIG® Mat?

A: You can keep PIG® Mat on the job until it's fully saturated. If you're absorbing water-based liquids, you can let it dry and keep using it until it's worn out.

Q: How long can I store PIG® Mat?

A: PIG® Mat will last indefinitely if you keep it in a clean, dry place away from direct sunlight.

Q:How do I dispose of PIG® Mat once I use it?

A: PIG® Mat takes on the characteristics of the liquid it absorbs, so we advise disposing of used Mat in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. For a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), click here.

Q:I have a question that isn't listed here. Can I talk to someone?

A: Sure! Just click here.

Q:What is "New Pig"?

A: New Pig Corporation in Tipton, Pennsylvania, is a multi-channel, multi-brand supplier of products geared specifically for leak and spill management, industrial safety and plant maintenance. Since 1985, New Pig has grown to offer its innovative solutions and legendary service to over 200,000 customers in more than 70 countries!

Q:What else does New Pig sell?

A: New Pig revolutionized leak and spill control with the Original PIG® Absorbent Sock. Today, they offer the world's largest selection of contained absorbents, including a whole line of PIG® Mat - the #1 brand in shop absorbents. New Pig also carries proven solutions for material handling, personal protection, spill response, liquid filtration, maintenance, industrial wiping and workplace safety. Learn more about PIG® Mat here, or check out their entire product line at newpig.com.

Q:How can I become a PIG® Mat distributor?

A: Just give New Pig a call at 1-800-328-2464 ext. 4098 or email pigmat@newpig.com.

Q:What sizes, shapes and varieties are available?

A: PIG® Mat is available as pads or rolls in "universal" (for oil, coolants, solvents, water, and other common liquids) and "water-repellent, oil-absorbing" varieties. Both pads and rolls come in a wide selection of sizes and configurations such as tablets, bales, large and small rolls, and drum-top pads.

Q:What are some favorite uses for PIG® Mat?

A: PIG® Mat is extremely versatile! Line work benches, counters, and tool trays to keep parts and tools clean and organized. Catch drips in tight areas, clean up spills, line work areas and walkways to catch the mess while you work, wipe down tools and equipment - the uses are endless!