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4 Benefits of Removing Oil from Water in the Steel Manufacturing Industry

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Apr 15, 2015 09:30:00 AM

3 Model 6V Skimmers on Cantilever Mounts on Scale Pit at Steel Mill

In the steel manufacturing industry, waterborne oil is a pervasive issue. Mill managers, maintenance managers and process engineers are under pressure to keep facilities up and running, and on budget.

However, the nature of steel manufacturing poses its own unique set of challenges for effective oil removal. It’s a high capital, continuous process...

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Topics: oil removal model 6v steel industry scale pit

Removing Oil and Fuel from Wastewater and Stormwater at Rail Yards

Posted by Guy Flynn on Mar 17, 2015 00:23:00 PM

Emission control and waste management among top priorities for railroad industry today

Oil removal in the railroad industryOn February 28, 1827, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad became the first U.S. railway chartered for commercial transport of passengers and freight. 

Key facts about the first U.S. railway include:

  • The Tom Thumb steam engine was designed by Peter Cooper
  • The first railroad track was only 13 miles long
  • Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of...
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Topics: oil removal wastewater runoff 6Vh railway railroad orts

The Benefits of Oil Skimming in the Mining Industry

Posted by Jim Hebert on Feb 25, 2015 04:23:00 PM

Mining Equipment Wash A steady flow of technological innovations in electronics, construction, healthcare and other fields is driving the resurgence of copper mining throughout the world. In Peru alone, copper production jumped nine percent in the first three months of 2014.* Industry observers predict that the demand for copper will continue to grow at a fast clip for at least the next five years.

Along with the boom comes an increased need for effective water...

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Topics: model 6v wastewater mining equipment washdown

The 5 Benefits of Continous Oil Removal in Canmaking

Posted by Ken Gray on Feb 11, 2015 08:11:00 AM

beverage-canning The global demand for beverage cans will increase between two and three percent in 2015, according to a recent forecast by Alcoa, one of the world’s leading suppliers of aluminum canstock.

With the number of cans rolling off production lines fast approaching one-half trillion a year, canmakers are constantly challenged to optimize their plant operations. Each step of can manufacturing – from drawing and ironing to curing and finishing – offers opportunity for improvement. But let’s...

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Topics: tramp oil coolants beverage canning canmaking

Frac Water Management: Shale Water Expo 2014

Posted by Ken Gray on Oct 27, 2014 04:23:00 PM


Shale-Water-Expo-Booth We just got back from the recent Shale Water Expo in Houston. This was the first conference and exhibition in the United States to focus on the natural gas drilling industry’s biggest issue:  water.

Water management is on everybody’s mind these days. Water, the high-cost, high-volume component in hydraulic fracturing, is more than just an operating expense. It has become an item of public concern that’s in the news every day. Not surprisingly, one conference panel featured a...

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Topics: wastewater hydraulic fracturing fracking frac water disposal well

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