Nine distinct mud systems are defined here. The first seven are water-based, while the eighth is oil-based. The ninth category is a specialized one in which air or gas is the continuous fluid. The 9 categories are:
Cuttings injection system is used to inject particles into the mud system before test section stream flow. Two control valves as shown in Figure 1 were used to separate the injection system from main flow line.
Hydrocylones unit are utilize centrifugal force to separating solids from liquids. Solids are forced to the wall of the cone and exit through the bottom; cleaned fluids exit from the top.
Desilters is available in a large range of configurations including stand alone, over a shaker as a desilter’s bottom shaker or packaged with a supply pump as a mobile desilting unit.