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chloride test

1. n. [Drilling Fluids]

A titration procedure standardized by the API to quantitatively determine Cl (chloride ion) concentration by using silver nitrate as titrant with potassium chromate as the endpoint indicator.

See: chromate saltdissolved solidsfiltratemake-up watermeniscusnormalityoil mudoil/brine ratiopotassium ionretort solidssaltwater mudseawater mudsilver nitratesynthetic/brine ratiowater, oil, and solids test