GN Solids Control Screw Conveyor is popular in the oil and gas industry for transfering the drilling cuttings, and feed the drill cuttings to processing equipment, like to feed to the vertical cuttings dryer, high G force cuttings dryer, and cuttings collection box. GN designed different sizes of auger diameter, 12 inch, 14 inch, 16 inch. They are the most popular 3 sizes, each size has 4 different length for option according to the drilling site of the customer. GN Solids Control can also make small dia. auger 10 inch and big dia. auger 18 inch.

Some days ago, a client contacted GN Solids Control to inquire about drill cuttings screw conveyor. Below is the communications between the client and GN Solids Control.

Client’s Question: Do you have 5.5 m transfer auger?

Comments and questions from GN Solids Control: Why you ask for 5.5m auger? Do you mean transfer length is 5.5m? GN Solids Control standard screw conveyor is combined with standard sections with 12ft in length. Job site operators can remove a mid. Section to shorten the transfer length, or add a mid. Section to extend the transfer length. For standard auger models, the available length is 12ft, 24ft, 36ft and 48ft. And the auger dia. varies from 10 inch to 18 inch.

Client’s reply and comments: I want 5.5 m auger. In this case, I can put the auger into 20ft container. By the way, I will need a 20ft containerized dewatering unit. Can I put the 5.5m auger into the 20ft dewatering unit container?

Comments and questions from GN Solids Control: What materials you want to transfer with the auger?

Client’s reply and comments: I want to transfer oil sludge with the auger.

Besides used for oil and gas industry, GN Solids Control screw conveyor is also popular in other applications, below are some of the applications of GN Screw conveyor:
1) Environmental Waste management industry for material transfer
2) Mining and Coal industry transfer
3) Construction field waste managerial and bulk material handling and transfer
4) Grain industry.
5) Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering Industry.
6) Food & Beverage Industry
7) Power and metallurgy Plant


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