Oil Removal Solutions Blog

How One Mining Company Solved Its Oil Removal Problem with the Tube Skimmer

Posted by David Cehlar on Nov 27, 2018 00:22:00 PM

mine-tunnel

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2015 and has been updated for comprehensiveness.

Do you have an oil removal problem? You’re not alone, and there is a steadfast solution. Read on to see how one mining and tunneling company solved its oil issues— within five hours of installing a new solution.

A North American company that constructs sanitary and storm sewers was in the process of completing a large-scale sewer nearly 10 feet in diameter and...

Read More

Topics: fuel leak heavy equipment mining model 5H tunneling

Tube-Type Oil Skimmers: The Solution to Removing Oil from the Surface of Water (Video)

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Nov 19, 2018 00:05:00 PM

6V Brill tube skimmer removing oil from API separator The age-old idiom that oil and water don’t mix is true, but at some point in most industrial processes they actually do combine. If the oil is not removed, it can cause quite a few adverse affects.

But, thanks to oil skimming technology, we can effectively remove oil from the water’s surface. Doing so, provides economic advantages, improves wastewater treatment processes, extends the...

Read More

Topics: video why oil skimmers why skim? why the tube?

How a Tube Oil Skimmer Can Turn Waste Oil into New Revenue

Posted by Guy Flynn on Nov 15, 2018 01:08:00 PM

tube skimmer black gold

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2013 and has been updated for comprehensiveness.

When your company considers investing in an oil skimmer, profitability may be an unlikely motive. But here at Oil Skimmers, more customers are telling us they’ve boosted their profits and saved money after they implemented our...

Read More

Topics: food industry oil oil recovery oil skimmers recycle oil steel industry vacuum truck

What Happens to the Environment (and Your Business) When You Don't Properly Dispose Oil

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Nov 14, 2018 02:46:00 PM

Now, more than ever, we are aware of the environmental consequences of our actions. Both individuals and organizations are dedicated to adhering to ecological rules and regulations designed to mitigate environmental damage.

One of the many problems that environmentalists face is waste oil recycling and disposal.

According to the EPA, “...used oil from one oil change can contaminate one million gallons of fresh water — a years’ supply for 50 people!”

Problems mainly arise when used oil isn't properly disposed. Such oil...

Read More

Topics: EPA oil skimming remove oil

The Impact of Active Oil Removal - Adding an Oil Skimmer to Oil Water Separators

Posted by Jim Hebert on Nov 12, 2018 01:09:00 PM

o-w-before-after

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2013 and has been updated for comprehensiveness.

Metaldyne Corp.’s Hatebur Operations in Royal Oak, Mich., produces driveline and transmission components at a rate of 120 parts per minute. To keep pace with demand, the plant can’t affordt extended downtime because of inefficient equipment.

Unfortunately for Metaldyne, the plant faced a problem we commonly encounter in the oil-skimming business. Metaldyne’s oil water separator frequently clogged and was extremely inefficient.

...
Read More

Topics: oil removal oil water separators

Back to Top