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shale shakerLinear motion shale shaker is a general term for a vibrating device used to screen solids from a circulating drilling fluid. It is designed for various solid conditions. With advantages of high G-force, wide screen area, cost-effective, linear motion shale shakers is an ideal facility to ideal facility to separate drilling fluid in petroleum industry.

Shale shakers are devices that remove drill cuttings from the drilling fluids while circulating and drilling. There are many different designs and research into the best design is constantly ongoing since solids control is vital in keeping down costs associated with the drilling fluid.

linear motion shale shaker


Features & Benefits of Linear Motion Shale Shaker:

1. G-forces linear motion up to 7.4 G ( adjustable depending on the situation )

2. Higher processing capacity

3. Hi-speed conveyance of cuttings

4. Able to process heavier solid loads

5. Enhances cuttings processing volume

6. AWD device is adjustable from -1°~5°

7. Shale shaker feeder can be weir feeder or box feeder

8. Hook-strip screens can be PMD and PWP screens.

So If you have interests or requirements for linear motion shale shaker, please contact me freely, we will do our efforts service you.

Shale shakers are positioned after the mud/gas separator and gumbo equipment (if utilized) and before any other solids removal equipment. Rigs may employ any number of shale shakers, depending on the specific drilling parameters of the well. Typically, several shakers are utilized for normal drilling operations. Additional shakers are added in response to a specific well program.

shale shaker1The COBRA shaker utilizes three pretension screens and linear motion to remove detrimental drilled solids from the mud system. This allows the COBRA shale shaker to minimize mud losses while enhancing cuttings dryness. Maintenance on the COBRA shaker is minimal and only a small inventory of replacement parts is necessary to sustain optimal operation. Additionally the shaker’s rugged design offers years of reliable operation.

Features and benefit:

Unique, rugged basket design: Provides optimal mud coverage of screen surface.

Few replacement parts: Small parts inventory provides costs savings.

Linear Motion; Solids are separated and discharged with minimum attrition.

Patented drying deck: A dry solids discharge helps reduce mud losses.

shale shaker2Exclusive deck angles on LCM-3D basket (0°+5°+5°): Keeps the mud pool volume small, which helps to increase screen life.

Optional weir height: Weir height of 41 in (1041.4 mm), with optional 37 in (939.8 mm) weir height when needed.

Utilizes three (3) repairable, pretension screens: 25.4 ft² (2.4 m²) of screen area which is repairable, thus offering cost savings.

Individual seals on every screen: Screen seals eliminate screen leakage.

Patented pin-and-hole screen securing system: Screens fit snugly and will not slip or slide once secured.

As we know M-I Swaco is a word famous brand of solid control. And M-I Swaco have the task to research and development the advanced shale shaker. Recent days they have a new invention which is the MD-3 shale shaker, now let me introduce you to the M-I Swaco MD-3 shale shaker.

M-I SWACO new-generation MD-3 triple-decker shale shaker offers an ideal combination of high efficiency, flexibility and space optimization. The MD-3 shale shaker is unique in that it can adapt quickly as drilling conditions and cuttings volumes change.


Changing drilling conditions require immediate and flexible solids-control solutions. At the same time, ever-tightening environmental restrictions demand up-to-the- minute compliance. There’s also the matter of high drilling costs and the need to recover expensive base fluids. In addition, offshore and some onshore locations have limited space available demanding technologies be as compact as possible.


The M-I SWACO MD-3 shale shaker meets all those requirements and more. The advanced MD-3 shaker delivers in a small footprint, a high-efficiency solids-control option adaptable to changing drilling conditions. The highly efficient solids removal capacity of the MD-3 shaker translates to lower waste volumes, costs and downtime. What’s more, by generating drier cuttings at reduced volumes, the MD-3 shaker cuts your environmental footprint and associated coats.

This is the new type shale shaker, believe DC Solid control can research the most advance equipment to replace it, and DC Solid control will be the leader in word drilling industry.