lube oil cleaning

Lube oil

The quality of the lube oil determines equipment lifetime and levels of productivity. Clean lube oil is essential to healthy, trouble-free processes. We provide many options for cleaning lube oil. Our expertise can guide you to the right one.

Emmie and OCM separator



Centrifugal separators for cleaning lube oil

Centrifugal separators are widely known for their efficient lube oil dehydration and particulates cleaning abilities and for consistent and reliable performance. Also, separators require minimal maintenance and attendance, which have a positive effect on both process uptime and running costs.


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Services many different types of oils such as hydraulic or lubricating oil, compressor or gear oil, or diesel oil. 

  • An internal heater simultaneously removes water and particles from oil.
  • Lower operational cost due to extended service life of the oil
  • Less need for disposal of used filters and used oil.
  • Removes more than 99 percent of all solid particles between 2 and 5 μm from the oil, and virtually all the water but none of the additives.
  • Quick couplings make it easy to move from tank to tank.




Continuous, automatic and efficient separation of water and sludge components from contaminated lubricating and hydraulic oils. Designed for oil flows from 4 to 33 gallons per minute.

  • Oil Cleaning Modules (OCM) are systems containing a separator centrifuge, a heater, a feed pump, valves and a control panel.
  • Lower operating costs due to reduced oil consumption, lower disposal costs and improvements in both product quality and the work environment.


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Solids-retaining centrifuges for separating water and particles from mineral oils such as fuel and lubricating oils, compressor oils, hydraulic, running in and metal working oils designed to handle oil flows from 4 to 38 gallons per minute.

  • Water and particle free oil is essential for the quality of most processes.
  • Complete range of separators


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Lube oil cleaning module in operation

The Alfa Laval Oil Cleaning Modules OCM have been developed for fuel and lube oil cleaning to remove solids (particles) and water simultaneously. They are plug and play modules with standard options as for example electrical heater and mobile kit - customization is possible.



An Alfa Laval centrifugal separator will perform for decades if you look after it properly. But you have to familiarize yourself with the manual and make sure you use genuine spare parts and the right tools. We provide specific service kits with genuine spare parts and a comprehensive package of detailed service instructions. We even have service videos on how to properly maintain your separator.

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Whitepaper: The importance of lube oil cleaning

Eager to understand more about lube oil cleaning? Our whitepaper gives you a comprehensive overview of the technologies available and acts as a guide to choosing the best one for your application.

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Benefits snapshot: Cost-effective lube oil cleaning

Interested in low operational costs? This infographic gives you a snapshot of lube oil cleaning benefits, with a clear total cost of ownership comparison between different technologies.

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