Shale Shaker And Shaker Tank Definition

shale shaker definition
Shale shaker – A vibrating screen used to remove cuttings from the circulating fluid in rotary drilling operations. The size of the openings in the screen should be carefully selected to be the smallest size possible to allow 100 percent flow of the fluid. Also called a shaker.
shaker tank definition
Shaker tank. The mud tank adjacent to the shale shaker, usually the first tank into which mud flows alter returning from the hole. Also called a shaker pit.
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