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Oil Water Separators

Why do I need an oil water separator?

If your company or plant has a waste stream which contains hydrocarbons such as oils and fuels being discharged, you may be exceeding the expectable discharge limits for your area.

What material are AFL/RGF oil water separators constructed from?

AFL offers oil water separators constructed form fiberglass, stainless steel and carbon steel. RGF offers oil water separators in a polymer tank with reinforced structural aluminum frame.

How long has AFL/RGF been producing oil water separators?

AFL has been producing oil water separators for 40+ years, while RGF has been in the business for 30+ years.

What applications are these units used in?

We supply our units to the following industries: Mining, industrial, petroleum, airports, heavy equipment wash pads, storm water drainage, military and government installations, machining and manufacturing plants, etc.…

Can the oil water separator be used with all emulsified oils?

No, these specific oil water separators are used to extract mechanically emulsified oil from the effluent. In the case you need to treat chemically emulsified oils, we would suggest a different product from RGF.

Where and how are these separators installed?

Installation can be made above ground, flush with grade or below ground.

Are there any consumables which require replacement?

Yes, the only consumable which requires replacement is our coalescing media. Replacement of this media varies based on the effluent being introduced for treatment and the interval at which you clean the media.

Where are these separators produced?

Our oil water separators are produced in house at our 100,000 square foot facility located in the Port of Palm Beach Enterprise Zone, Florida, USA.

What flow rates can these oil water separators handle?

AFL is capable of accommodating oil water separator units from 5-2600 GPM, while RGF polymer tanks are made for 10-50 GPM flow rates. We are an environmental engineering company; we can design custom size units on request.

What temperature can the oil water separator handle?

The coalescing media used has a maximum temperature rating of 140 degrees; temperatures beyond this will cause performance loss.