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Formation Sidewall Density

This combinable sonde is suitable for quantitative formation density measurements in uncased holes. It uses a bottom loading gamma ray source (Typically 100 mCi activity) and a set of two or optionally three detectors at different spacing to detect the gamma rays scattered by the formation. The amount of scattered gamma rays is a function of the electron density of the formation material and hence, a function of its bulk density. This relationship is used to calibrate the density sonde and then use it to log the bulk density of the formations crossed by the borehole.


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Glan Conwy
Conwy LL28 5SP
United Kingdom

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