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.
Solids control is very important in drilling fluids management. High volumes solids in mud can damage and increase wear on equipment and can place unnecessary pressure on the formation downhole.
The rule of solids control is always the same: Success to any method of solids control is achieved when cuttings are kept intact from bit to surface.
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