Ambica Metal Works Tramp oil caused leaking hydraulic system & usage of way oil is an even present problem in the management of water soluble coolants. Tramp oil reduces the coolants cooling and lubrication properties and supports bacterial growth which produces corrosive sulphuric acid. Tramp oil will shorten the coolant lifetime drastically, sings of affected coolant are: The bad smell, rust stained poor quality parts and premature tool wear. Renewal of labour, purchase and disposal fees and machine down time.
The oil skimmer removes up to 12 lifer of tramp oil per hour. After half an hour the coolant surface has been cleaned almost completely. Even now the skimmer still removes tramp oil.