Advanced oil well cement testing goes beyond compressive strength. The elastic properties (Young’s Modulus, Poisson’s Ratio, and Tensile Strength) also play a major role in well integrity. But measuring these properties has always been a challenge. The equipment is often large, complex, and expensive. What is the solution?
The OFITE TLF-112 Triaxial Mechanical Properties Testing System is the first instrument specifically designed to physically measure the four major mechanical properties of oil well cement:
The innovative design integrates a 500 kN load frame, 10,000 psi confining pressure system, and 400°F heating system into a single enclosure. The small footprint saves valuable floor space and allows for more simplified operation while testing at downhole conditions.
The TLF-112 has the flexibility to test cube samples up to 2” × 2” and cylindrical samples up to 2” in diameter and 5” in length. A digital servo-controlled load system precisely controls the load on the sample while state-of-the-art sensors measure the mechanical reaction. The powerful software then analyzes the data and reports the results.
The TLF-112 represents the next generation in mechanical properties testing for oil well cement. The compact design, simplified automated operation, and affordability make it the perfect choice for your lab.
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