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Lost Circulation Material

Lost Circulation Material Evaluation Receiver

Lost Circulation Material Receiver (LCM)

The Lost Circulation Material (LCM) Evaluation Receiver is an alternative back pressure receiver for the Fann® Permeability Plugging Apparatus (PPA) and Automated Plugging Apparatus (APPA).

The LCM Evaluation Receiver can handle larger particles without plugging. This new design is beneficial for testing drilling fluids containing various sized material at engineered concentrations.

These special drilling fluids seal multiple lost circulation situations, including severe fluid losses.


  • Custom built for testing LCM fluids with large particle sizes
  • Larger orifice to help prevent plugging
  • Cell cap (included) that easily installs into Fann PPA and APPA
 Volume178 ml
Orifice Size 7 mm (0.28 in) 
(length x diameter) 
16 x 3 inches
41 x 7.6 centimeters 
 Weight3.85 kg (8.5 lb) 

Ordering Information

Part No. 102308743 — Lost Circulation Material Evaluation Receiver

Stainless Steel Slotted Discs are available in various slot types and sizes.  These discs are recommended for testing LCM fluids containing larger particle sizes.