A new oil cleanup device, to be used primarily on inland waterways and bays, has been developed, and a prototype unit is now being readied for testing purposes. This device is constructed around an endless belt of porous, synthetic polymer that is continually squeezed to remove the oil it has picked up. The concept behind the design of the unit is explained, including the selection of the material for the endless belt. Results of tests using a model of the device are given, and a complete description of the prototype unit is also presented.

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    Petroleum Publishing Company

    211 South Cheyenne, P.O. Box 1260
    Tulsa, OK  United States  75221
  • Authors:
    • Van Den Bussche, HKJ
  • Publication Date: 1973-2-19

Media Info

  • Pagination: 2 p.
  • Serial:
    • Oil and Gas Journal
    • Volume: 71
    • Issue Number: 8
    • Publisher: PennWell Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 0030-1388

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00043568
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Merchant Marine Academy
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 6 1973 12:00AM