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CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - April 12, 2011) - 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 guide shows comparative skimmer types as well as turnkey systems.
An electronic version of Abanaki's Oil Skimmer Facts Handbook is a handy resource for environmental engineers, plant maintenance personnel, wastewater treatment engineers, manufacturing engineers and related professionals looking for a solution to their oil contamination problems. A complimentary copy of the new Oil Skimmer Facts Handbook may be downloaded from Abanaki's website at http://www.abanaki.com/157.
Oil skimming is the most economical, low-maintenance method for removing floating oil, grease, fuel and other hydrocarbons from water. As the oil skimmer belt or tube passes through water, the contaminants are attracted to the media and carried to wiper blades where the oil is removed. Oil skimming uses the differences in specific gravity and surface tension between oil and water to pick up oil, grease and other hydrocarbons. Companies use Abanaki oil skimmers in a wide range of applications from meeting EPA and municipal pollution standards to improving coolant quality in machine tool operations.
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. 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 40 years. Today, under the corporate motto "Clean Our World™," Abanaki continues to address pollution in industry through innovation, customer commitment, and environmental stewardship within its own operations.