How to choose mud tank? ?>

How to choose mud tank?

Mud tank is an important equipment to be used in the solids control system. Based on functions, mud tank includes metering tank, circulating tank, chemical tank, aggravating tank, precipitating tank, storing tank, etc.

Mud tank function in mud circulation system

Drilling fluids flow into the shale shaker directly after it returns to the surface of the well, and the solids that are removed by the screen would be discharged out of the tank, and the drilling fluids with smaller solids would flow through the screen into mud tank for further purification.

A centrifugal pump would suck the shaker-treated fluids up to the desilter or mud cleaner for further purification. And vertical slurry pump is used to pump the drilling fluids up to the centrifuge, and mud pump would pump the drilling fluids from mud tank into the borehole after it is treated by centrifuge. And the circulation system would continue to play a purifying role.

Drilling mud tank from Aipu

The number of the mud tanks that are needed on the drilling rig depends on the depth of the well, and also the mud demands of drilling. Normally the shale shaker and vacuum degasser and desander are mounted together on the same mud tank as the first tank at the oilfield, while desilter and centrifuge on the second tank. And also the drilling rig would have other different tank as reserve tank, emergency tank, etc.

Aipu as professional solids control manufacture has been providing the drilling fluid solids control equipment and solids control system for many years. If you have further questions welcome to Aipu solids control inquiring.

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