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3 Key Benefits of Using Oil Skimmers for Coolant Maintenance

Posted by Guy Flynn on Feb 08, 2019 11:23:00 AM

remove coolant from tramp oil cnc machine Many industrial and manufacturing processes require the use of coolant.

After all, coolant plays a critical role in both lubrication and temperature regulation. It’s vital in metalworking, machining and many other industrial processes—any that use or create heat.

From cutting, grinding and machining oil-coated metal parts, and because CNC machining centers leak hydraulic oil, coolant quickly picks up tramp oil, particulate matter and other impurities, mandating regular upkeep. Coolant often contains oil as an ingredient,...

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Advance Your Manufacturing Process with One Solution

Posted by David Cehlar on Sep 28, 2018 11:26:00 AM

metal-machining Excess oil in manufacturing processes can have detrimental effects to overall operations, as it:

  • Shortens the life of machining coolant
  • Can result in costly equipment malfunctions and maintenance
  • Can affect the quality of finished parts

Fortunately, there is a solution.

Oil skimming can save manufacturers thousands of dollars in maintenance issues and ensure that finished products are the best quality possible.

Oil skimmers remove tramp oil from coolant or parts-washing solutions before...

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Topics: cnc machine coolants manufacturing parts washer tramp oil

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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The 5 Benefits of Continous Oil Removal in Canmaking

Posted by Ken Gray on Feb 11, 2015 09:11:00 AM

beverage-canning The global demand for beverage cans will increase between two and three percent in 2015, according to a recent forecast by Alcoa, one of the world’s leading suppliers of aluminum canstock.

With the number of cans rolling off production lines fast approaching one-half trillion a year, canmakers are constantly challenged to optimize their plant operations. Each step of can manufacturing – from drawing and ironing to curing and finishing – offers opportunity for improvement. But let’s...

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Topics: beverage canmaking canning coolants tramp oil

A Guide to Oil Skimming - Choosing the Right Oil Skimmer

Posted by Guy Flynn on Aug 23, 2013 02:34:00 PM

5H anchovy processing plantPlant personnel are always looking for new tools and equipment to help them run their facility more efficiently. In many manufacturing and processing plants, oily water is present, which prevents a plant from functioning efficiently.

Water has several purposes in a manufacturing or processing facility. It can be used for cooling machinery, washing down equipment or in...

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