Disk oil skimmers offer an efficient option for removing tramp oil from coolant yet finding a high-quality unit offering durability can be tough. When properly selected and applied, disk oil skimmers are highly economical solutions for separating oil from water to allow its reuse or safe disposal.
How Do Disk Oil Skimmers Work?
Disk oil skimmers rotate a disk-shaped medium through the liquid. Oil is wiped off and discharged into a collection container in a manner similar to belt oil skimmers.
When specifying disk diameter, it is important to consider reach, the portion of the disk that actually gets immersed. Less disk area in the fluid means less oil removed. Obviously, fluctuating fluid levels can be a real problem.
Also, it is important to look at how much of the disk the wipers are actually wiping. If they wipe only 2 inches from the edge, then any reach into the fluid beyond 2 inches is wasted. As a result, removal capacities for disks can be relatively low.
Are You Buying High-Quality Disk Oil Skimmer?
Abanaki, the recognized leader in oil skimming, offers a low-cost disk skimmer for removing tramp oil from CNC machine coolant maintaining a high-quality product standard. The Abanaki Mighty Disk™ Oil Skimmer offers versatility while extending coolant life in machine tools.
This video demonstrates the important features on how to differentiate the high-quality disk oil skimmer from the regular disk oil skimmer. Watch the details on this small but mighty solution to extending coolant life.
The Abanaki Mighty Disk oil skimmer:
- Effectively removes 1-1/2 gallons of medium weight oil per hour
- Compact size allows for installation on almost any flat surface
- Portable design weighs less than 10 pounds, so one skimmer can be used for multiple locations
- Comes complete out of the box and ready to work
To learn more about oil skimmers, please contact our experts at 440-543-7400 or visit our website: www.abanaki.com
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