Shale shakers are components of drilling equipment used in many industries, such as oil and gas drilling,coal cleaning, mining, and hot spring . They are the first stage of a solids control system on a drilling rig to remove bigger solids (cuttings) from drilling fluid ("mud").
Shale shakers consist of the following parts:
Vibrator ,Hopper ,Screen basket ,Feeder,Basket angling mechanism,shale shaker screen
Why shale shaker screen premature failure?
Improper handling of screen panels during storage
Improper handling during installation
Improper installation of the vibrating screen on the vibrating basket
Too tight / too loose
Dirty, worn or improperly installed deck rubber
Improper screen cleaning during storage
Extremely high mud weight
heavy solids loading
Improperly Manufactured Screens
Use a pressure washer gun to clean or uncover the screen