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Tube Skimmer Removes 104,000 Gallons of Oil from Wastewater Annually at Potato Chip Plant

Posted by Guy Flynn on Jul 10, 2015 11:50:00 AM

Oil skimmer reduces cost, increases performance and decreases material waste

Potato-ChipsFood manufacturers are tasked with managing oil in the wastewater from their manufacturing processes on an ongoing basis. 

Recently, a privately-held snack food manufacturer that produces potato chips established a goal to increase chip production by 20 percent. However, increasing production also meant increasing the amount of cooking oil discharged into the wastewater from washing the fryers used to cook the chips....

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Topics: food industry model 6v oil skimmer potatochips remove oil snack food

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: model 6v oil removal scale pit steel industry

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: 6Vh oil removal orts railroad railway runoff wastewater

The Benefits of Oil Skimming in the Mining Industry

Posted by Jim Hebert on Feb 25, 2015 05:23:00 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: equipment washdown mining model 6v wastewater

The 5 Benefits of Continuous Oil Removal in Can Making

Posted by Ken Gray on Feb 11, 2015 09:11:00 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: beverage canmaking canning coolants tramp oil

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