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    Why skim?
    Why the tube?
    Why Oil Skimmers, Inc.?
    Press PLAY to learn all the answers.
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    Our Model 6V and 5H
    oil skimmers
    are found in the tens of thousands
    of the most diverse and demanding applications
    in nearly every industry, around the world.
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    Steel Manufacturing
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    Machine & Equipment Washdown
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    Industrial Wastewater
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    The Model 6V oil skimmer is the
    most dependable & cost-effective
    solution for removing waste oil
    from manufacturing and wastewater
    treatment processes.
    Picking up waste oil day after day, year after year,
    with virtually no supervision or maintenance.
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    Model 6V
    Model 5H
    ORTS - Oil Removal and Transfer System
    6VH Skimming System
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    Proven solutions for all oil skimming applications

We make tube type oil skimmers to remove oil from the surface of water.

We are a leading manufacturer of oil skimming equipment, specializing in recovering all types of floating waste oils, greases and fats from water surfaces. When separating oil from water for recovery and recycling, companies around the world benefit from our floating tube oil skimmers.

About Us
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    Why skim oil?

    Skim oil for a better finished product and manufacturing process - and an improved water treatment system, while addressing environmental concerns. READ MORE >

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    Why the free-floating tube?

    Our free-floating tube picks up only oil, not water. The tube keeps skimming as water levels fluctuate and is never disrupted by floating debris. READ MORE >

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    Why Oil Skimmers, Inc.?

    For nearly 45 years, Oil Skimmers, Inc. and our worldwide network of factory-trained reps has solved thousands of oil removal problems is all types of industries. READ MORE >

FREE White Paper Download

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"The Challenges of Removing Surface (Free-Floating) Oil.

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Waste Oil Recovery Manual

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FREE Waste Oil Recovery Manual loaded with info, specs, photos and more!

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1st Class Customer Care

  • "We’ve run the Model 6V oil skimmer eight to 16 hours a day since it was installed in 1995 and we’ve never had a breakdown."

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    Tom Fitzsimmons Beckwith Machinery

  • "The oil skimmers we presently own have saved us enough time and money to more than pay for their cost."

    Cliff Viessman, Inc.

    Tim RuchViessman Trucking

  • " Conventional methods of pumping oil/water mixtures are much less efficient than using an Oil Skimmers, Inc Model 6V. That’s why we bought into the technology - It’s an established technology that works effectively with minimum maintenance."

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    Andrew ScanoBrooklyn Navy Yard