Drum Skimmers

Versatile oil recovery system which uses two banks drums to draw oil into the skimmer.

Product Overview

Drum Skimmer systems are designed to recover a wide range of oil types. These systems will operate in most environments, including very shallow waters and will recover oils efficiently  

Skimmer details

Drum skimmers comprise of rotating drums that rotate through the oil and water mix. The oil adheres to the drum and is drawn into the skimmer where it is removed by scrapers mounted within the skimmer.  This method reduces water pickup.

The oil is collected in a sump and drawn to the transfer pump.

The Drum Skimmer system is specifically designed to be effective at retrieving a wide range of oil viscosities.  

Our Drum Skimmer systems can be used in inland and shoreline areas including:

  • Ports and harbours
  • Waste oil pits
  • Beach operations
  • Inland waterways
  • Ponds
  • Lakes
  • Marshes
  • Mangroves
  • and any similar environment where oils are required to be removed from water


  • Operates in most environments
  • High oil pick up capability


  • Drives available: pneumatic or diesel
  • Floating transfer pump
  • Rotating drum

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