Salt Cement Systems

Some cement formulas have salt as NaCl, and KCl into the cement system and we call them “salt cement systems”. The salt cement systems cause confusion in cement calculations because salt can be dissolved in based fluid and the volume of salt in solid state is not the same as salt in solution phase. Therefore, density of solid salt is not the same as the dissolved salt in liquid.

To get correct density and absolute volume of salt solution, you can find information about from cementing hand books. The books should tell you how much % salt is in solution and how much absolute volume/density is. Please see an image below that I just got from my Halliburton redbook.

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