disc oil skimmer
The X150 Oil Skimmer offers revolutionary grooved disc technology for offshore oil spill recovery. The X150 is a workhorse in recovering high volumes of oil. Elastec won the $1m Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE with the same grooved disc technology. The system was tested at the Ohmsett facility in New Jersey both in calm conditions and in waves and beat competitive designs from around the world to win top honor.
The X150 is a scaled down version of this system. It integrates the same design concepts and takes a systematic approach to recovering oil: