Mastering Mud Tank Mixing with GN Solids Control Mud Guns

In the dynamic world of drilling operations, achieving optimal mud tank mixing is non-negotiable. GN Solids Control’s Mud Guns, designed for both supplemental and primary mixing, emerge as indispensable components when combined with mud agitators. This blog delves into the features and benefits of GN Solids Control’s Mud Guns, shedding light on their role in enhancing drilling efficiency.

Key Components of Mud Mixing:

Mud guns and mud agitators work in tandem to ensure comprehensive mud tank mixing. The number of mud guns deployed is directly correlated with the size of the tank, providing flexibility in adapting to varying operational needs. Typically installed along the mud line of the tank, these guns play a crucial role in achieving uniform mixing.


Size Options for Varied Requirements:

GN Solids Control offers versatility in mud gun sizes to cater to different tank configurations:


2’ Mud Gun: Suited for applications with specific tank dimensions and mud flow requirements.

3’ Mud Gun: Offers increased flow capacity, making it ideal for larger mud tanks and demanding mixing conditions.

Understanding the specific structure features of mud guns is vital for selecting the right equipment. GN Solids Control provides two main types:


Fixed Mud Gun: The fixed mud gun is stationary, ensuring consistent mixing within its designated position. Ideal for applications where targeted mixing is required in specific areas of the tank.

Rotary Mud Gun: Features dynamic rotation for more extensive coverage within the mud tank.

Suited for applications demanding versatile and thorough mud mixing.

Model Specifications:

GN Solids Control Mud Guns come in two models:


GNNJQ50-3G and GNNJQ80-3G:


Fixed mud gun model with nozzle diameter options of DN50 and DN80.

Three nozzles with a fixed rotation angle.

GNNJQ50-3X and GNNJQ80-3X:


Rotary mud gun model with nozzle diameter options of DN50 and DN80.

Features a 120° rotation angle, covering a full 360° for comprehensive mixing.

Benefits of GN Solids Control Mud Guns:

  • Robust Construction: Engineered to withstand challenging drilling environments.
  • Adjustable Speed: Equipped with variable frequency control for customizable mixing.
  • Temperature Maintenance: Cooling coils ensure optimal material working temperature.
  • User-Friendly: Displays for speed and temperature provide enhanced control and monitoring.


In the realm of mud tank mixing, GN Solids Control’s Mud Guns shine as reliable and efficient tools. Whether opting for precision with the fixed mud gun or embracing versatility with the rotary mud gun, GN Solids Control delivers solutions that meet the rigorous demands of drilling operations.