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Design and Validation of an Oil Separating Accessory employed for Separating Oil Mix from Coolant

Journal: Journal of Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Science (Vol.3, No. 2)

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Page : 1-13

Keywords : Coolant mix; Lubricating oil; Coolant recycling; Oil separation; Coolant disposal.;

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There is an increasing demand to maintain the coolants that are used in machines. This is attributed to the fact that, if the coolants are not maintained properly, it would cause harm to both the machines and also to the workers. Therefore, this research work formulates to develop an accessory, usually an attachment which can isolate lubricating oil from coolant mix that is to be sent into a machine tool which requires a cooling fluid. The accessory manufactured in the research isolates the lubricating oil from the coolant with an extra-ordinary degree of purity so that; the coolant can be reused again into the machine. Once the coolant courses above the machine tool, it collects the oil that was utilized to grease the elements that move in the machine. Certain profits encompassed by the oil separation accessory manufactured to actively eliminate oil, which was found to be successful in meeting the benefits include, large amount of coolant recycling, easy maintenance, enhanced machining that escalates oil separation proficiency, upgraded tool life, prolonged coolant life, lessen coolant disposal, lessen operational and maintenance cost, uncontaminated working and healthy atmosphere for the workers. On the whole, a complete modern industrial design was envisaged.

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