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How to Keep Your Oil Skimmers Running in the Cold

Posted by Jim Hebert on Feb 27, 2019 10:19:00 AM

How to Winterize Your Oil Skimming Equipment

Oil Skimmers, Inc. offers a variety of winterization options that can work with already-installed skimmers to enable your facility to skim oil from wastewater on a continuous basis, all winter long.

A 300W heat rod can be added to the Model 6V Brill™ oil skimmer unit, and a 200W pan heater can be equipped for the Model 5H oil skimmer. For mounts with a sludge pan, the pan can...

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3 Key Benefits of Using Oil Skimmers for Coolant Maintenance

Posted by Guy Flynn on Feb 08, 2019 11:23:00 AM

remove coolant from tramp oil cnc machine Many industrial and manufacturing processes require the use of coolant.

After all, coolant plays a critical role in both lubrication and temperature regulation. It’s vital in metalworking, machining and many other industrial processes—any that use or create heat.

From cutting, grinding and machining oil-coated metal parts, and because CNC machining centers leak hydraulic oil, coolant quickly picks up tramp oil, particulate matter and other impurities, mandating regular upkeep. Coolant often contains oil as an ingredient,...

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Topics: coolant maintenance coolant management coolants coolskim oil water seprators tramp oil tube skimmer

4 Factors to Help You Select the Right Oil Skimmer for Power Plants

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Feb 04, 2019 00:00:00 PM

remove oil at power plant Whether your power plant is coal-fired, gas-fired, hydroelectric or nuclear, petroleum-based products like fuel, hydraulic fluid and lubricating greases and oils are critical to operational success.

Supporting numerous lubricant connections, bearings, hydraulic seals and moving equipment parts, such as pumps, conveyors, feeders, scrubbers, cranes, turbines and more—it’s inevitable that these petroleum-based products will find their way into the process, cooling, or cleaning water that flows throughout a plant—posing operational challenges. 

Typically, this oily or greasy water flows to one...

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Topics: oil removal oil skimmer power plant skim oil waste oil

Celebrating 50 Years of Oil Removal Solutions: What Our Customers Have to Say

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Jan 31, 2019 10:16:00 AM

50 Years of Oil Removal Solutions This year marks the 50th anniversary of our company— Oil Skimmers, Inc. For the last five decades, we’ve provided customers in 119 countries with simple, effective and reliable oil removal solutions.

In over 35,000 applications around the world, our products are used to tackle waste oil challenges. By implementing our skimming systems, oil water separators and oil removal solutions, our customers are able to improve wastewater treatment processes, Read More

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4 Variables That Can Impact the Efficiency of Your Oil/Water Separator

Posted by David Cehlar on Jan 24, 2019 03:49:00 PM

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The Importance of Active Oil Removal from Oil Water Separator Systems

Removing oil from any industrial process is important. Animal fats, grease and petroleum-based oils all have a significant impact on both overall maintenance and environmental compliance of an operation.

Hence why oil refineries, chemical plants, steel mills and many other types of companies throughout the world use oil/water separators. This flow-through device takes advantage of the fact that oil has a lower density than water, causing it to float on the water’s surface, to separate...

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Topics: oil skimmer oil water seprators remove oil

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