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7 Immediate Changes You’ll See After Implementing Oil Skimming

Posted by Guy Flynn on Aug 30, 2018 08:04:00 AM

Oil Skimmer to remove oil at scrap yardYou don’t have to wait long to see the results.

Oil skimming can have an immediate and sustained impact on your business. In fact, a Brill® tube-type oil skimmer can pay for itself within a few months through process efficiency gains, new revenue streams, and reduced equipment and labor costs.

In this post, we look at seven key differences you’ll notice right away once you begin skimming and separating oil from...

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What Is Oil Skimming? The 5 Clear Benefits of Efficient Oil Removal

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Aug 28, 2018 08:21:00 AM

oil-skimmer-steel-rolling-cart-mount-1 During many industrial and manufacturing processes, water is combined with chemicals, oils, grease, fat and other containments.

What is Oil Skimming?

Oil skimming is the process of removing this floating oil from water. It is the first step in any recovery, recycle or reuse project, and has numerous benefits for businesses.

Read on to learn why you should skim.

5 Benefits of Oil Removal


1. Cost Reduction

With skimming, water is cleaned before it reaches your wastewater treatment system, reducing the likelihood...

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The Importance of Skimming Oil from the Surface of Storm Water and Wastewater at Railroad Yards

Posted by Guy Flynn on Apr 17, 2018 04:04:00 PM

remove-oil-from-railyardsRailroads are among the world’s most environmentally conscious companies. In an industry that re-fuels hundreds of locomotives every day and can use up to 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel for just one re-fuel, railroad yards must both prevent and properly manage spills when they occur. When it comes to storm water and wastewater treatment, fuel spills and oil leaks can pose significant challenges.

Spilled fuel or leaked oil at a railroad yard typically ends up in a collection...

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Manufacturers Save Money on Replacing Process Fluids by Skimming Oil from Coolant and Washwater

Posted by Alan Dorich on Mar 29, 2018 00:25:00 PM

AS PUBLISHED IN MANUFACTURING TODAY MAGAZINE | VOLUME 18, ISSUE 1

Manufacturing Today article featuring Oil Skimmers, Inc. When some think about oil on water, they think only of oil spills in open water. “But mixing oil and water is quite common in the manufacturing world,” Jim Petrucci says. “People who use water to any degree in manufacturing are going to get oil in it, whether it’s on purpose or by accident,” he explains.

When manufacturers want to remove the...

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Super-duty tube type oil skimmer delivers instant ROI for salt water disposal facility

Posted by Guy Flynn on Mar 01, 2018 04:06:00 PM

oil-skimmer-super-duty-model-7v.jpgSalt water is a byproduct of oil and natural gas extraction. Typically, the salt water contains residual oil. For companies involved in the disposal of salt water, removing the residual oil from the water offers potentially significant economic benefit.

One salt water disposal facility successfully used a Model 6V Brill® oil skimmer with the free floating collector tube, from Oil Skimmers, Inc. to remove oil from its disposal pit. The Model 6V performed flawlessly and...

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