Patents Assigned to FSI International Corp Limited
  • Patent number: 7735378
    Abstract: Generally, the present invention is directed to the in situ measurement of fluid density and/or flow rate in tubular conduits, wherein such measurement comprises measuring dynamic fluid level and/or load (weight) in a region of the conduit and correlating these measurements of the fluid with a density and/or flow rate. Such measurements are typically directed toward drilling fluids transported within the tubular conduits—particularly the return flow, wherein the fluid comprises extraneous material (e.g., cuttings, etc.) which can alter the density and flow rate of the drilling fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2010
    Assignees: FSI International Corp Limited, Mezurx Pty Ltd
    Inventors: Christian Singfield, Catalin D. Ivan, Mark Morgan
  • Publication number: 20090211331
    Abstract: Generally, the present invention is directed to the in situ measurement of fluid density and/or flow rate in tubular conduits, wherein such measurement comprises measuring dynamic fluid level and/or load (weight) in a region of the conduit and correlating these measurements of the fluid with a density and/or flow rate. Such measurements are typically directed toward drilling fluids transported within the tubular conduits—particularly the return flow, wherein the fluid comprises extraneous material (e.g., cuttings, etc.) which can alter the density and flow rate of the drilling fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2007
    Publication date: August 27, 2009
    Applicants: FSI International Corp. Limited, MezurX Pty Ltd
    Inventors: Christian Singfield, Catalin D. Ivan, Mark Morgan