Specifications:

  • Modular 12″ pressure vessel design, max length 19’4″
  • 12.75 in outer diameter
  • Rated to 1000 psig at 200 °C (392 °F)
  • 12 in 600# weld neck flanged connections

Additional Features:

  • Vertical Installation with custom ports for axial loading
  • Custom support with man-access for quick installation and adjustments

Well Casing Dimensions:

  • 0.6 m (2 ft) diameter
  • 46 m (150 ft) deep

Pressure/Temperature Capacity:

  • Primary pressure/temperature capacity dependent on the casing, tubing and wellhead equipment installed
  • Secondary containment in the wellbore of 14 MPa (2,000 psi)

Additional information:

  • Serviced by a 22 tonne overhead crane
  • Well-to-crane hook height of 15 m (50 ft)

Cold Box Dimensions:

  • 6 m (20 ft) long
  • 3 m (10 ft) wide
  • 3 m (10ft) high

Temperature Capacity:

  • -40 °C ambient temperature
  • Additional localized cooling with the use of liquid nitrogen

Additional information:

  • Serviced by a 15 tonne over-head crane
  • 5.5 m (18 ft) clearance above the chamber

Chiller Skid (Berg Model PA-30-1P-X):

  • Cooling Capacity: 12 tons at -15°C glycol leaving
  • Cooling Capacity: 4.9 tons at -45°C glycol leaving
  • Entering Temp: -42.2°C (-44 °F)
  • Leaving Temp: -45.6°C (-50 °F)
  • Flow Rate: 5m³/hr (22 usg/m)

C-FER Technologies’ SEL contains two chambers for large scale extreme environment testing. There are also two fume hoods designed to house smaller scale testing. The SEL is capable of handling multi-load testing that can involve a combination of axial load, pressure, temperature and toxic/corrosive gas exposure.

Primary Containment Chamber:

  • 2.2 m (7.5 ft) diameter
  • 13 m (43 ft) deep
  • 1.6 m (5.5 ft) maximum specimen diameter

Secondary Containment Chamber:

  • 2.7 m (9 ft) diameter
  • 8.5 m (28 ft) long

Chamber Specifications:

  • Length 10.7 m (35 ft)
  • Internal Diameter 1.22 m (4 ft)
  • Working fluid pressure up to 55 MPa (8,000 psi)

Additional features: 

  • Independent control of collapse pressure and internal specimen pressure
  • Strain gauge, temperature and pressure measurements
  • Rapid installation and removal of test specimens and assemblies
  • Internal video monitoring

Leak Detection Box Dimensions:

  • 7.3 m (24 ft) long
  • 2.4 m (8 ft) wide
  • 2.4 m (8 ft) high

Testing Parameters:

  • Leak media – any liquid hydrocarbon products
  •  2.5 m³ fluid handling volume
  • 2,500 psi max delivery pressure
  • Up to 60 L/min flowrate
  • Leak orifice sizes between 0.8 mm and 4 mm

Soil Conditions:

  • Dry to fully saturated
  • Variety of soil types and sizes
  • Variable compaction states

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