tramp oil Articles

  • Case study - tramp oil

    Customer: Midwestern Manufacturer of metal stampings and machined parts for the Automotive Industry. The Problem: Tramp Oil collecting in metal working coolant.  Raises oil concentration levels to unacceptably high levels, adversely effects product quality, promotes bacterial growth which can lead to worker skin disorders.  Cutting ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • Cleaning up the tramp oil act

    For a year after changing to synthetic coolant, the people at Charles E. Kline Co., Warren, Ohio were plagued by the problems of contamination from tramp oil. Every "home remedy" they could think of was tried. "We shot air into the tank. We ran the level up and tried to glide the tramp oil off with ropes. We even had our men try to scoop it off with their hands. And we were still having to change ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Tramp oil separator extends Washwater life

    Challenge Specialty fastner manufacturer needs to combat the rapid contamination of washwater caused by a constant accumulation of tramp oil which reduces the cleaning efficiency of the wash solution. Customer Industrial Nut Industry Nuts and Fasteners Manufacturer Product Tramp Oil ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Case study - machine coolant tramp oil

    Customer: Midwestern Manufacturer of metal stampings and machined parts for the Automotive Industry. The Problem: Tramp Oil collecting in metal working coolant.  Oil concentration levels raise to unacceptably high levels, adversely effects product quality and promotes bacterial growth which leads to worker skin disorders.  Cutting tools ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • Ford utilizes Hyde TW’s to reduce high tramp oil levels

    Challenge Automaker suffers with production downtime and reduction in productivity due to excessive build-up over time of tramp oil from machining centers. Customer Ford Motor Company Industry Automotive Products Tramp Oil Separator Magnetic Separators Mobile Separator ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Hahn manufacturing chose oil skimming to remove tramp oils and saved money in the process

    Hahn Manufacturing, a family-owned business, decided to skim oil, recycle coolant and help keep its part of the world cleaner. Hahn Manufacturing, located in Cleveland, Ohio, supplies precision prototype and production machined parts for OEMs across the country. The coolant tanks in Hahn's multiple machining centers were being contaminated with tramp oil. Plant manager Gary Ott was concerned ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimming...no longer a luxury

    Tramp oils – hydraulic oil, lubricating oil and greases, and protective metal coatings, in coolant create expensive and frustrating problems. Tramp oils in coolant provide a breeding ground for bacteria and can cause problems ranging from unpleasant odor to employee skin rashes. When tramp oils combine with other contaminants in coolant they can form a sticky substance that clogs lines and ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Case study – oil removal prior to water discharge

    Customer: Distributor of industrial gases located in Louisiana, USA.   The Problem: Oil and grease from pumps, truck loading stations, and other sites flow through a 2’x 2’ below ground settling basin.  Oil and grease discharging to the local wastewater treatment plant.  Water discharge limits had oil concentration ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • Oil Emulsion and cleaning parts wastewater

    Customer The company is the only car manufacturer in Slovakia producing engines. In the Slovak facility, they produce gasoline engines by five production lines, four metal cutting lines and one assembly line. Customer needs Disposal of huge not dischargeable oily waste water is one important issue that the company has set out to exploit. The goal ...

  • Turning coolant contamination into a profitable oil-reclamation program

    What started out as an expensive problem of metalworking coolant contamination has been turned into a profitable oil-reclamation program. Van Huffel Tube of Warren, Ohio – a manufacturer of welded tubing – was spending about $3,000 per year in recharging a soluble-oil coolant tank that would become contaminated with tramp lubricating oil. The 1,000 gallon tank had to be recharged ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • A way to skim and save: a guide to oil skimming

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


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Machine shop for oil and gas services provider wins when the chips are down

    Chip Filtering Keeps Machine Shop Coolant Clean Since 1976, Facility Engineer Jay Wilson has handled the HVAC, electrical, and other operational facility needs for a key Texas-based plant within the FMC Technologies, Inc. (FMCTI) family. This leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry and other industrial markets was twice named as the Most Admired Oil and Gas ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Monroe Parallel Plate Modules increase oils and solids removal in existing API Separator

    Challenge A silicone manufacturing plant was increasing capacity production and needed to increase the processing of the accompanying wastewater stream containing tramp oils and solids. If possible, the plant wanted to increase the efficiency and capacity of two existing 140,000-gallon API Separators to handle the additional wastewater. The plant required that the water be clean enough to ...

  • Mobile service saves $46,700 in metalworking fluid system

    The Problem: An engine manufacturer had been having trouble with tool life, filtration performance and oil misting. To remedy the problem, the central system was partially discarded and replaced on a routine basis. The systems ranged in size from 8,000 to 40,000 gallons, and, while dumping was helping the problem, fluid costs were unacceptably high. The manufacturer and their contracted CMP asked ...

  • Modular service averts a shutdown

    The Problem: A 35,000-gallon system was filled with a soluble oil. Rapid indexing of central filtration system began, and machining problems began to develop. Oversized parts began to be produced. The plant CMP called in SRS to see if the system could be saved. Preliminary testing indicated a soluble oil concentration of 5% with dirt levels of 1545 PPM and total oil at 18%. The ...

  • Pratt & Whitney adds 26 Hyde TOS to Middletown facility

    Challenge Aircraft engine manufacturer uses non-standard sump sizes which makes it difficult to change out coolant from the sumps and reduce odors and bacteria. Customer Pratt & Whitney Industry Aerospace Products Tramp Oil Separators Automatic Air Sparger Business ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Monlangroup retrofit of Cincinnati “full cycle recycler”

    Challenge Manufacturer purchases a recycling system that isn't meeting their need to extend the life of coolant and reduce coolant and disposal costs. Customer Gardner-Denver Industry Compressed Air and Gas, Vacuum and Fluid Transfer Products Tramp Oil Separator Paper Roll Filter ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Providing Skimming Solutions For Industries Worldwide

    Product Overview Skimall Model AG25 "Mini David" Oil Skimming System The Model AG25 Oil Skimming System is designed to remove free-floating oils, grease and other material from the surface of water in indoor and outdoor applications where space is limited. The compact design makes it ideal for applications including oil/water separators, "tramp oil" removal from ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • Titanium Scrap Metal Processing

    Background A world-class processor of titanium scrap had a wash system whose cleaning solution was becoming contaminated with both free floating unemulsified tramp oil and emulsified water soluble oil that was being washed off of titanium turnings. As the level of oil contamination increased over time in the wash solution, cleaning effectiveness diminished. The processor uses a metric, ...

  • The small pumps with a big attitude

    Cardev International Ltd supplies a comprehensive range of environmental products commonly used in the maintenance and on-site recycling of industrial cutting fluids and oils, particularly hydraulic and turbine oils. Cardev’s standard range of OSCAR rigs incorporate several sizes of Mono M range pumps, including 110 volt systems for industrial recycling, and 24 volt systems mounted on the back of ...


    By NOV Mono - Mono Pumps Ltd

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