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  • Series of oil skimming vessels built

    Kvichak Marine Industries is currently constructing a run of approximately 30 each 30" Rapid Response Oil Skimmers fitted with Marco Pollution Control CL-1 Filterbelt oil recovery modules for customers who are responding to the current Gulf spill. The Kvichak/Marco Filterbelt is proving to be one of the most effective oil recovery systems now operating in the Gulf, and is ideally ...

  • Abanaki Publishes Expanded Oil Skimming Solutions Sourcebook

    Second Edition Covers 40 Real-World Oil Skimming Applications.  CLEVELAND -Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming and coolant maintenance products, announced the second-edition of its Solutions Sourcebook for oil skimming applications. The newly expanded 43-page handbook offers application notes and photos of 40 real-world implementations of oil skimming. Abanaki’s ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimming Infographic delivers oil recycling facts and tips

    While recycling aluminum, steel, paper, and glass is common practice nowadays, recycling used oil is not. Only a small fraction of the used oil in the world is recycled, and an estimated 200,000,000 gallons of used oil are improperly disposed of every year. In Abanaki's new Oil Skimmer Infographic regarding used oil ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers’ mobile model 6V skimming system used in multiple skimming locations

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a mobile oil skimmer that is used to remove oil in a variety of locations. Oil Skimmers mobile Model 6V oil skimmer is a trailer-mounted oil recovery system that can be used in large manufacturing facilities, land reclamation projects, military bases and refineries to skim multiple large ponds, ditches and sumps. The ...


    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.

  • Skimming stations from Oil Skimmers effectively house large volumes of removed waste oil

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, offers skimming stations that provide safe and cost-effective storage of large amounts of waste oil. It is a convenient way of having the storage and mounting system as one unit. Designed to meet the growing demands for large containers that hold large quantities of removed oil, Oil Skimmers’ skimming stations work in ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Variety of mounting systems from Oil Skimmers gives users useful options for skimming needs

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, offers pre-fabricated mounting systems designed for installation with the Oil Skimmers Model 6V and Model 5H skimmer. The mounting systems give users safe and easy access to the skimmer. The pre-fabricated mounting system allows the skimmer to be positioned over the skimming area without the need for platforms or bridgework, ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Easily Modified Vapor Hood System Provides a Compact Solution to Oil Skimming Needs

    Originally designed for above ground, enclosed tanks, Oil Skimmers, Inc.’s Vapor Hood System is now customizable to fit the specific needs of each customer. Their Vapor Hood System is a mounting structure and enclosure for the Model 6V Oil Skimmer, which enables an economic and simple installation of a complete system. Recently, a snack food processor was getting oil and grease in the plant ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Grabber Oil Skimmer for Steel Mills

    In the previous blog post we discussed how the Model 4 oil skimmer was a great solution for steel mill applications. Steel mills must limit the amount of grease in wastewater discharged into the environment in order to avoid government fines and penalties. WCI Steel, a steel manufacturer in Warren, Ohio, needed an ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Conveyor for Power Stations

    Last week we installed an Oil Conveyor inside a buffer tank for contaminated water. The Oil Conveyor skims the free oil from the surface, and thereby pre-cleans the bilge water prior to the OWS. This is just another example of how the use of the Oil Conveyor, on a land based power station can protect the ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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’ oil holding and distribution system is a convenient solution for small areas

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, offers an oil holding and distribution system that provides all-in-one oil skimming solutions. The oil holding and distribution system is a complete package consisting of various Oil Skimmers products to solve oil skimming needs. Portable and requiring no assembly, the system includes the Oil Skimmers Model 6V oil skimmer, a ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers provides free manual for controlling oil spills

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a free manual of field bulletins that outline oil spill problems and their solutions in various applications. Oil Skimmers’ manual outlines proven, successful solutions to typical applications associated with oil/water problems. Each section of the booklet discusses components that management and operators must ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • 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 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`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, Inc. introduces the oil recovery and transfer system

    The Model 6V Oil Holding and Distribution Tank System from Oil Skimmers, Inc. has received a make-over! The system has been re-engineered and re-named; it is now called the Oil Recovery and Transfer System (ORTS). The Oil Recovery and Transfer System includes a Model 6V Oil Skimmer, a built-in decanting system, an oil collection tank, adjustable motor ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

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