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How Do Tube Type Oil Skimmers Work? (Video)

Posted by Guy Flynn on Dec 21, 2018 11:35:00 AM

tube skimmer removing oil You’re probably aware of why skimming oil is important, but do you know how skimmers actually collect oil? Are you certain the type of skimmer you’re using is the best choice?

There are a handful of different oil skimming solutions, but we will focus on the most efficient and reliable system—tube-type oil skimmers.

How the Oil Skimmer Works

The Brill® tube skimmer type uses a special closed-loop Free-Floating Collector...

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The Top 10 Blog Posts from Oil Skimmers, Inc. in 2018

Posted by Guy Flynn on Dec 17, 2018 02:08:00 PM

top-10-2018For decades, our oil removal solutions have played an important role in businesses that deal with fat, oil or grease (FOG) in process water, coolant or wastewater at some point in their operations. Oil removal technology can improve your wastewater treatment processes, reduce your ecological footprint and improve the bottom line.

To learn more about how oil skimmers and systems work in a variety of applications and industries (or if you’d just like to catch up on what...

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Which Type of Oil Skimmer Works Best?

Posted by David Cehlar on Dec 12, 2018 02:07:00 PM

Model-1H-on-Coolant-Tank If you’re in the market for an oil removal solution, you already know that there are various types of oil skimmers. But did you know that choosing the wrong skimmer type can result in poor oil removal? This, in turn, can lead to maintenance issues, health and safety risks, and failure to comply with environmental regulations, among other serious business implications.

To avoid these problems and to help you make the right skimmer choice for your...

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5 Red Flags That Your Oil Skimming Solution Isn’t Reliable

Posted by Guy Flynn on Dec 05, 2018 01:19:00 AM

red-flag-3132583_1280 Using an oil skimmer to remove oil from coolant, process water and wastewater has many benefits, such as reducing maintenance, lowering environmental impact, improving working conditions, and potentially creating new revenue opportunities.

But, to reap those benefits, your oil skimmer must be completely effective, efficient, and reliable.

In this post, we cover five signs that your oil skimming solution isn’t reliable.

1. You have to bring in backup to remove oil buildup.

The purpose of an oil skimmer...

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7 Questions to Ask Your Oil Skimmer Manufacturer

Posted by Guy Flynn on Nov 29, 2018 02:36:00 PM

questions to ask about oil skimmers So, you’re thinking about installing an oil skimmer to remove oil from water in your application. What more should you know before deciding which skimmer manufacturer or vendor to use?

As with any technology, quality of equipment, level of service, capabilities, and expertise vary greatly among vendors. Hence the importance of choosing the right provider.

If you have a shortlist of potential oil removal solution providers but aren’t sure which is best, we...

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