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  • Oil Skimmers offers compact model 5H oil skimmer for confined spaces

    The Model 5H oil skimmer from Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, is compact in size for hard-to-reach areas. Designed for congested plant facilities or confined spaces, the Model 5H can be installed on open or closed tanks. Like the larger version, the Model 6V, the Model 5H is fully automatic and runs 24 hours per day, seven days a week. Oil is removed by the ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Abanaki`s new oil skimmer facts handbook

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming and coolant maintenance products, announces the new updated edition of its Oil Skimmer Facts Handbook for solving oil removal problems. The new handbook offers expanded information about oil skimming principles, applications, technologies, installation tips, and how to select and size an oil skimmer. In addition, this complete oil skimming ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers offers free waste oil test kit

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers free waste oil test kits. The kit helps users determine whether the substance in question is able to be skimmed from the application area. The test kit is representative of Oil Skimmers’ Model 6V and Model 5H (used for smaller spaces) skimming capabilities, in which the skimmer’s collecting tube attracts oil. Each kit ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc., offers to aid in the clean-up of the gulf oil spill

    As heavy oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico begins to wash into the fragile Louisiana wetlands, environmental organizations, governmental officials, and citizens alike are worrying about how to clean up the shallow waters on the shores. Oil Skimmers, Inc., offers a unique solution that can be of service in the clean-up effort. In a June 1st press release Governor ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Product Focus: Floating Oil on Water Sensor

    Oil contamination in any watercourse can have a profound effect on the environment, as well as the way in which water is treated. If visible oil manages to slip into a river, local wildlife can feel the impact. In an extreme scenario, floating oil can influence the food chain and can kill a host of animals and plants, even if the pollution is in a small quantity. Meanwhile, ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Abanaki Oil Skimmer Belt Goes to Great Lengths to Clean Up Oil

    Abanaki Corporation recently installed a PetroXtractor Oil Skimmer equipped with the longest operating oil skimmer belt at a remote train depot located in Northern British Columbia. The Looped Fuzzy Belt?, which measures over 200 feet in length, drops into a monitoring well to remove ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki Introduces the Oil Boss® Oil Skimmer for Coolant Maintenance

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, announces the addition of the Oil Boss® Oil Skimmer to its extensive coolant maintenance product line. The Oil Boss solves problems that have plagued regular skimmers in machine shops. No tubes, mops, disks, or belts or wear out. The filtration media is easily washed out and reused. Eliminate oil containers on ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers for Hydroelectric Power Plants: Another Green Idea from Abanaki

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki announced a full range of oil skimmers and emergency oil spill systems for the special challenges facing hydroelectric power generation facilities, who must protect water resources from spills of hydraulic fluid. Although hydroelectric-generated electricity is considered clean, small leaks of hydraulic oil from turbines at hydroelectric plants are not uncommon. The oil can end ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc. Offers Free Tube Test Kits

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., the leading manufacturer of oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a free Tube Test Kit to companies who believe that they have a waste oil removal issue. This kit will demonstrate how efficiently the oil skimmers can work for any company looking to remove and recycle waste oil from sumps, tanks, separators, ponds, basins, or any other area that has a waste oil problem. ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers’ model 6V oil recovery system is efficient by continuously removing waste oil

    The Model 6V oil recovery system from Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, efficiently removes oily wastes that float on the surface of water. A specially formulated collector tube skims oil from the water surface. The oil adheres to the outside of the closed-loop tube, which is slowly drawn across the surface of the water and into the oil skimmer. The tube is ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers’ decanter allows continuous skimming with minimum water pick up

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a decanter that is used to return water droplets during the oil skimming process back to the skimmed area. The Oil Skimmers decanter works on the basic principle of differences in specific gravity between oil and water – lighter oil will float higher than water. A specifically designed manifold, incorporated with an oil ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Abanaki Announces Solar Powered Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation has added a Solar Powered Groundwater Remediation System to their broad line of oil skimming solutions. This system is typically used in monitoring wells located in remote areas where standard power is unavailable. An added benefit is that solar power is a renewable energy source which is environmentally-friendly and readily available. The solar power ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki`s Oil Skimmer Line Ideal for Cleaning Water Used in Fracking

    Abanaki Corporation (http://www.abanaki.com/) announced that several models in its industrial ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki`s New Oil Skimmer Material Removes 56,000 Gallons of Oil in a Single Day of Gulf Clean-up

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki Corporation reported that its patent-pending Fuzzy2™ material being used on a disk oil skimmer in the Gulf picked up 56,000 gallons of oil in one day, triple the removal rate of a standard disk without the material. Originally designed for capturing light oils, the special high-nap oil skimmer material is proving to be effective with the thick, tar-like oil fouling Gulf ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki`s Belt Oil Skimmer Relieves a Fracking Headache -- Removing Oil From Water

    Abanaki Corporation (http://www.abanaki.com/) was recently enlisted by a Northeastern wastewater treatment plant in search of a solution to ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • New generation of pumps and skimmers ideal for landfill market

    Abanaki Corporation (www.abanaki.com), the world leader in oil skimming solutions, announces a new technology added to its groundwater remediation systems line. This new product line will include the PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer, PetroXtractor Passive Membrane Skimmer, and Leach-Aid Landfill Pump, intended for use in remediation and leachate ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Small, portable oil skimmer system can make big impact in BP disaster clean-up on Louisiana shoreline

    A North Carolina company that specializes in industrial oil skimmers has created a small, portable oil skimmer system specifically designed to clean up the BP oil spill on the shoreline in the Gulf of Mexico. SkimOil, Inc., has incorporated their well-proven industrial skimmer into a portable, easy-to-use surface skimming system that can be used on small vessels to remove large volumes of oil ...


    By SkimOil Inc.

  • Environmental Firm Uses Belt Skimmer to Remove Oil from Hard-to-Reach Wells

     Removing oil and hydrocarbons from water is particularly difficult in wells and areas where access is limited. Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has developed a variety of oil-in-water extraction solutions for these types of demanding applications. Abanaki's ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers Helps Major Global Energy Project Meet Tough Environmental Standards

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., a 40-year-old provider of customized floating tube oil skimmers, recently completed one of the largest and most complex orders of the year in its industry, supplying one of the world’s most significant energy projects located in the Pacific Rim. Oil Skimmers was chosen to supply 23 Model 6V oil skimming systems ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Leading engineering firm tackles ocean-front remediation system with well oil skimmers

    For most people, the phrase "ocean-front property" carries a pleasant cachet. For project engineer Stephen Hanks, "ocean-front property" just meant a headache with a view. Hanks, who works for the Atlanta-based consulting firm MACTEC, was in charge of an ocean-front property containing a bulk fuel storage terminal. That terminal continued to create challenges caused by a spill that happened about ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

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