The OIL THIEF (OT, or OTIV for the Internal Valve unit), is a simple device that is utilized to collect accurate crude oil samples. Their lengths can be customized to suit your sampling needs. Sample cocks, also known as drain valves, can also be installed to test the different levels of your sample.
What is an Oil Thief?
An oil thief, also known as an oil sampler, petroleum sampler, or slurry sampler, is a manual oil quality sampling device for eyeballing the color, texture, and initial quality of raw oil on-site.
Oil Thief, Oil Sampler, Slurry Sampler, or Petroleum Sampling Device?
All of these terms refer to an oil thief device that takes samples of crude oil that is stored and ready to ship to the refinery. An oil thief (aka oil sampler or slurry sampler) is part of the standard equipment found in a kit on every oil truck carrying crude oil. Before the crude is shipped it must undergo testing, using the oil sampling equipment kept in the truck kit to affirm the value of the crude being hauled.
Available in Slide Valve or Internal Valve.
Standard barrel lengths are 12, 14, 16, 18, and 24 inches. (Custom barrel lengths are available upon request).
Barrels are available in plastic, Pyrex, or polished brass.
Plastic and brass barrels can be installed with sample cocks upon request.
Lowering devices available – your choice of either brass chain or braided rope with fittings.
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