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
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.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2013 and has been updated for comprehensiveness.
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.
Water plays an important role in most industrial processes and
is often mixed with oil as a result. Removing oil from water early and often by way of skimming is key in
maintaining a healthy process. In fact, if ignored, oily water could be detrimental to your
productivity, reputation, and ultimately, your bottom-line.
Removing oil in the process or wastewater stream is critical to
maximizing efficiencies within your operation. So, how can you start removing oil?
Oil skimmers offer the greatest flexibility
when integrating this function into your existing workflow.
Choosing the right partner for your application will lead to the most effective installation and a larger
ROI. As the first in their field, the Oil Skimmers Inc. team has the experience and continues to set the
standard for providing...