Have you ever wondered about how to make essential oils? Let us explain that Essential Oils are not made, but instead, they are extracted from plant materials. Extractions are used to obtain a plant’s active botanical constituents that function as its “life force.” They are essentially the liquefied version of a plant, and they effectively allow its beneficial compounds to reach the bloodstream faster than they would by simply consuming the plant.Transformer is one of the main asset in the electrical power industry which needs to be maintained for guaranteed uninterrupted power transmission in order to get assured revenue benefits. Transformer oils are important for the functional transformers and are the dielectric substance that helps in maintaining their temperature. Transformer oils are vital for the proper running and functioning of the transformers.When replacing hydraulic fluid, it is tempting to believe that the new oil will be clean and free of contaminants, and that it can be put straight into the reservoir without any problems. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you use hydraulic oil from a large drum, there is a high chance that it already contains some water and dirt particles; new hydraulic oil typically has a cleanliness level of ISO 4406 23/21/18, which is more than most hydraulic systems will tolerate. If the system has a rating of say, 20/18/15, then the new hydraulic oil is already too contaminated, as a single digit increase in any of those numbers is effectively a doubling of the contamination level for each micron size.If transformer oil is highly contaminated or dirty, because of the amalgamation of molecule of oil with smaller impurities, manufacturer uses specialized waste oil processing system. In this system, activated alumina or silica is used as adsorbent. Silica gel tank set up is partitioned into various chambers so that there is complete access to silicone and transformer oil. To accomplish full absorption effect, the process of heating of transformer oil in gel tank is repeated. After the complete absorption of contaminants, the oil is transferred into the filtration tank.
How will you separate oil and water from their mixture?
Two immiscible liquids, oil and water, can be separated by using Separating Funnel. The mixture of oil and water forms two separate layers because they are completely insoluble in each other. Oil forms the upper layer while water forms lower. In separating funnel they are kept for resting, when two layers become stable by using separating funnel they are filtered one by one. The process involves using the mixtures of unequal particle density. The mechanism involves taking advantage of the unequal density of the particles in the mixture. Because water is denser than oil, it can be separated by means of the funnel and left in the funnel with an oil layer.