Clarify oil by settlement


Clarify oil by settlement. Leave freshly extracted oils to stand in a small oil drum or bucket for several days allowing solids to settle. After settlement, pour off the clear or ‘supernatant’ oil, leaving the plant debris at the bottom of the container. These settled solids are called foots.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Clarify oil by settlement is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Clarifier: Clarifiers operate equipment to remove sediments and moisture from oleo and oils. They heat clarifying tank with steam and strainers for the clarification process. They remove foreign matters from the surface of hot oleo or oil stacks using skimmers.

Optional skill

Clarify oil by settlement is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Clarify oil by settlement – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022