Articles & Whitepapers
The Problem In the area around a refinery’s facilities the groundwater was suspected of being contaminated by hydrocarbons. Test borings in the refinery area confirmed the contamination by waste oil that had percolated through the ground, and that had left a layer of waste oil on the surface of the groundwater. The local authorities engage a consulting company, and asked that they recommend ...
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. ...
Equipment & Solutions
API oil water separator is a gravity-based separation system. It is designed as per API 421using Stokes’s Law. The specific gravity difference leads to the settlement of heavier solids at the bottom of the separator. Oil rises to form the top layer; heavy suspended particles from the bottom layer and the middle layer are formed by water. The top oil layer is skimmed off using a chain scraper ...