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  • 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 ...


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  • 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. 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’ 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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., 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.

  • 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

  • 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 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 better serves customers by customizing its products

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, has the expertise to customize its existing products for customers’ specialized needs. Based on the customer’s use of either the Model 6-V or the Model 5-H, Oil Skimmers has the capabilities to modify their existing products or create an entirely new unit per the customer’s request. Oil Skimmers is flexible enough to ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Abanaki Offers Discrete Security Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation Packages

    Abanaki Corporation offers Discrete Security Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation Packages for use in situations where there is a need to keep the oil skimmer from being tampered with or in applications where the operation of oil removal equipment may be deemed unsightly. These lockable poly-shelters are available in two sizes to accommodate various oil skimmers and option configurations. A ...


    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.

  • Interactive Chart Helps Customers Size the Right Skimmer for Their Application

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming solutions, has created an expanded online oil skimmer selection guide. The newly designed guide provides a quick and easy way to match the appropriate skimmer for a wide variety of applications. The grid layout quickly will determine the appropriate size, belt material and oil removal capacity, with quick links that connect to more detailed ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

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