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GN Solids Control’s drilling mud shear pump and sand pump are indispensable components within the domestic oil and gas drilling field, offering crucial functions across diverse applications.

The drilling mud shear pump operates on the principle of robust mechanical force. It employs high-speed rotation or reciprocating motion to shear and crush solid particles within the drilling mud, ensuring uniform dispersion. This process is pivotal for enhancing mud performance by improving stability and fluidity. In challenging geological settings, the shear pump-treated drilling mud effectively transports cuttings, thereby safeguarding against well wall collapse and maintaining operational integrity.

Conversely, the drilling mud centrifugal pump (also called as sand pump) utilizes impeller rotation to generate centrifugal force, facilitating efficient transportation of drilling mud from one location to another. Known for its reliability and stability during prolonged operations, the sand pump excels in transferring mud from deep well bottoms to the surface for subsequent processing and recycling.

Both the shearing pump and centrifugal pump demonstrate remarkable versatility. They not only enhance drilling efficiency by reducing operational time and costs but also uphold stringent safety standards and operational stability. Whether deployed in onshore oil fields or offshore drilling platforms, the collaborative efforts of shear pumps and sand pumps provide reliable solutions for mud handling and delivery. This contribution significantly supports and advances the nation’s ambitious energy development initiatives.

In summary, GN Solids Control’s drilling mud shear pump and sand pump represent critical components within drilling projects. Their exceptional performance and reliable operation are pivotal in driving advancements within the drilling industry, ensuring efficient mud management and contributing to the overall success of drilling operations across various environments. As the demand for energy continues to grow, these pumps play a foundational role in enhancing productivity, minimizing environmental impact, and sustaining the industry’s future growth and development.

GN Solids Control, a leading manufacturer of mud treatment equipment, is proud to announce the sale of its mini size desander and desilter mud cleaner to drilling companies in Africa.

These highly efficient units are specifically designed to handle the unique challenges of petroleum drilling mud treatment in the continent. The mini size desander and desilter is equipped with 2-panel small size shale shaker GNZS752. The desander is equipped with 2 ea 10inch cones, the model is GNZJ752J-2S. The desilter is equipped with 12 ea 4 inch cones, the model is GNZJ752J-12NJ. The capacity of the mud cleaner is 1500GPM.

The mini size desander and desilter systems are compact yet powerful, making them ideal for use in remote drilling locations. They effectively remove solid particles from drilling mud, ensuring smooth and efficient drilling operations. The equipment is easy to operate and maintain, reducing downtime and maximizing productivity.

In addition to the desander and desilter systems, GN Solids Control also provides a comprehensive range of other solids control equipment, including mud agitators and sand pumps. These products are packaged together with the desander and desilter systems through domestic drilling machinery factories, ensuring a seamless integration into existing drilling setups.

Our commitment to innovation and quality extends beyond mud treatment equipment. GN Solids Control also produces cutting-edge drill cuttings waste and oil sludge treatment systems. These solutions are designed to handle the environmental challenges associated with drilling operations, ensuring compliance with local regulations and minimizing the impact on the surrounding environment.

We understand the unique needs of the African drilling industry and are committed to providing solutions that meet these challenges head-on. Our equipment is backed by a team of experts who are available to provide technical support and after-sales service, ensuring smooth operation and optimal performance.

With GN Solids Control, you can trust that you are getting the best possible equipment for your drilling mud treatment needs. We look forward to working with African drilling companies to achieve safer, more efficient, and environmentally friendly drilling operations. Contact GN Solids Control today to learn more about our products and services.

GN Solids Control recently fulfilled an order by shipping crucial solids control equipment including a mud cleaner, vacuum degasser, and decanter centrifuge to a prominent drilling rig company based in China.

The mud cleaner, a pivotal component in the set-up, functions as a combined shale shaker featuring desander and desilter cyclones. Its design incorporates two 10-inch desander cones and 12 4-inch desilter cones, delivering an impressive capacity of 1000 gallons per minute (GPM). This equipment stands as a reliable solution for effectively extracting solids from drilling mud, ensuring a consistent and purified fluid supply for the rig’s operations.

The vacuum degasser, a self-suction type unit, stands out due to its inherent capability to function without the need for an additional feeding pump. This innovative design not only conserves space but also significantly reduces power consumption. When combined with a large mud agitator, the vacuum degasser actively prevents mud settlement, guaranteeing an optimal mixing environment and sustained suspension of solids within the drilling fluid.

The decanter centrifuge, boasting an 18-inch bowl and operating under the model GNLW452D, has been specifically engineered to address the solid control needs of drilling mud. GN Solids Control offers a versatile range of decanter centrifuges meticulously crafted for various applications including drilling mud treatment, waste management, slurry separation, wastewater treatment, and other industrial separation requirements.

The successful shipment of these essential equipment units to the drilling rig company in China reaffirms GN Solids Control’s stature as a premier supplier specializing in delivering cutting-edge solids control solutions tailored to the distinct demands of the drilling industry. This strategic move underlines their commitment to providing high-quality equipment that enhances operational efficiency and optimizes the drilling process for their clientele. GN Solids Control continues to solidify its reputation as a go-to provider of top-tier solids control solutions, ensuring seamless and efficient drilling operations for its customers worldwide.

Drilling mud pump and water pump are both centrifugal type pump. They are widely used in drilling mud system with different designs and functions.

Drilling Mud Centrifugal Pump is indispensable components within the realm of oil and gas drilling, as well as other specialized drilling endeavors like geothermal drilling and horizontal directional drilling (HDD drilling). Their primary objective is to circulate drilling mud, or drilling fluid, throughout the borehole during drilling operations. This circulation serves several pivotal functions:

Cuttings Removal mud pump: As drilling progresses, it generates rock cuttings and debris. Drilling mud pumps are instrumental in conveying these cuttings to the surface, ensuring borehole clarity and the overall efficiency of drilling operations.

Wellbore Stability mud pump: Drilling mud also plays a critical role in preserving wellbore stability. It exerts pressure on the surrounding formations, counteracting formation pressure and averting potential blowouts.

Water pumps are versatile devices used across an array of applications where the transfer of water is essential. Their designs and functions are tailored to meet diverse needs:

Irrigation: Water pumps are pivotal in agriculture, supplying a consistent water source to fields and crops, fostering optimal growth and yields.

Residential and Commercial Water Supply: In both urban and rural settings, water pumps deliver potable water to homes, businesses, and communities, often drawing from wells, reservoirs, or municipal sources.

Industrial Processes: Industries rely on water pumps for cooling, heating, and material handling purposes. They are integral in manufacturing, power generation, and chemical processes.

Firefighting: High-capacity water pumps are employed by fire departments to dispense copious amounts of water for firefighting operations, effectively combatting fires.

In essence, while drilling mud pumps and water pumps share the commonality of being vital components in their respective domains, their design and functionality are finely tuned to serve their distinct purposes. Drilling mud pumps are specialized for the drilling industry, ensuring the efficiency of drilling operations and the stability of wellbores. In contrast, water pumps find utility in a wide spectrum of applications where water movement is imperative, spanning agriculture, firefighting, residential and commercial water supply, and various industrial processes.

GN Solids Control has successfully delivered an advanced HDD Mud Recycling System to a prominent drilling company in the Middle East. This achievement underscores GN Solids Control’s commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions for the drilling mud industry. The system, a 2-tank configuration, is designed to efficiently manage drilling mud and ensure optimal performance during Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) operations, as well as other trenchless activities like Trenchless Boring Machine (TBM) projects, piling, and pipe jacking.

One of the key components of this system is the inclusion of a shale shaker, which plays a pivotal role in the initial phase of drilling mud processing. It effectively removes coarse particles and solids from the drilling mud, enhancing its longevity and performance. To further enhance the mud quality, GN Solids Control has integrated a combo-type mud cleaner, facilitating a 3-stage separation process. This step ensures that even finer particles are efficiently removed, resulting in mud that meets the stringent requirements of HDD operations.

To ensure a seamless workflow, the system is equipped with feeding pumps that efficiently transport the mud through various stages of the recycling process. A powerful mixing pump is also incorporated into the system, enabling the addition of necessary additives and chemicals to optimize the drilling mud’s properties. This comprehensive approach to mud management ensures that the drilling process remains efficient and cost-effective.

Moreover, GN Solids Control has integrated an electric control system that oversees and regulates all aspects of the recycling system. This automation simplifies operation and allows for precise control over mud properties and system parameters, reducing the margin for error and enhancing overall productivity.

GN Solids Control’s dedication to providing tailored solutions for HDD and trenchless drilling operations demonstrates their expertise and commitment to the industry. With this newly delivered HDD Mud Recycling System, the Middle East drilling company can expect improved drilling performance, reduced environmental impact, and increased efficiency, ultimately contributing to the success of their projects and their reputation in the industry.

GN Solids Control has further expanded its international reach with the establishment of GN Solids Australia, following the successful ventures of GN Solids Russia and GN Solids America. Specializing in solids control equipment and mining slurry separation, GN Solids Australia offers a comprehensive range of products, including centrifuge equipment and mining vibrating screen separators of various sizes.

One of the standout offerings from GN Solids Australia is their advanced vibrating screen separators, specifically designed for ore beneficiation and mineral processing applications. These vibrating screens come in a diverse range of models, such as the Dewatering Vibrating Screen-Linear Motion, Classification Vibrating Screen-Linear Motion, Stack Vibrating Screen-Fine Sizer, High Frequency Vibrating Screen, Large Linear Vibrating Screen, Large Banana Vibrating Screen, and Flip-Flow Vibrating Screen.

The Dewatering Vibrating Screen-Linear Motion is engineered to efficiently remove moisture from processed materials, ensuring optimal dryness and improved handling. The Classification Vibrating Screen-Linear Motion enables precise particle classification based on size, facilitating efficient separation and enhancing overall productivity. The Stack Vibrating Screen-Fine Sizer delivers exceptional screening performance, particularly for fine particles, allowing for precise particle size control in mining operations.

Additionally, GN Solids Australia offers the High Frequency Vibrating Screen, which excels in separating materials with high moisture content or high viscosity. This vibrating screen ensures efficient screening and dewatering of challenging materials, contributing to enhanced process efficiency. The Large Linear Vibrating Screen and Large Banana Vibrating Screen are designed to handle high-capacity operations, providing reliable performance and exceptional throughput in demanding mining environments. Lastly, the Flip-Flow Vibrating Screen offers superior screening efficiency and reduced blinding, making it ideal for processing materials with high moisture and difficult-to-screen characteristics.

With the introduction of GN Solids Australia, customers in the region now have access to a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art solids control equipment and mining slurry separation solutions. GN Solids Australia’s commitment to delivering high-quality products, coupled with their deep expertise in the mining industry, positions them as a trusted partner for mining companies in need of reliable and efficient equipment.

To learn more about GN Solids Australia and explore their extensive product offerings, interested individuals can visit the official website at This expansion solidifies GN Solids Control’s global presence and underscores their dedication to providing innovative solutions for solids control and slurry separation in the mining sector.

China is the world’s largest oil and gas importer, also the second largest oil consumer and third largest gas consumer in the world. CIPPE is the largest oil and gas exhibition in China. It is an annual event. As the affect of the COVID policy, CIPPE was canceled in the past 2 years. It is reopen now.

The 23rd China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (2023 CIPPE) will be held in Beijing China at end of May . Welcome visitors from worldwide.

The exhibition space of CIPPE is around 100,000 sqm, including 18 international pavilions. 1,800 exhibitors and over 123,000 professional visitors from 65 countries and regions will come and joint the big event.

Below are details of the exhibition:
Time of CIPPE: May 31rst to June 2nd, 2023
Venue of 2023 Beijing CIPPE: New China International Exhibition Center,Beijing
Booth NO. of GN Solids Control: E2168

As the major solids control brand from China, GN Solids Control will get back with latest design solids control and waste management equipment showing on the booth:

1. Shaker Screen vacuum unit
2. Decanter centrifuge in various sizes
3. Drilling waste Vertical cuttings dryer. GN Solids Control advanced design vertical cuttings dryer is equipped with
4. Solids and sludge vacuum pump for long distance suction and discharge
5. Screw conveyor for drilling cuttings collection and transfer. GN Solids Control make screw conveyor augers vary from 10 inch to 18 inch, with transfer length from 12 ft, 24 ft to 36 ft and 48 ft.
6. Replacement shaker screen for various shaker models. GN makes high quality composite frame pretension screens.

GN Solids Control engineering team and sales team will come for the exhibition, for offering professional supporting to visitors.

And plus, GN Solids Control have 2 factories nearby the exhibition center. GN Solids Control will provide shuttle bus between the exhibition center and GN Solids Control plants. If clients and visitors have interest to check and see more about GN Solids Control, they can come and check.

Screw conveyor is a popular transfer device used at oil and gas drilling site. It can collect drill cuttings from solids control equipment, like shale shaker, mud cleaner, or desander, desilter, and it can used to transfer drill cuttings to cuttings dryers, vertical cuttings dryer, cuttings box, cuttings pits, etc…

GN Solids Control makes 5 sizes auger diameter: 10 inch, 12 inch, 14 inch, 16 inch and 18 inch. GN Solids Control makes 12ft per section as standard length. Clients can choose the auger diameter and section quantity per their needs. GN Solids Control makes various sizes screw conveyor, the transfer length is from 12ft to 48ft.

The driving unit of screw conveyor is composed of helical bevel gearbox reducer, explosion proof motor, driven section, middle section, and feed section. The gearbox reducer and motor is combined by the flange.

The Augurs are sometimes inclined at an angle, particularly the Secondary Augur. Normally, the first screw conveyor is laid at shale shaker and mud cleaner in horizontal. And then there are other augers next to the horizontal auger to transfer drill cuttings to requested position. Some clients said they faced the problem that, the oil may come from gearbox reducer to motor. Clients want isolation plate between gearboxes and Electric Motors for screw conveyors electric Motors to prevent Lubricating Oil from going into the Electric Motors.

GN Solids Control provide good quality oil seal between gearbox reducer and motor to prevent oil to enter into the motor. The screw conveyor impellers are made of wear-resistant and thicker manganese steel. According to the clients’ special requirements, the screw conveyor impellers can also be sprayed with wear-resistant coating to extent the service life of the screw conveyors.

Besides screw conveyor, GN Solids Control can also offer other transfer equipment, like centrifugal pump, slurry pump, screw pump, solids and sludge vacuum pump, etc…

There are many kinds of centrifugal pump for various material transfer in various field. The drilling mud centrifugal pump is also called as sand pump. Centrifugal pump is widely used for oil and gas drilling mud system,horizontal directional drilling (HDD) fluids transfer. GN Solids Control makes various sizes centrifugal pump to meet for various applications.

Impeller is an important part of centrifugal pump to transfer and convert energy. Through the impeller, the mechanical energy of the motor is transformed into pressure energy and kinetic energy. The impeller is composed of front and rear cover plates (impeller discs) and curved blades. According to whether there are front and rear impeller, it is divided into closed type, semi open type and open type impeller.

In general, the pump conveying sundries adopts open impeller. The tank injection pump and sand pump, as well as drilling mud pump adopts semi open impeller, while the slag pump adopts closed impeller. Through investigation, it is found that the most easily worn part of the semi open sand pump impeller is the origin of the blade. Due to the ball impeller out! High strength and uniform wear. At the same time, when the wear increases the gap between the suction end side cover plate and the front side, the performance of the pump is more stable.

GNSB Series centrifugal pumps are designed with the following characteristics. Below are some features of the GN Solids Control centrifugal pump design:

1. GN Solids Control centrifugal pump adapts composite mechanical seal. It means the mechanical seal is installed in the inner end of the sealing box, the auxiliary packing seal mounted in the outer end. The double sealing makes the sealing more reliable.

2. The impeller of GN Solids Control centrifugal pump adapts open vane structure.

The open vane structure impeller reduces the shaft load greatly, and it is running more smoothly and performs more efficiently.

3. GN Solids Control centrifugal pump is with Higher output and high efficiency. The impeller profile complying with the hydraulic principle, it can increase the output and efficiency.

4. GN Solids Control centrifugal pump adapts wear-resistant materials for the key parts to prolong the service life

5. More choice. GN Solids Control offers a variety of pump casing and impeller. It can meet different demands of different customers.

Some sets of drilling mud solids control decanter centrifuge and drilling waste vertical cuttings dryer are ready. They are customized for an international drilling company. It is not the 1st time the client buy from us. All their drilling rigs are equipped with GN Solids Control drilling waste management equipment. There is a fixed speed decanter centrifuge, a VFD decanter centrifuge and a vertical cuttings dryer for a drilling rig for drilling mud and drilling cuttings treatment.

There are fixed speed decanter centrifuges, Variable frequency speed decanter centrifuges included in the project. Even for the fixed speed decanter centrifuge, GN Solids Control can offer another set of pulley and belt for another fixed speed control.

GN Solids Control offer German brand NETZSCH pump as feeding pump for decanter centrifuges. The feeding pump screw pump control is inside the decanter centrifuge control panel. There are interlock between decanter centrifuge main motor and back drive motor, and the pump motor. As the 3 motors must be started and stopped in order. It is to protect decanter centrifuge from overload. With the interlock control the feeding pump can be stopped automatically in case of too much mud feeding.

There is a lubricating oil system for the vertical cuttings dryer. The lubricating system must be started before the vertical cuttings dryer main motor start running. The oil system drive pump motor is included in the vertical cuttings dryer control panel to start oil pump for some minutes and then to start the main motor. GN Solids Control offers German brand NETZSCH pump as flush pump for vertical cuttings dryer. Screw pump flush pump control is included inside the vertical cuttings dryer control panel.

GN Solids Control offers telescopic skid for decanter centrifuges, VFD control panel and screw pump are mounted on the skid. GN Solids Control offers heavy duty skid for vertical cuttings dryer. Screw conveyors are used together with decanter centrifuges and vertical cuttings dryer to transfer drill cuttings.