Maintenance Forms, Records and Reports
Chapter 1 of this TM is intended to give you a general idea
of the type of equipment, its use and the main characteristics of the
oil-water separators covered by this publication.
A hatchmark in parentheses (#) following the paragraph nomen-
clature indicates that the item of equipment is applicable to all
types of separators covered in this publication.
This manual covers both the two-stage (Type C and D), (figure
1-1) and the three-stage (Type A and B), (figure 1-2) oil water
The Type C and D oil-water separators are two-stage coalsecent
They are designed to separate and remove non-soluble oil,
solids and entrained air from an oily water mixture.
The system is designed to operate continuously or intermit-
No chemicals or other additives are needed.