Instrument used to distill oil, water and other volatile material in a drilling fluid. NOTE The amount of volatile fluid is used to determine oil, water and total solids contents as volume fraction percent, expressed as a percent (see ISO 10414-1 or ISO 10414-2).

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

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