Core Logging procedures

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Core Logging procedure, shared by T.J. Fudge on May 17, 2019

  • Core Push Out Procedure
    • Carry core barrel to push out table (2 people)
      • Beware of fluid
    • Position top of core barrel against FED (Fluid Evacuation Device, a vacuum that encircles the core)
    • Turn FED on
      • Make sure vacuum gate is out
    • Slide moving tray against FED exit
    • Push core slowly through FED onto moving tray
    • Turn FED off
    • Wipe core of fluid
      • rotate, wipe, repeat
    • Measure overall length to 0.5 cm
      • Top long, bottom short
    • Report length to drillers
    • Place temperature sensor on core