Table 2: Experimental setup and operating conditions [9].

Inner diameter of casing, , mm101.6
Outer diameter of pipe, , mm50.8
Length of test section, , m12
Fluid density, , 1020
Cutting density, , 2400
Avg. cutting diameter, , 1.25
Cutting injection rate, 0.05
Flow behaviour index, 0.61
Fluid consistency index, , Pa⋅0.09
Fluid yield stress, , Pa1.3
Avg. fluid velocity, 0.54–1.3
Drillpipe rotation speed, 0