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Abanaki Oil Grabber® Model 8 Removes Up To 40 gph Of Oil from Liquids

Cleveland, OH, March 14, 2005 – Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming products, has upgraded its widely used Oil Grabber® oil skimmer with a Model 8. With more than 30 years of field-proven experience, oil skimmers represent the most effective and least costly method of oil water separation in almost any type of application.

The rugged Model 8 oil skimmer’s design is based on the company’s proprietary belt skimming process. The Oil Grabber’s belt attracts oil and other hydrocarbon liquids from the fluid’s surface, where the contaminants are then
scraped off the sides of the belt and easily discharged.

The Oil Grabber Model 8 features:

  • Large capacity for oil removal, up to 40 gallons per hour
  • Optimal operation even in fluctuating depths, up to 100 feet or more
  • Single unit design for fast installation and minimal maintenance
  • Small footprint for easy mounting with no tank modifications in most
    applications
  • Available options to accommodate the most turbulent liquids

The unit also serves as an effective pretreatment before filtration and can be used in conjunction with coalescing systems.

Because the endless belt is available in almost any length and the tail pulley is free riding, the skimmer can be furnished to accommodate any height requirement, depending on the depth of the liquid to be cleaned and the distance the oily residue is to be raised.

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The oil skimmer also is available in a heated model for use in external applications or anywhere low temperatures tend to solidify oily wastes, in any application involving removal of oil, grease, or fat which tends to solidify at ambient temperatures. Units are also available with belts of special materials to withstand high alkaline or high acid solutions (pH 1 – pH 14).

For more information about the Abanaki Oil Grabber Model 8 contact us at (440) 543-7400 or (800) 358-SKIM (7546), or by e-mail: skimmers@abanaki.com. See the full line of Abanaki products and services online at www.abanaki.com.

About Abanaki Corporation. Abanaki, the world leader in oil skimmer products, manufactures a wide range of products to remove oils, greases, solvents, and related hydrocarbons from water. Skimmer models are available with removal rates ranging from 1 to 200 gallons per hour in both stationary and portable systems. Use of Abanaki equipment often allows water and oil to be recycled, thus avoiding contingent liabilities and costs associated with
disposal. Besides off-the-shelf oil and grease skimmers, Abanaki supplies custom designed (turnkey) pollution control systems for a wide variety of applications. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Abanaki has served a global customer base in industries as diverse as iron and steel, wastewater, paper, food processing, automotive, environmental remediation, and recycling for more than 30 years.

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