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Removing Oil Early – What It Means & Why It Pays

Posted by Guy Flynn on Sep 20, 2018 03:24:00 PM

Skim Oil EarlyEditor’s note: This post was originally published in 2014 and has been updated for comprehensiveness.

Skimming oil early refers to removing oil as close as possible to the point of origin—ideally, where oil first enters the wastewater stream from the process that generates it.

The earlier you skim oil, or grease and fats, the more benefits you’ll see. Early oil removal can result in cost savings you might not have considered possible before now. By removing oil early,...

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4 Ways Oil Skimming Addresses Environmental Concerns

Posted by Jim Hebert on Sep 11, 2018 09:59:00 AM

oil spill cleanupOrganizations are increasingly focused on reducing their environmental footprint and making the best use of our planet’s limited resources.

Removing oil from process and wastewater helps your company employ cleaner operations, conserve water and reduce pollutants in the water.

Read on for four ways oil skimming addresses environmental concerns.

1. Water Conservation

Fresh, clean water is an increasingly limited resource that needs to be used responsibly. While water has historically been plentiful...

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Infographic: Opportunities to Remove Oil from Process Water and Wastewater

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Sep 04, 2018 11:38:00 AM

When water is used in an industrial process for manufacturing, cooling or washing, it often combines with contaminants (solids, oil, grease, fats, etc.). Before this water can be re-used within your facility or prepared for discharge into the municipal sewer system, it must first be cleaned of the oil.

The infographic below demonstrates four key areas where oil skimming can be leveraged in the wastewater treatment process:

  1. Before process water is re-used for an industrial procedure.
  2. Before water is chemically treated.
  3. Before water is entered into a...
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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 floating waste oil, fat or grease from wastewater. It is the first step in any recovery, recycle or reuse project, and has numerous benefits for the environment, economy, and 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...

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