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In a fracturing operation, the blender’s job is to mix sand, water and additives precisely, then feed the mixture to the fracturing pumps at pressures high enough to keep cavitation from occurring in the fluid ends. Blender underperformance can lead to multiple costly failures and poor fracture quality. The blender’s importance is often overlooked in favor of the pumps because a site usually has many pumps but only one or two blenders.
Most modern blenders are fully automated, highly complex pieces of machinery and can be operated manually at the blender or treating van if necessary. The blender is a key piece of equipment to the success of any fracturing job...