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Oil Skimming: 7 Benefits, 6 Must-Have Features and 4 Skimming Accessories

Posted by Guy Flynn on Apr 27, 2021 00:00:00 AM

Model 6V Oil Skimmer with Decanter and Tube GuardsWaste oil doesn't have to be a burden to plant personnel. Using an oil skimmer ensures that oil will be removed with minimal effort. With the right equipment, a facility can manage the oil effectively while saving time and money.

Plant 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 at its maximum productivity level.

Water has several purposes...

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

Posted by Jim Petrucci on Jan 31, 2019 09:16:00 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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Which Type of Oil Skimmer Works Best?

Posted by David Cehlar on Dec 12, 2018 01:07:00 PM

Model-1H-on-Coolant-Tank If you’re in the market for an oil removal solution, you already know that there are various types of oil skimmers. But did you know that choosing the wrong skimmer type can result in poor oil removal? This, in turn, can lead to maintenance issues, health and safety risks, and failure to comply with environmental regulations, among other serious business implications.

To avoid these problems and to help you make the right skimmer choice for your...

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5 Red Flags That Your Oil Skimming Solution Isn’t Reliable

Posted by Guy Flynn on Dec 05, 2018 00:19:00 AM

red-flag-3132583_1280 Using an oil skimmer to remove oil from coolant, process water and wastewater has many benefits, such as reducing maintenance, lowering environmental impact, improving working conditions, and potentially creating new revenue opportunities.

But, to reap those benefits, your oil skimmer must be completely effective, efficient, and reliable.

In this post, we cover five signs that your oil skimming solution isn’t reliable.

1. You have to bring in backup to remove oil buildup.

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7 Questions to Ask Your Oil Skimmer Manufacturer

Posted by Guy Flynn on Nov 29, 2018 01:36:00 PM

questions to ask about oil skimmers So, you’re thinking about installing an oil skimmer to remove oil from water in your application. What more should you know before deciding which skimmer manufacturer or vendor to use?

As with any technology, quality of equipment, level of service, capabilities, and expertise vary greatly among vendors. Hence the importance of choosing the right provider.

If you have a shortlist of potential oil removal solution providers but aren’t sure which is best, we...

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