Pressurized Consistometer

University of Mining Leoben

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Short Description

High Pressure, High Temperature (HPHT) Consistometers are designed to test a cement's thickening time under a variety of downhole conditions in compliance with API standards.This model is designed for laboratories involved in: oil well cement research, development of cement additives, cement quality assurance and field laboratories.

Maximum Temperature: 400ºF / 204ºC
Maximum Pressure: 22,000 psi / 150 MPa
Heater Power: 2200 Watts
Slurry Cup Rotation Speed: 150 rpm
Thickening Time Range: 0 to 100 Bc (Bearden Units)
Operating Temperature: Ambient to 120ºF / 50ºC
Turn-around Time: 20 minutes typical
Pressure Medium: White Mineral Oil
Data Acquisition: Three channel strip chart recorder
Chandler Engineering Model 5270 Data Acquisition and Control Software for a stand-alone computer (optional)
Compliance: API Spec 10A / ISO 10426-1

Contact Person

Michael Prohaska

Research Services

Cement Investigations, Wellbore Cement Development

Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure

The device is used for wellbore cement investigations in several projects, performed by the Well Integrity Platform. The device helps to optimize cement properties, several members of the Chair are trained to operate the device.

Michael Prohaska
Chair Drilling and Completion Engineering
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