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Get An Up-Close Look at the Tube-Type Oil Skimmer (VIDEO)

Posted by Jim Hebert on Mar 28, 2019 09:52:00 AM

Model 5H Brill Tube Type Oil Skimmer Oil plays a part in just about every industrial process on earth. While oil can play crucial and beneficial role in industrial operations, it can also cause many challenges once it has served its purpose and ends up in the wastewater stream. 

To increase the efficiency of wastewater treatment processes and maintain environmental compliance, organizations must first remove the oil before repurposing it or the water, before discharging water to the municipality, and before...

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Topics: oil skimmer tube skimmer model 5H video

3 Key Benefits of Proper Coolant Maintenance

Posted by Guy Flynn on Feb 08, 2019 10:23:00 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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Topics: oil water seprators tramp oil coolants tube skimmer coolant management coolskim coolant maintenance

The Better Belt Skimmer - Solving the Issues Customers Experience with Traditional Belt Skimmers

Posted by Guy Flynn on Jan 03, 2019 03:16:00 PM

better-belt-skimmer Recognizing the limitations of belt skimmers and other oil removal methods, 50 years ago we invented the “better belt skimmer”, the Brill® tube type oil skimmer.

Using the right type of oil skimmer can be just as important as deciding to skim oil in the first place. Whether your business is considering a new skimming solution or has traditional belt skimmers in operation already, it’s important to be mindful of common challenges that our customers have faced before...

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Topics: tube skimmer belt skimmer better belt skimmer

Did You Know? Oil Skimming Can Reduce Operational Costs

Posted by Jim Hebert on Oct 25, 2018 10:05:00 AM

Oil skimmer with decanter removing oil from oily sump In just about every industrial process on earth, whether it’s making steel or cosmeticsfood processingminingrailroads, or construction, water plays an important role in a company’s operations.

Similarly, in most, if not all of those same industries, oil plays some kind of role. It may be lubrication oil, fuel oil, or the process itself may consume or produce oil—such as in chemical plants and oil...

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Topics: oil skimmer tube skimmer remove oil reduce cost

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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Topics: tube skimmer why the tube? model 7v frac water floating tube brill wastewater disposal

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