|Used Oil Fuels Processing|
Used Oil Fuels Processing
Many oil recyclers employ treatment methods that remove small amounts of water and particulates from the used oil so that it can be burned as a fuel. There are a wide range of treatment methods practiced, including gravity separation, heating, the addition of demulsifying chemicals, and filtration.
The used oil that has been processed can then be burned in an industrial burner. Large consumers of these used oil fuels include the asphalt industry, the forestry industry, the steel industry, and cement kilns.
This type of used oil processing requires less capital than either a full re-refinery or a distillation fuels processing facility. This technique enables the recovery of valuable energy from the used oil.
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