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KAMBI Enterprises Inc. has been in the Canadian directional industry since 1999, with operations in the US since 2006. KAMBI supports ongoing equipment rentals and sales across both Canada and the US. Our operations are located in Calgary Alberta, Casper Wyoming and Fort Worth Texas.

Slick

SLICK is a drop in replacement servo pulser module that is fully compatible with the QDT-Tensor MWD system. It incorporates cutting edge technologies to achieve significant improvements in performance.

SLICK features a rotary shear valve that provides exceptional performance in high solids and high LCM environments while simultaneously minimizing the pressure loss through the servo module, thus allowing greater forces to be imparted to the main valve assembly. The wiping action of the rotary shear valve clears away any compacted debris and ensures unobstructed flow through the system.

SLICK decouples the hydrostatically compensated section of the servo pulser from the pulser driver module with a high torque magnetic coupling assembly. This eliminates failures of the driver module caused by corrosion, fluid invasion and gas invasion while simultaneously reducing frictional losses and increasing system robustness. The pulser driver module features a compact, modular and rugged and features built in event logging and performance tracking capabilities.

SLICK has low power consumption and significantly increases the battery life of the QDT-Tensor MWD system. Nominal power consumption of the SLICK servo pulser system is approximately one third of the original QDT-Tensor servo pulser.

The combination of the rotary shear valve, magnetic coupling drive mechanism and robust control electronics enables SLICK to haveexceptional performance in the deep, hot and hostile environments encountered in today’s challenging drilling programs.

  • Deep wells with high LCM content.
  • High Wear Rotary Shear Servo Valve
  • Decoupled Compensation with Magnetic Coupling
  • Exceptional performance in LCM and High Solids
  • Energy efficient, ~5 Joules per pulse (~180mAmp*sec per pulse)
  • 50-150% Increase in Battery Life vs. original QDT-Tensor pulser
  • Extensive Memory Logging with Event Level Resolution
  • Integrated configurable Flow Switch
  • Greatly reduces maintenance times
  • Compact, approximately 33 inches long
  • Fully QDT-Tensor Compatible
  • 175°C, 20,000 psi rated
Nominal Length 114.3cms (~45in)
Housing O.D. 47.625mm (1.875in)
Power Supply 20-30VDC
Power Consumption 4mA Standby, 180mAmp*sec/Pulse@25V
Shock Limit 1000g, 0.5msec, ½ sine all axes
Vibration Limit. 5-30Hz@1in double amplitude, 30-500Hz 20g all axes
Power Supply Lithium 14VDC (28VDC gamma battery)
Shock Limit 1000g, 0.05msec, ½ sine
Vibration Limit 5-30Hz@1in double amplitude, 30-500Hz 20g all axes
Operating Temperature 0° to 175°C (32° to 347°F)
Survival Temperature -40° to 185°C (-40° to 365°F)
Hydrostatic Pressure (max) 137,895kPa (20,000psi)
Operating Pulse Width 0.600-2.00sec (controlled by QDT Compatible SEA)
Flow Switch Axial and Lateral, axes used, threshold and delays configurable
Total Memory 8MB, ~500 hours circulating data
Data Stored in Memory  
Lifetime Power On Time Power Cycles
Lifetime Circulating Time Power Cycle Length
Job Power On Time Pulse Event
Job Energy Consumption Pulse Opening Time/Closing Time
Temperature Pulse Width
Lifetime Highest Temperature Pulse Errors
Average Flow Switch Values Manufacturing and Tracking Variables
Flow State (ON/OFF) Flow Switch and Pulser Configuration Variables