Rapid Mud Tank System

The BRANDT Rapid Mud Tank System is a two-tank unit with a total active capacity of 620 bbl (total capacity of 800 bbl).

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Description

Mud tank systems are a critical component of any drilling operation for maximizing solids control efficiency and effectiveness. The BRANDT™ rapid mud tank system comes complete with all the essential solids control equipment necessary for successful operations, including optional solids control configurations to suit the needs of specific applications.

Features/Benefits

  • Equipment removal is not required for transport
    • Quick and easy mobilization and demobilization
  • Vertical, direct-driven centrifugal pumps
    • Minimizes the footprint required by the pumps
  • Centrifugal pumps and control manifold installed on a pump porch
    • Easy access for controlling processes
  • Each centrifugal pump is located in close proximity to a specific piece of equipment
    • Shorter piping runs with less friction
    • Maximizes horsepower and hydraulic efficiency 
  • Caustic barrel telescopes and remains on tank during transportation
    • Enables quick and easy mobilization and demobilization as well as a safe way to add caustic to the mud system
  • Total active (operating) capacity of the two-tank system is 620 bbl (total capacity of 800 barrels)
    • Provides a volume usually achieved with a larger two-tank system, providing transportation cost savings
  • Vortex breakers at each suction
    • Prevent cavitation of centrifugal pumps
  • Minimal piping inside tanks
    • Enables proper agitation, improving homogenization of the mud
  • Integrated cement and active bypass
    • Prevents equipment contamination
  • Sloped sand trap with integrated mud gun
    • Facilitates quick, easy, and thorough cleaning
  • Complete system can be transported with only two trucks
    • Permits quick rig-up and reduces transportation costs
  • Electrical cable trays
    • Eliminate cable sag
  • Collapsible handrails
    • Provide quick and easy rig-up, rig-down, and transportation
  • Mud level sensors (optional)
    • Provides well control; reduces contamination of the drillsite
  • Hammerseal piping connections
    • Facilitates quick and easy rig-up and rig-down while guaranteeing proper alignment and positive sealing
  • Fold-down crossover walks between tanks
    • Facilitates quick and easy rig-up and rig-down while eliminating the need for a crane lift
  • Easy-access tank compartments
    • Provides quick and easy access to tank compartments for maintenance, inspections, etc. 
Specifications

Rapid Mud Tank System Specifications and Dimensions

Equipment type Two-tank Rapid Mud Tank System
Total tank system volume* 620 bbl (at 12 in. below mud rim)
Pill (slug) tank volume 73 bbl
Maximum mud weight 18 lb/gal
Process capacity (nominal) 1,000 gal/min
Degasser capacity (nominal) 700 gal/min
Flowline 10 in manifold with cement and active bypass

Rapid Mud Tank System Electrical Specifications

Electrical 60 Hz 50 Hz
Total required horsepower 615 615
Voltage 230/460 VAC 190/380 VAC
Phases 3 3
Ambient temperature 104 °F (40 °C) 104 °F (40 °C)

Rapid Mud Tank System Dimensions and Weights

Dimensions and weights L × W × H Weight
Shaker tank 52 ft 9 in. × 9 ft 10 in. × 5 ft 67,904 lb
Suction tank 46 ft ¾ in. × 9 ft 10 in. × 5 ft 69,081 lb
Resources
  • BRANDT Rapid Mud Tank System Flyer (English)
  • BRANDT Rapid Mud Tank System Flyer (Arabic)
  • BRANDT Rapid Mud Tank System Flyer (Chinese)
  • BRANDT Rapid Mud Tank System Flyer (French)
  • BRANDT Rapid Mud Tank System Flyer (Portuguese)
  • BRANDT Rapid Mud Tank System Flyer (Spanish)
  • Mud Tank Systems Flyer (English)
  • Mud Tank Systems Flyer (Arabic)
  • Mud Tank Systems Flyer (French)
  • Mud Tank Systems Flyer (Portuguese)
  • Mud Tank Systems Flyer (Spanish)

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