# Dilution of Mud System with Base Fluid

Dilution of the mud system with base fluid in drilling fluids involves adding liquid to reduce the concentration of solids in a given volume.

This process helps maintain the desired properties of the drilling fluid while managing the impact of incorporated drilled solids.

### Correlations

- Volume of Dilution Fluid Required

### Input Parameters

Name | Input Value - Unit | Converted Value | Validity | Link to Calculation Page | |||
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Original Mud Low Gravity Solid (LGS) Content | 6 | % | |||||

Original Mud Volume | 1000 | bbl | |||||

Available Dilution Base Fluid Solid Content | 2 | % | |||||

Desired Final LGS Content | 4 | % | |||||

CALCULATE | |||||||

## Results | |||||||

Correlation | Calculated Value | Warnings | Remarks | ||||

Volume of Dilution Fluid Required | 1000 | bbl | This is the volume of dilution liquid required to change the LGS content of mud system to the desired value |