Mercury and Oil Separation Technology

Waste oil generated from the mercury retort process presented us with a unique waste disposal problem. We had waste oil which also from time to time would contain trace amounts of PCB’s. To properly separate the oil and PCB’s from mercury we solved the problem by using a set of centrifuges. The primary centrifuge separates the largest particles and the secondary centrifuge, running at much higher speed, separates the submicron particles.