Equipment & Software for Geophysical Surveys: Design, Manufacture, Support, Supply

Inclinometer probe INCLIS

Main features:
  • 3D borehole deviation survey
  • Exceptional simplicity and reliability
  • Does not require a logging station
  • 3 accelerometers and 3 magnetic sensors
  • 360° orientation range
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INCLIS probe is designed to determine well axis deviation and its azimuth. Inclinometry is usually performed when drilling directional wells, monitoring the movement of soil and structures, plotting maps and sections, when logging and drilling data is involved.

INCLIS probes are equipped with a three-component magnetic compass and accelerometer. The accelerometer measures the angle of the probe relative to the gravity vector. Magnetic compass determines the direction of inclination of the wellbore in an open or plastic cased well. If the well has metal casing or drilled in an iron ore massif, that excludes the possibility of three-component magnetometer use, the orientation of the inclinometer is performed using special rods from the surface. Rods and rod feeder can be used to perform inclinometry in both sub-horizontal and vertical wells.

INCLIS probes consist of a module with electronics and an extension. The extension is designed to stabilize the probe in the well. Standard package also includes a pair of interchangeable Teflon centering cylinders and a detachable cable line on a compact and lightweight reel made of durable plastic. Real-time measurements are transmitted via Wi-Fi to Andriod device. The other recording option is a compact interface module that provides power to the probe and data transfer via USB to a PC. The Solclino software is used to obtain data, numerical and graphical depicting, saving, reading previously recorded files and generating a report.

The body of the INCLIS 30 probe is made of AISI 316L steel and has an outer diameter of 30 mm. The INCLIS 23C is housed in a carbon fiber casing (CARBON PROBE) with a diameter of only 23 mm, suitable for work in small boreholes or even perform inclinometry directly inside drill rods. The light weight of the probe with a carbon body makes it easy to perform surveys in horizontal and deep vertical wells.

Areas of application:
  • Physical and mechanical soil properties characterization
  • Identification of cavities
  • Flow index of soils monitoring

Delivery set:

  • INCLIS probe with stabilizer
  • Cable on reel
  • Interface box (for USB version)
  • Connecting cable (for USB version)
  • Centering Teflon cylinders (2 pcs)
  • Block balance with two adapters
  • SolClino Software
  • Case
Optional equipment:
  • Rods for orientation of the probe from the surface
  • Rod guide
  • Rod-to-probe adapter
  • Centralizer 50-160 mm
  • Centralizer 150-500 mm
  • Rod feeder

Examples of data obtained with INCLIS DH inclinometer probe (borehole sections in different planes):


Rotation angle

360° on three axes

Maximum well depth

up to 250 m

Measured values ​

vector components of accelerometer and magnetic field, temperature of accelerometer and magnetic compass

Calculated and visualized values

Inclination, azimuth, AX, AY, AZ – components of acceleration vector

HX, HY, HZ – magnetic field components

GTF – Gravity Tool Face – angle of probe rotation relative to gravity field

MTF – Magnetic Tool Face – angle of probe rotation relative to magnetic field

AccelTemp - accelerometer sensor temperature

MagTemp – magnetometer sensor temperature

G-TOT – total gravity field in g

M-TOT - total magnetic field in Gauss

Angular resolution

0.02°

Absolute tilt measurement accuracy

± 0.2°

Absolute accuracy of azimuth measurement

± 0.5°

Relative angle measurement error

0.1°

Measurement speed

up to 8 Hz

The number of digits

3C accelerometer - 24 Bit

3C magnetometer - 16 bit

Baud rate

115200

Maximum number of measurements per pass

up to 32,768

Supply current

At sampling rate 8 Hz - 16 mA

At sampling rate 1/4 Hz - 500 μA

In standby mode - 50 μA

Standard connector

Souriau 200 Bar, IP69

Interface

RS-422, USB 2.0

Power supply

5 - 12 V DC

Power supply of the complex

via USB from PC

Operating system

Windows 10

Number of probe sections

2 x 1 m each - inclinometer block and extension

Total probe length

2 m

External diameter

INCLIS 30 – 30 mm

INCLIS 23С - 23 mm

Outer diameter of Teflon cylinders

INCLIS 30 – 50 mm

INCLIS 23С - 50 mm

Body material

INCLIS 30 - steel

INCLIS 23C - carbon

Mass probe

INCLIS 30 - 4.1 kg

INCLIS 23C - less than 1 kg

Operating temperature range

-25 ÷ +85 °C

Maximum shock load

500 g

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31.03.2022