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Oil Skimmers Deliver Efficiencies and Cost Savings in the Food Processing Industry

Posted by Jim Hebert on Mar 21, 2019 09:16:00 AM

Remove FOG from water in food processing operations In the food processing industry, companies strive to deliver high-quality products, efficiently, and to ensure their production methods are environmentally friendly as possible.

Keep reading to learn more about:

  • How smart food producers are investing in equipment that lowers costs, while enabling the manufacturing of high-quality products through efficient processes.
  • How oil skimming equipment can effectively remove oil from the surface of other liquids (usually separating used cooking oil from wastewater for...
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4 Factors to Help You Select the Right Oil Skimmer for Power Plants

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Feb 04, 2019 00:00:00 PM

remove oil at power plant Whether your power plant is coal-fired, gas-fired, hydroelectric or nuclear, petroleum-based products like fuel, hydraulic fluid and lubricating greases and oils are critical to operational success.

Supporting numerous lubricant connections, bearings, hydraulic seals and moving equipment parts, such as pumps, conveyors, feeders, scrubbers, cranes, turbines and more—it’s inevitable that these petroleum-based products will find their way into the process, cooling, or cleaning water that flows throughout a plant—posing operational challenges. 

Typically, this oily or greasy water flows to one...

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Topics: oil removal oil skimmer power plant skim oil waste oil

Celebrating 50 Years of Oil Removal Solutions: What Our Customers Have to Say

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Jan 31, 2019 10:16:00 AM

50 Years of Oil Removal Solutions This year marks the 50th anniversary of our company— Oil Skimmers, Inc. For the last five decades, we’ve provided customers in 119 countries with simple, effective and reliable oil removal solutions.

In over 35,000 applications around the world, our products are used to tackle waste oil challenges. By implementing our skimming systems, oil water separators and oil removal solutions, our customers are able to improve wastewater treatment processes, Read More

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Should you Choose a Complete, All-In-One Oil Removal Solution? (Video)

Posted by Jim Hebert on Jan 10, 2019 04:06:00 PM

remove oil from scale pitAfter learning about the benefits of oil skimming and deciding to remove oil from water in your application, you’re faced with a decision: which type of skimmer is best for your particular application?

Companies that install an oil skimming solution reap immediate benefits—lowering their ecological footprint, reducing maintenance requirements and an improving their overall wastewater treatment process, all while increasing profits. But in order to maximize these benefits, choosing an appropriate system...

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Oil Skimmer Efficiently Removes Oily Sludge from Truck Wash Wastewater

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Jan 02, 2019 01:26:00 PM

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

With a fleet of 250 tanker trucks—35 of which are used to haul soybean oil—one U.S.-based trucking company is dedicated to thoroughly cleaning its large fleet following transportation jobs. The oil tankers can each haul approximately 48,000 pounds of oil, so when cleaning the tanks, a significant amount of residual oil often mixes with the wash water.

As is common practice in many municipalities, local regulations require the trucking company to...

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Topics: oil removal truck wash

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