The screw conveyor auger system is widely used in oil and gas drilling field. As it is flexible for application and easy for layout. The screw conveyor auger system can move wet or dry cuttings. The screw conveyors can be put under the shale shaker, desander, desiler and decanter centrifuge. The augers can also be put inclined to transfer the drill cuttings from the horizontal screw conveyor or from other equipment, and feeding to the cuttings treatment equipment, like oil base mud vertical cuttings dryer, or water base mud high G shale shaker dryer.
Unlike other screw conveyor suppliers, GN Solids Control is specialized in oil and gas drilling applications, GN knows well the safety and HSE request of the screw conveyor auger systems for safety operation.
Below are some of the available designs for oil field safety application. Clients can contact GN Solids Control sales team to check what applications they need before they order.
GN Solids Control screw conveyor auger system Design 1: All GN standard screw conveyor auger system are composed by 12ft standard auger for each section. Users can use 1 section for 12ft, 2 sections for 24ft, 3 sections for 36ft and max. 4 sections for 48ft. For other length, please contact GN sales team for double check.
GN Solids Control screw conveyor auger system Design 2: All auger top is covered by metal plates or gratings to avoid fingers involved in. The top cover plate can be equipped with bolts at 2 sides on the top of the auger for fixing the plates / gratings. GN Solids Control can also equip hinges on one side, and fix locks / bolts on the other side. For this kind of design, the jobsite operators can open the top cover by not removing the top cover away.
GN Solids Control screw conveyor auger system Design 3: There will be emergency top switch on the auger control panels, It can located at the shale shake areas and nearby the augers.
GN Solids Control screw conveyor auger system Design 4: Audio / visual alarm connecting to auger starter.