Model 3000 PVT Phase Behavior System

A Precision, Multi-Tasking Instrument For Understanding The Behavior Of Complex Mixtures
The study of thermo-physical properties of fluids such as phase behavior, density, viscosity, etc. under varying conditions of pressure, temperature and volume is commonly known as PVT studies. The Model 3000 PVT System is a precision instrument used to perform PVT studies on a variety of fluids with a special emphasis on those fluids typically encountered in petroleum reservoirs. Types of studies commonly conducted with a Model 3000 PVT System include: 
  • Oil Analysis / Recombined Fluid
  • Oil Analysis / Capillary Viscosity
  • Oil Analysis / Capillary Viscosity / Density
  • Oil Analysis / Solids Detection
  • Oil Analysis / Gas-Condensate Analysis
  • Gas-Condensate / Low GOR
  • Gas-Condensate / High GOR
  • Chemical and Solvent Evaluation

Our PVT systems are mercury-free, more capable and easier to use. Computer-based data acquisition and control software makes is easy to set-up and perform PVT tests while electronically logging key test
data.

Chandler Engineering’s PVT products have been the world’s leading line of PVT equipment since 1945. The Model 3000 PVT Phase Behavior System is the most widely accepted analytical (PVT) system in both domestic and international scientific laboratories.
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    Features
    • Mercury-Free Design
    • Computer Controlled Data Logging
    • Visual Phase Boundary
    • Detection in Both Oil and Gas Condensate Studies
    • Large Cell Volumes
    • Flexible Configuration for Various Studies
    • Optional Modules for Measuring Density, Viscosity and Solid Precipitation
    • Designed for Operator Safety

    Maximum Operating Pressures
    Pump Cell
    15,000 psi / 104 MPa
    Auxiliary Cell:
    Gas Condensate Cell  20,000 psi / 138 MPa
    Floating-Piston Cell   15,000 psi / 104 MPa
    Mini Cell                     15,000 psi / 104 MPa

    Maximum Operating Temperature: 400°F / 204°C
    Pressure Accuracy: 0.1 % of Full Scale

    Cell Volumes (approximate) 
    Pump Cell                   400 cm3
    Gas Condensate Cell   1000 cm3
    Floating-Piston Cell    600 or 1600 cm3
    Mini Cell                     100 cm3

    Volume Accuracy: 0.1 cm3
    Liquid Condensate Volume Accuracy: ± 0.01 cm3
    Temperature Regulation: ± 0.5°C
    Environmental Requirements:
    60°F to 104°F / 15°C to 40°C 
    20% to 90% RH, non-condensing

    Utilities
    Power Requirements: 
    220-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 1 phase, 
                                       25 A (6000 Watts) Max.

    Physical Dimensions
    Dimensions (wxdxh):
    51 x 38 x 95 in. / 130 x 97 x 241 cm not including external pump.

    Shipping Information
    Gross Weight:
     approx. 1350 lb / 610 kg, not including optional modules or external equipment

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