It is a measurement of fluid weight per unit of volume. This measurement is often referred to as mud.
Weight and is reported as Gravity gms/cm3 or as Specific gallon, pounds, the primary function of monitoring density is to control formation pressures and minimize loss of returns.
|Measuring range||0.96-2.5g/cm³ (8.0-211b/gal)|
|Mud cup capacity||140cm³|