Who We Are
Created by an act of Congress in 1879, USGS has evolved over the ensuing 125 years, matching its talent and knowledge to the progress of science and technology. USGS is the sole science agency for the Department of the Interior. It is sought out by thousands of partners and customers for its natural science expertise and its vast earth and biological data holdings.
The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.
USGS is a world leader in the natural sciences through our scientific excellence and responsiveness to society’s needs.
What Do We Do
As the Nation’s largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, USGS collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides science about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. Our diverse expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multidisciplinary investigations and provide impartial scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers.
MFS 8000 R spec:
The Triflo MFS8000r, a three phase drill mud cleaning and mixing machine integrated with Triflo’s rockover transportation system and two Power Packer hydraulic lifting rams. The Triflo MFS8000r has 8200 gallons total capacity with a flow rate of 1000 GPM water and 750 GPM drill mud. Utilizing Triflo’s proprietary single manifold mud cleaner, Triflo’s high G unbalanced elliptical shakers and Triflo’s high shear jetted mud mixing hopper circuit with high shear mud guns you will achieve improved cut points, provide excellent mud weight control and pass paint filter dry solids discharge. The Triflo MFS8000r has no folding catwalks and no removable handrails making rig up and rig down fast, safe and easy. Weighing in at less than 50,000 Lbs., measuring under 13′ 6″ tall in it’s trailered position, less than 8′ 6″ wide and 53′ long the Triflo MFS8000r is a non permitted load, perfect for fast, safe and easy field use.