Recognizing the limitations of belt skimmers and other oil
removal methods, 50 years ago we invented the “better belt skimmer”, the Brill® tube type oil skimmer.
Choosing Which Belt Skimmers are Best: Traditional vs Better Belt Skimmer
Using the right type of oil skimmer can be just as important as deciding to skim oil in the first place. Whether
your business is considering a new skimming solution or has traditional belt skimmers in operation already,
it’s important to...
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2015 and has been updated for comprehensiveness.
With a fleet of 250 tanker
trucks—35 of which are used to haul soybean oil—one U.S.-based trucking company is dedicated to
thoroughly cleaning its large fleet following transportation jobs. The oil tankers can each haul
approximately 48,000 pounds of oil, so when cleaning the tanks, a significant amount of residual oil often
mixes with the wash water.
As is common practice in many municipalities, local regulations require the trucking company to...
For 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...
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...