skimmer News

  • Skimmers Tested to ASTM Standards

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has initiated the testing of stationary skimmer systems owned by BSEE and the U.S. Coast Guard. Skimmers will be tested at Ohmsett in multiple oil types to determine Oil Recovery Rate (ORR) and Oil Recovery Efficiency (ORE) using the ASTM F2709 Standard Test Method for Determining Nameplate Recovery Rate of Stationary Oil Recovery ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Oil spill skimmers: oil drum skimmers model 24 and 48 available

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, now has oil spill skimmers model 24  and model 48 (ask for drum or brush options) available. 10 units per model can ...

  • 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, Inc. Launches New and Improved Website

    Oil Skimmers Inc., launched a re-designed website, which includes five videos demonstrating products such as the Model 6V Oil Skimming System, allowing site visitors to see what a tube oil skimmer is, and how it works. The site, available in four languages, also has a case histories page that provides concrete examples of how the oil skimmers have been utilized in several industries. An inquiry ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers catalog highlights benefits of model 6V

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, distributes a catalog highlighting product benefits of its Model 6V. The Model 6V, an oil recovery system that removes waste oil via a specially designed collector tube, is manufactured to handle large jobs. The catalog outlines why the Model 6V is an effective method for eliminating waste oil and how Oil Skimmers can help ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Zebra Skimmers Corporation, announces free online resources

    Zebra Skimmers Corporation, a full-line manufacturer of oil skimmers and fluid maintenance equipment, announces its free online resources. Free resources include a Coolant Troubleshooting Guide and Machine Coolant Standards & Maintenance Log. Meg Grant, Sales & Service Manager of Zebra Skimmers Corp., indicates "When we see a need regarding coolant maintenance in the metalworking ...


    By Zebra Skimmers Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc. Will Exhibit at AIST 2012

    The annual Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) show will take place on May 7-10 2012 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. AIST focuses on new technologies on the global stage aimed at helping those in the iron and steel industries improve productivity and efficiency. Featuring hundreds of technical presentations plus ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc., Joins the Mobile Web Revolution

    In today’s society, if companies want to send users to a website, it is important to have a mobile optimized version. This allows the site to be viewed on a phone screen in a layout conducive to the size of the screen, rather than attempting to view a website created to be viewed on large computer screens. Mobilized sites enable easy navigation, which is important to the growing number of ...


    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

  • 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

  • Product Highlight – Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System

    The Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System The FTS™ system is comprised of a radial scum trough extending from the clarifier feedwell, outwards to the scum baffle.  There are two cantilevered scum skimming arms which sweep the entire clarification surface area twice per revolution.  The FTS system is a performance enhancing skimmer design, ...

  • 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.

  • Giant oil skimmer still not ready at Gulf of Mexico spill site

    Tests of a giant Taiwanese tanker to collect oil gushing from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico would continue after initial trials were deemed inconclusive because of rough seas. Over the weekend the modified ship, named A Whale, was being tested to separate crude oil from sea water in an area north of the BP Plc well that has been spewing oil into the Gulf. ""After an initial 48-hour ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Abanaki announces New Mighty Mini SST Oil Skimmer

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, announces the new and improved Mighty Mini SST. The Mighty Mini is the ideal ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Companies Using Oil Skimmers to Clean Flowback

    Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a process that recovers natural gas and oil from deep shale formations that contain large amounts of the fuels. Fracking requires the drilling of a well vertically underground, past the deepest aquifer containing fresh groundwater. Steel surface casing is inserted down the well ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 Oil Skimmers Provide Lowest-Cost Method for Groundwater Remediation

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki Corporation offers a cost-effective way to remove hydrocarbon contamination from groundwater without pumps. Engineers in industrial settings have, for many years, valued oil skimmers as the lowest cost way to remove hydrocarbons from wastewater. Food processing plants, the metals industry, machining firms, and utilities have all used skimmers with great success ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

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