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Laboratory Services

Rock Mechanics

FracTech offers comprehensive rock mechanics support, as detailed below. A complete service is provided - from preparation, testing through reporting. Plugs from 1 inch to 4 inches in diameter and up to 8 inches in length can be tested.

layout bullet Bulk Compressibility*
layout bullet Biot's Constant Confined Static and Dynamic Modulus*
layout bullet Differential Strain Curve Analysis
layout bullet Fracture Toughness
layout bullet Hardness Indentation
layout bullet P & S Wave Measurements*
layout bullet Particle Size Distribution Analysis
layout bullet Permeability Under Varying Stress Conditions*
layout bullet Porosity Soft Sediment Sampling Under Liquid Nitrogen Thick Walled Cylinder Strength** (with optional fluid flow)
layout bullet Tensile Strength, Confined Strength & Unconfined Compressive Strength
layout bullet Three Point Bend Tests
layout bullet Uniaxial Compaction (K0)*

* Stress up to 15,000 psi
** Stress up to 25,000 psi