Working principle of DC vacuum degasser

The vacuum degasser uses the suction of the vacuum pump to establish an under balanced pressure area in the vacuum cylinder and causes the drilling fluid into the hollow shaft of the rotator through suction pipe under the atmosphere pressure, and then lets the fluid spray to the walls of the cylinder from the windows on the hollow shaft, now the gas bubble cut in the mud may break and run off in the function of vacuum pump suction to a safe area due to the fluid collision and bubble separator.

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However, the mud will enter the drainage cavity forced by its self-weight and pass the rotator and discharge off the cylinder. In addition, drilling mud can enter the pump cylinder only through the suction pipe, and can’t be sucked in through the discharge pipe because the vacuum pump and the master motor are started simultaneously and the rotator connected to the motor will revolve at a high speed.

Difference on vacuum degasser and poor boy degasser fluid processing

Vacuum degasser usually used to separate less gas than poor boy degasser. Although they both are degassing devices. Poor boy degasser is set up before shale shaker in the oil and gas well drilling. Before fluid flowing to shale shaker it need to be processed by poor boy degasser for safety working condition. Especially when the well depth is more than 4KM.

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