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Thermal Desorption Unit (Drill Cuttings, 1 TPH)

Location: Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Vulcan® Drying Systems personnel commissioned a plant for a client in Bolivia to remediate drilling muds and tank bottom sludge. The Vulcan TDU's effort is aimed to reduce landfilling of drill cuttings and recycle diesel/oil based drilling fluids.

The system was designed to process up to 1 TPH of oil based drilling muds. The system uses oil fired burners.

Equipment Included:

  • Solids Feed & Discharge Equipment
  • Incline Screw Conveyor
  • Primary Burners
  • Primary Combustion Blower
  • Primary Treatment Unit
  • Vapor Recovery Unit
  • Oil Ejector Condenser
  • Thermal Oxidizer
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