Brichem Group of Companies:

Laboratory Analysis

Laboratory Analysis

Bri-Chem Supply maintains a full-service drilling fluids testing laboratory at Bay 4, 5510 3rd Street SE, Calgary, Alberta. Our primary testing facility is a 500 square foot lab with an additional 1,200 square feet of instructional lab space. We also have a 400 square foot classroom that comfortably seats twelve students. The equipment that we maintain on hand for drilling fluids testing, is as follows:


  • ADAMS Compact Centrifuge
  • Brookfield DV ll + Pro Viscometer w/ LV spindle set
  • CAFRAMO stirrer
  • Capillary Suction Timer
  • Chandler 3506 Viscometer
  • Denver Precision Balance
  • Fann 4 Roller Over
  • Fann Model 12BL API6-Unit Filter Press
  • Fann Viscometer Model 35A
  • Fisher Isotemp Oven
  • Fisher Scientific Water Bath
  • HACH DR2800 Spectrophotometer
  • Halliburton "Tru-Water" Pressurized Fluid Density Scale
  • OFITE 5 Roller Oven
  • OFITE Electrical Stabilty Meter
  • OFITE HTHP Filter Press
  • OFITE Lubricity Tester
  • OFITE Model 115-00 Mud Balance
  • OFITE Model 140-50 API6-Unit Filter Press
  • OFITE Model 900 Viscometer
  • OFITE Model 165-12-250ml Retort Kit w/ Digitial Temperature Controller, 115V
  • Tyler Ro - Tap Sieve Shaker
  • VWR Symphony Meter


In addition, we fully stock all required reagents and equipment for Water-Based and Oil-Based Field Testing of Drilling Fluids.

All testing that is conducted at Brichem Supply Ltd. follows API testing procedures, or if outside the API guidelines, we utilize industry-excepted test procedures.