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Performance testing of the Soviet oil/debris skimmer

Henry W. Lichte

Performance testing of the Soviet oil/debris skimmer

by Henry W. Lichte

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Center for Environmental Research Information [distributor] in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil separators -- Testing.,
  • Oil spills.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. W. Lichte.
    ContributionsMunicipal Environmental Research Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3, [1] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15262300M

    Debris screen kit- Prevents floating debris blocking and choking the skimmer suction. Detachable floats- Allows the skimmer to be dis-assembled for transport and storage or to allow access in confined spaces. Folding skimmer- Allows the skimmer to be lowered through . This skimmer starts off with the sump filled with water and/or oil, which floats the weir to the closed position. As fluid is pumped from the skimmer sump, the buoyant flow control weir, automatically self adjusts (drops) allowing an equal amount to flow across the weir and into the floating skimmer head.

    Floating Drum Oil Skimmer These sit right in the water — and are very well engineered, rugged heavy duty skimmers in sizes that start off weighing about lbs. (with hose) and can skim from 20 to over gallons per minute when they are in heavy is the tool of choice for heavy skimming. Dimensions from 2 x 3' to 3 x 8'. Can even have an on-board pump. Describes skimmer performance based on test results, covering only oil spill skimmers, and gives information necessary for selecting skimmers for various applications in oil spill response. Contains chapters on boom, brush, disc, drum, and paddle belt skimmers, stationary and suspended rope mop skimmers, zero relative velocity and sorbent belt skim.

    This may not be the case with high-rate skimmers in viscous oil, where the rate of oil recovery exceeds the rate at which the slick will flow to the skimmer mechanism. For skimming systems that include various options for the discharge pump, the test described in this test method may be used to measure the performance of the skimming. the waxy oil recovery capabilities of the Framo ACW type skimmer and the experimental Heavy Oil Skimmer; and • the sea-keeping and oil retention capabilities of a specially instrumented offshore oil boom in seas representative of offshore conditions. This paper documenls the methodology, results.


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Performance testing of the Soviet oil/debris skimmer by Henry W. Lichte Download PDF EPUB FB2

Performance evaluation of a Soviet oil skimmer was conducted at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Oil and Hazardous Materials Simulated Environmental Test Tank in The program was sponsored through the 3oint U.S.-U.S.S.R.

Project on Prevention and Cleanup of Pollution of the Marine Environ. Performance evaluation of a Soviet oil skimmer was conducted at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Oil and Hazardous Materials Simulated Environmental Test Tank in The skimmer was provided by the Black Sea Central Planning and Designing Bureau, Odessa.

Get this from a library. Performance testing of the Soviet oil/debris skimmer. [Henry W Lichte; Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.]. The Soviet oil/debris skimmer tested at OHMSETT is a fourth generation design for recovery of floating pollutants, oil, and debris from the water surface.

Performance evaluation of a Soviet oil skimmer was conducted at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Oil and Hazardous Materials Simulated Environmental Test Tank in The skimmer was provided by the Black Sea Central Planning and Designing Bureau, Odessa.

The test program was designed at OHMSETT to evaluate the oil skimming capability of a specially modified Soviet skimmer, Model /4. The self-propelled vessel. Skimmer Performance as a Function of Disc Material 33 Skimmer Performance as a Function of Disc Size, Shape, and Speed 34 Disc Skimmer Performance in Dispersed Oil 35 Chapter 4—Drum Skimmers 36 Description 36 Environment Canada Tests of the Drum Skimmer 37 Environment Canada Test of the Double Drum Skimmer difference between testing a skimmer in all-oil versus testing in an oil layer on water.

For the all-oil tests, the tank was filled with sufficient oil so that as the skimmer recovered and discharged the collected oil, and the oil level within the tank diminished, the skimmer would float throughout the test and not ground on the bottom of the tank.

performance of various types of belts in order to select proper belt for better performance. In this paper we are taking a review of various types of belt materials used, research work done on oil skimmers and their belt materials.

Keyword-oil skimmer, polyurethane belt, pollution, crude oil etc. INTRODUCTION. An oil skimmer is a device that is designed to remove oil floating on a liquid surface. Depending on the specific design they are used for a variety of applications such as oil spill response, as a part of oily water treatment systems, removing oil from machine tool coolant and aqueous parts washers, and collecting fats oils and greases in wastewater treatment in food manufacturing industries.

Oil Skimmer - Oil Skimmers Model 5H - Remove Oil from the Surface of Water - Duration: Oil Skimmersviews. This standard provides a guide for determining performance parameters of full-scale oil spill removal devices in recovering floating oil when tested in controlled environments.

This guide involves the use of specific test oils that may be considered hazardous materials after testing is completed. Tim Lindsey, associate director of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, is developing the technology, called a floating telescoping weir skimmer.

This is a simple floating well-proven industrial oil skimmer that works with any pump that can pull suction. The unique FWS never needs manual adjustment. NEVER. Testing Oil Recovery Skimmers in Ice at OHMSETT BSEE GOV.

Loading Unsubscribe from BSEE GOV. BSEE Marine Trash and Debris Update. The results from performance testing of eight different oil skimmers in high viscosity water-in-oil emulsions in the test tank at the Norwegian Coastal Administration facility in Horten, Norway are presented.

The eight skimmers were KLKKLKFoxtailUniskim Enviro Mul Foilex TDSDesmi Terminator Beltskimmer, Lamor. The Mighty Disk™ oil skimmer provides an inexpensive way to remove unwanted tramp oils from CNC coolants and parts washers with all the quality that. a storage tank. Rope mop skimmers are useful to recover oil from among debris, ice and other obstructions.

oil in relation to free or entrained water, also known as the recovery efficiency. They are most effective with medium viscosity oils between and 2, centistokes. Low viscosity oil products, such as diesel or kerosene, generally.

Guide for Collecting Skimmer Performance Data in Controlled Environments (ASTM, b). 4 Test Apparatus Test Area Tests were conducted in a m x m (24 feet x 24 feet) boomed section of Ohmsett’s outdoor saltwater test tank.

In accordance with the skimmer test protocol, the skimmer was placed in the middle of the boomed area. This standard specifies testing the skimmer in “ideal conditions” in order to measure a skimming system’s maximum performance.

These ideal conditions are created by testing the skimmer in calm conditions and allowing the skimmer to recover either in pure oil or in a thick layer of oil on water. When testing the skimmer in oil and. Oil Grabber Model 8 - Belt Skimmer.

Similar to the Model 4 belt oil skimmer with additional features; A single unit elevates and separates oil at a rate up to 40 gph; Can be used with a full range of Abanaki options (heater, debris rakes, belt and tail pulley tethers, etc.). A model of two-layer flow over a broad crested weir is used as the basis for comparing the performance of weir type skimmers.

It is shown that the oil concentration of the mixture flowing over the weir can be described in terms of a single densimetric Froude number based on the weir flow and width, the slick thickness, and the density difference between the oil and the underlying water.

We are one of a very small number of spill equipment manufacturers who offer certified, third-party test results. Oil skimmer performance testing like this provides our customers with closer-to-real numbers they can use in response planning.

These standards provide a level playing field for comparing one skimmer to another.A MARCO Class V oil skimmer was tested at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's OHMSETT facility to determine the device's 'high seas' performance characteristics. Performance data was obtained for several simulated offshore wave conditions at various collection speeds.