Oil Removal Solutions Blog

The Importance of Skimming Oil from the Surface of Storm Water and Wastewater at Railroad Yards

Posted by Guy Flynn on Apr 17, 2018 04:04:00 PM

remove-oil-from-railyardsRailroads are among the world’s most environmentally conscious companies. In an industry that re-fuels hundreds of locomotives every day and can use up to 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel for just one re-fuel, railroad yards must both prevent and properly manage spills when they occur. When it comes to storm water and wastewater treatment, fuel spills and oil leaks can pose significant challenges.

Spilled fuel or leaked oil at a railroad yard typically ends up in a collection...

Read More

Topics: oil skimmer railroad rail yard sump

Manufacturers Save Money on Replacing Process Fluids by Skimming Oil from Coolant and Washwater

Posted by Alan Dorich on Mar 29, 2018 00:25:00 PM

AS PUBLISHED IN MANUFACTURING TODAY MAGAZINE | VOLUME 18, ISSUE 1

Manufacturing Today article featuring Oil Skimmers, Inc. When some think about oil on water, they think only of oil spills in open water. “But mixing oil and water is quite common in the manufacturing world,” Jim Petrucci says. “People who use water to any degree in manufacturing are going to get oil in it, whether it’s on purpose or by accident,” he explains.

When manufacturers want to remove the...

Read More

Topics: coolants parts washer remove oil tramp oil

Super-duty tube type oil skimmer delivers instant ROI for salt water disposal facility

Posted by Guy Flynn on Mar 01, 2018 05:06:00 PM

oil-skimmer-super-duty-model-7v.jpgSalt water is a byproduct of oil and natural gas extraction. Typically, the salt water contains residual oil. For companies involved in the disposal of salt water, removing the residual oil from the water offers potentially significant economic benefit.

One salt water disposal facility successfully used a Model 6V Brill® oil skimmer with the free floating collector tube, from Oil Skimmers, Inc. to remove oil from its disposal pit. The Model 6V performed flawlessly and...

Read More

Topics: brill floating tube frac water model 7v tube skimmer wastewater disposal why the tube?

How to Order, Install & Care for the Tube on Your Oil Skimmer

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Feb 09, 2018 00:15:00 PM

Our line of Brill® tube type oil skimmers feature our free-floating oil collector tube, made from our unique formula which creates a tube that loves oil. The tube is designed to be able to withstand the most abusive industrial environments involving changes in shape, movement, temperature, and chemical interaction. Upon placing your order, we select, cut, and weld the tube, at the length specific to your application.

To ensure your tube skimmer continues to perform as designed, always order your replacement tubes directly from Oil Skimmers, Inc.

To verify that your collector...

Read More

Topics: brill collector tube floating tube oil skimmer tube skimmer why the tube?

After 5 Decades, Brill® Tube Type Oil Skimmers are Still the Best

Posted by Guy Flynn on Jan 18, 2018 00:49:00 PM

Brill tube oil skimmers are still the best

For 50 years, Oil Skimmers, Inc. has designed and developed oil skimmers, oil removal systems, and custom engineered solutions for over 35,000 applications in all industries, in 119 countries around the world.

Our company's founder invented the tube type oil skimmer to ensure efficient, effective oil removal in any application, small or large. Five decades later, we offer a full line of industrial oil removal equipment as well as custom engineering capabilities to...

Read More

Topics: model 1H model 5H model 6v model 7v tube skimmers why the tube?

Back to Top