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The classification of mud tank

Mud tank is an important part of the solid control system. From the function it can be divided into, Metering tank, circulating tank, medicine tank, aggravating tank, settling tank, the reserve tank, etc. 

Metering tank used for perfusion fluid metering.

Circulating tank used in store normal operation of circulating drilling fluid during drilling process. Nomally the shale shaker and vecuum degasser and desander are mounted together on the same circulating tank, while desilter and centrifuge on the second circulating tank. 

Medicine tank roof generally mounted shearing pump. Medicine tanks used for increasing chemicals for drilling fluid.

Aggravating tank is used to configure weighted drilling fluid.

Reserve tank used for reserves drilling fluid. 

Besides, the mud tank configuration should consider many factors.