Solids Content - Mud Testing
Important test for determination of the drilled solids content of the mud and therefore for identification of requirements for dilution and / or changes to solids removal equipment set-up.
In the test, a known volume of mud is distilled from a heated chamber, by way of a condenser to be collected in a measuring cylinder.
Only the liquids are distilled, all mud solids and salt are left in the retort chamber.
A 10 ml retort is used. A 50 ml retort is preferred if available.
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