US 11,213,768
US 17/546,286

Autonomous Sand Discharge Control System

Improve desanding efficiency, flexibility, and safety with automatic, remote, and manually controlled sand discharge and data acquisition.

The mSand Sand Discharge Control System is a total solution for managing solids produced by hydraulically fractured wells. Easily installed and operated on new and existing desander systems, the SCADA-enabled mSand unit provides:

  • Automatic, remote and manual control

  • Valve integrity testing for safety on unattended wellsites

  • Optimized cleanout frequency

  • Improved production uptime

  • Lower maintenance costs

  • Reduced manpower requirements

  • Real-time and historical operational data



Base32 x 32" (800 x 680 mm)
Height67" (1700 mm)
Weight242 lbs. (110 kg)
Hydraulic Connection5 x 3/8" tube
Electrical Connection1 x 1-1/2" NPT Female
Hydraulic Outlet Pressure300 to 3,000 PSI (1 to 207 Bar)
Oil Volume0.8 Gallon (3 L)
Operating Temperature32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C)
Electrical Power Required14 to 72 VDC
CommunicationsModbus TCP/IP
Accuracy of Measurement+/- 1%
Response Time1 second
Memory Capacity1000 Events



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