Oil can seriously affect the efficient operation of sewage purification, as well as killing plants and animals. For this reason, very low oil in water discharge limits are permitted and rigid legislation exists in most countries to protect the environment against this type of contamination.
International standards such as ISO14001 also require the compressed air user to comply with local environmental legislation and show use of protective systems and procedures. After the oily condensate has been efficiently removed from the compressed air system it cannot be discharged directly to the foul sewer without first having the oil content reduced to within legal disposal limits.
Parker domnick hunter ES2000 Series Oil / Water Separators are a simple, economical and environmental solution.