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100% Oil Spill Removal
100% Separation
100% Recovery

Skimmer Separator Hybrids for Oil Spill Cleanup

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SurfCleaner for oil spill and recovery comes in two sizes – for different capacity and handling needs. Unlike ordinary weir skimmers, the SCO 1000 and SCO 8000 offer 100% automatic and continuous removal, separation and recovery of oil, diesel, petrol, microplastics, sludge, debris, and more.

More than 30 SurfCleaner units have been in operation for 10+ years in the oil water separation segment. We have served a variety of customers, including coast guards, oil refineries, and industrial ports in the Nordics and in Europe, for example: Swedish Coast Guard, Preem Refinery, Esso Refinery, Exxon Mobil, The Port of Stockholm, and Midroc

Gravimetric Separation – the Unique SurfCleaner Technology

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Portable Oil Skimmer Separator Hybrid – SCO 1000

SurfCleaner SCO 1000 is a smaller skimmer separator hybrid, built for lower-flow continuous separation of oil from water in oil and petroleum refineries, oil depots, ports, and industrial facilities. The low weight and foldable construction makes it suitable for oil spill response measures in seas, lakes, rivers, and oil caverns.

Our portable surface oil skimmer can be powered on-grid, from a regular power outlet, or off-grid by optional solar panels. It is controlled remotely by an easy-to-use smartphone app. With these features, the SCO 1000 is a very versatile solution for a wide range of applications in oil spill cleanup and oil refinery wastewater treatment.

  • Automatic removal and separation of oil with 100% separation capability
  • Recovers 100% of the oil – with a water content of < 0.5%​
  • Portable, easy to move and handle by one single person​
  • Capacity to collect and separate 1,000 liters of oil per hour
  • Continuous, automatic operation 24/7, over long periods of time, with minimal maintenance needs​​
  • Operation on-grid – or off-grid, powered by solar power

For technical specifications, download the product sheet or contact us.

Testing: Small Skimmer Separator Hybrid

Prototype Testing: New Model Oil Skimmer Separator Hybrid

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High-capacity Oil/Water Skimmer Separator Hybrid – SCO 8000

The SCO 8000 is a proven skimmer separator hybrid for industrial wastewater treatment. Most refineries have installed the SCO 8000 in API separators, where it will run automatically and continuously, reducing VOC emissions, operational costs and recovering up to 8,000 pure oil per hour. 

  • Automatic removal and separation of oil with 100% separation capability
  • Recovers 100% of the oil – with a water content of < 0.5%
  • SCO 8000-ATEX is certified for Zone 0.
  • Capacity to collect and separate 8,000 liters of oil per hour
  • Continuous, automatic operation 24/7, over long periods of time, with minimal maintenance needs​
  • Energy and cost-efficient operation with low maintenance, enabling substantial cost savings

For technical specifications, download the product sheet or contact us.

Customer references

Port of Stockholm

“SurfCleaner has made our daily work easier, and the results are below the environmental requirement of 3 ppm hydrocarbons in the cleaned water.”

Midroc

“We were asked to test SurfCleaner – and run it until it broke down. It has worked perfectly since 2004 and we have recovered our investment more than 20 times over.”

Preemraff

“We found that SurfCleaner improved both separation and cleaning efficiency in the gravimetric separator. Since the start it has been operating continuously.”

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SurfCleaner Skimmer Separator Hybrid Applications

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Industrial wastewater

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Wastewater treatment

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Ocean debris and plastics