Redefining Scale Management


Dynamic Scale Loop (DSL) Testing, a cornerstone of SPL’s advanced scale management strategies, goes beyond traditional assessments by evaluating scale growth under real-world flowing conditions. This method not only determines the effectiveness of scale inhibitors in arresting scale growth but also provides a precise Minimum Effective Dose (MED) of scale inhibitor needed to prevent build-up for each unique system. Operating at temperatures exceeding 400°F, pressures reaching 5000 psi, and flow rates of up to 10 mL/min, we can ensure comprehensive insights into scale inhibition across diverse operational scenarios.

The process involves pumping anionic and cationic brines separately, then mixing them at specified temperature and pressure through a narrow bore capillary tube. The resulting increase in differential pressure serves as a reliable indicator of scale formation in the capillary. The test generates a detailed plot of differential pressure over time, offering a clear visualization of scale inhibitor MEDs and empowering proactive decision-making in scale management.

Your Key to Proactive Scale Management

SPL’s commitment to excellence is evident in the advanced methodologies we employ for scale management. The precise determination of Minimum Effective Dose (MED) ensures tailored solutions for each unique system, empowering our clients with proactive decision-making capabilities.