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Introduction
Units of Measurement
Common Minerals and Metals
Useful Conversion Factors
Useful Formulas
Capacity Tables
Hole Capacity
Drill Pipe Capacity and Displacement
API Casing and Liner Capacity and Displacement
Annular Capacity
Annular Velocity
Single Salt Fluid Composition and Blending Tables
Ammonium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
Potassium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
Sodium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
Sodium Formate Composition and Blending Tables
Potassium Formate Composition and Blending Tables
Sodium Bromide Composition and Blending Tables
Calcium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
Calcium Bromide Composition and Blending Tables
Potassium Chloride Composition and Blending Tables
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TABLE 24. Potassium Chloride (KCl) Density and Composition Table 

Potassium Chloride Density and Composition Information
Density Spec Grav Water KCl KCl Cl- TCT
lb/gal SG bbl lb 99% wt% wt% ºF
8.4 1.008 0.995 4.0 1.1 0.5 31
8.5 1.020 0.986 11.6 3.2 1.5 29
8.6 1.032 0.976 18.9 5.2 2.5 28
8.7 1.044 0.969 26.1 7.1 3.4 26
8.8 1.056 0.960 33.4 9.0 4.3 25
8.9 1.068 0.950 40.7 10.9 5.2 23
9.0 1.080 0.943 47.9 12.7 6.0 22
9.1 1.092 0.933 55.2 14.4 6.8 20
9.2 1.104 0.924 62.4 16.1 7.7 18
9.3 1.116 0.917 69.7 17.8 8.5 16
9.4 1.128 0.907 76.9 19.5 9.3 14
9.5 1.140 0.898 84.2 21.1 10.0 18
9.6 1.152 0.890 91.5 22.7 10.8 40
9.7 1.164 0.881 98.7 24.2 11.5 60

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TABLE 25. Potassium Chloride (KCl) Cutback Table (bbl/bbl)

Potassium Chloride Cutback Information
Target
Density
Starting Density
lb/gal 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7
8.4 0.084 0.072 0.064 0.057 0.052 0.048 0.044 0.041
8.5 0.242 0.210 0.186 0.166 0.151 0.138 0.127 0.118
8.6 0.395 0.342 0.303 0.271 0.246 0.224 0.207 0.191
8.7 0.545 0.473 0.418 0.374 0.339 0.310 0.285 0.264
8.8 0.697 0.605 0.535 0.479 0.434 0.397 0.365 0.338
8.9 0.850 0.737 0.652 0.584 0.529 0.483 0.445 0.412
9.0 1.000 0.868 0.768 0.687 0.623 0.569 0.523 0.485
9.1   1.000 0.885 0.792 0.718 0.656 0.603 0.559
9.2     1.000 0.895 0.811 0.741 0.682 0.632
9.3       1.000 0.906 0.828 0.762 0.706
9.4         1.000 0.913 0.840 0.779
9.5           1.000 0.920 0.853
9.6             1.000 0.927
9.7               1.000

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TABLE 26. Potassium Chloride (99% KCl) Weight Up Table (lb/bbl)

Potassium Chloride Weight Up Information
Starting
Density
Weight Up Increments
lb/gal 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6
8.4 7.71 15.26 22.83 30.65 38.62 46.61
8.5 7.47 14.97 22.71 30.60 38.52 46.71
8.6 7.43 15.11 22.92 30.77 38.88 47.02
8.7 7.61 15.36 23.13 31.18 39.25 47.60
8.8 7.68 15.39 23.35 31.35 39.62 47.93
8.9 7.64 15.53 23.45 31.65 39.88 48.39
9.0 7.82 15.67 23.80 31.95 40.39 49.00
9.1 7.78 15.82 23.90 32.26 40.79 49.35
9.2 7.97 15.98 24.26 32.71 41.19  
9.3 7.93 16.13 24.50 32.90    
9.4 8.13 16.42 24.74      
9.5 8.21 16.45        
9.6 8.16          

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