Abanaki Oil Boss Oil Skimmer

Published Date
February 14,2022 - 12:00:pm

This Abanaki Corp. video demonstrates how the company’s Oil Boss oil skimmer provides cost savings by removing unwanted tramp oil and prolonging the life of the coolant. The patent-pending Oil Boss is designed for CNC machines that offer passive tramp oil removal. This high-capacity unit constantly removes and discharges unwanted oil from the coolant.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.

  • coolant

    coolant

    Fluid that reduces temperature buildup at the tool/workpiece interface during machining. Normally takes the form of a liquid such as soluble or chemical mixtures (semisynthetic, synthetic) but can be pressurized air or other gas. Because of water’s ability to absorb great quantities of heat, it is widely used as a coolant and vehicle for various cutting compounds, with the water-to-compound ratio varying with the machining task. See cutting fluid; semisynthetic cutting fluid; soluble-oil cutting fluid; synthetic cutting fluid.

  • tramp oil

    tramp oil

    Oil that is present in a metalworking fluid mix that is not from the product concentrate. The usual sources are machine tool lubrication system leaks.