Flow Capacity

Rate at which equipment, such as a shaker, can process drilling fluid and solids. NOTE It is a function of many variables, including shaker configuration, design and motion, drilling fluid rheology, solids loading, and blinding by near-size particles.

Source: API RP 13C, Recommended Practice on Drilling Fluids Processing Systems Evaluation, Upstream Segment, Fourth Edition, December 2010. Global Standards


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