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Abanaki Shows Oil-Water Separators at CARS Expo

Posted by Tom Hobson on Aug 30, 2016 2:15:47 PM

Recently, one of our sales team attended CARS Complete Automotive Recycling and Secondary Materials show. Focused on the waste and oil byproducts from old cars, Abanaki made a strong impression with their oil skimmers.

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Topics: model 4, auto dismantling, UK, CARS

Abanaki's Core Values in Environmental Oil Removal: How They Impact Our Customers

Posted by Tom Hobson on Aug 29, 2016 4:34:13 PM

Abanaki recently evaluated what it holds near and dear. The answer: our Core Values. Our four pillars of No Waste, Trust & Loyalty, Can Do, and 3D define Abanaki’s methods and interactions with customers, which are now being released to the public.

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Topics: values, customer service

The Oil Boss is here!

Posted by Tom Hobson on Jun 24, 2016 4:12:33 PM

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.

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Topics: coolant, oil, machine shop, coolant maintenance, oil skimmer, cnc machine, coolant skimmer, oil boss

How an Oil Skimmer Saved Cows From Pollution

Posted by Tom Hobson on May 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Oil Skimmer Keeps Auto-Dismantler in Compliance and the Cows Happy
Environmentally Sound Solution to Unwanted Oil Reduces Disposal Costs

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Topics: oil, application, auto, oil skimmer, clean drinking water, petroxtractor, environmental, car, clean water, UK

Your Belt and You: Choosing the Right Material

Posted by Tom Hobson on Apr 11, 2016 3:00:00 PM

A belt is to a skimmer like wheels to a car’s chassis: although the latter is the most identifiable part, it needs the former to actually run. Just like tires, belts are not one size fits all. Just as there are snow tires, street tires, year-round tires, and more, so too are there a variety of belt materials. So what purpose does each serve?

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Topics: belt selection guide, oil skimmer belt, belt materials, oil skimmer, belt material

How Your Company Can Help Keep Our World Clean

Posted by Tom Hobson on Apr 6, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Here at Abanaki, we take our core tenets seriously. Abanaki’s day-to-day processes involve cleaning our world, often in small, sustainable ways that can be adopted by multiple businesses. Today, I’d like to share a few ideas that your company can implement to make our world a little cleaner.

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Introducing the Oil Boss!

Posted by Tom Hobson on Feb 17, 2016 6:30:00 PM


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A Step by Step Guide to Choosing an Oil Skimmer

Posted by Tom Hobson on Nov 10, 2015 9:06:53 AM

Choosing an oil skimmer best suited for your application will maximize oil removal while minimizing capital outlay and oil skimmer operating costs. There are 5 crucial steps that need to be considered when purchasing a skimmer for your application. Skipping one or any of these concepts can result in having zero success in removing oil from your waste water. So let’s keep that from happening and go over these 5 simple steps!

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How to Increase Your Removal Rates

Posted by Tom Hobson on Nov 5, 2015 2:21:09 PM

You buy an oil skimmer that will get the job done the first time around!

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Topics: removal rates

Waste Oil Recovery Basics

Posted by Tom Hobson on Oct 28, 2015 1:02:42 PM

Waste oil recovery is critical to any application for a multitude of reasons. Many companies try, or should being trying (tsk tsk if you’re not), to recover their used oil in order to stay in compliance with government standards and regulations. No one wants to pay a massive fine or even worse, donning the orange jump suit with silver bracelets, when simply complying with the law and keeping our environment clean is a simple enough task.

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