What is Shale Shaker Screen

A shaker screen is an important part of the shale shaker. It consists of the following parts: *Screen Frame– Much like a canvas for painting a screen has to be supported on a frame in order to do its job, this frame differs between manufacturers in both material and shape. Screen frames can be made … Read more

What is Shale Shaker

Shale shakers are components of drilling equipment used in many industries, such as coal cleaning, mining, oil and gas drilling.¬†They are the first phase of a solids control system on a drilling rig, and are used to remove large solids (cuttings) from the drilling fluid (“Mud”). Drilling fluids are integral to the drilling process and, … Read more

What is solids control?

Solids control is a technique used in a drilling rig to separate the solids in the drilling fluids that are crushed by the drill bits and carried out of the well surface. Normally, a solid control system contains five stages: the mud tank, shale shaker, vacuum degasser, desander, desilter, and centrifuge. VGP Solids Control is … Read more