Hamdon Energy Solutions is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Fann products. Our dedicated team of engineers and technicians offer exceptional sales, service and calibration of Fann testing.

Known as the original testing equipment company, Fann Instrument Company (based out of Houston, Texas) has been the leading manufacturer and supplier of quality instruments for oilfield analysis since 1939. Their instruments are used around the world in research laboratories and on drilling sites. They specialize in the design and manufacture of instruments for measuring the physical and chemical properties of fluids, especially the measurement of flow and viscosity. Their product line is the most comprehensive offering of instruments, accessories, test kits, and portable laboratories for testing drilling fluids, completion fluids, fracturing fluids, oilfield cements, and industrial slurries. In addition to equipment, they also sell reagents, supplies, and replacement parts.


Fann Instrument Company warrants its products to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 12 months from the time of shipment. If repair or adjustment is necessary, and has not been the result of abuse or misuse within the twelve-month period, please return, freight pre-paid, and correction of the defect will be made without charge. Out of warranty products will be repaired for a nominal charge.

API Specifications

For more than 65 years of continuous production and improvement, Fann instruments have proven to be accurate and rugged. Many of the Fann instruments and test kits are designed to conform to the testing standards established by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and published in:

  • API Spec 10 – Materials and Testing for Well Cements
  • API RP 10B-2 – Recommended Practice for Testing Well Cements
  • API Spec 13A – Specifications for Drilling Fluids Materials
  • API RP 13B-1 – Recommended Practice for Field Testing Water-Based Drilling Fluids
  • API RP 13B-2 – Recommended Practice for Field Testing Oil-Based Drilling Fluids
  • API 13D - Rheology and Hydraulics of Oil-well Fluids
  • API 13I - Recommended Practice for Laboratory Testing of Drilling Fluids
  • API 13J - Testing of Heavy Brines
  • API 13K - Chemical Analysis of Barites


APPA Models 389AP/MC

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Automated Permeability Plugging Apparatus (APPA) The Automated Permeability Plugging Apparatus (APPA), Model 389AP is a high pres[...]

AutoCalcimeter – Model 442

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The AutoCalcimeter determines the amount of calcium carbonate (CaCO3 or calcite) and calcium magnesium carbonate (CaMg(CO3)2 or d[...]

Basic Mud Test Kit

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The Basic Mud Test Kit is designed to provide the basic drilling fluid testing equipment required for field testing of water based[...]

DNA System

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The Fann DNA (Digital Network Adapter) system is proprietary software and hardware used to connect multiple Fann Instrument Compan[...]

Filter Press API (LPLT)

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The Series 300 LPLT Filter Press (API Filter Press) is the most effective means of determining the filtration properties of drilli[...]

HPHT Filter Press – Model HT4700

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The HT4700 HPHT Filter Press is designed for safe and efficient high temperature, high pressure fluid loss testing that meets AP[...]

HPHT Filter Press (500 ml)

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The Fann 500 ml HPHT Filter Press unit can be pressurized to 1800 psig on the cell and 750 psig on the back pressure receiver. Max[...]

HPHT Safe Cell

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Fann Instrument Company introduces the HPHT (High Pressure, High Temperature) Safe Cell, offering a unique combination of safety, [...]

iX77® Rheometer

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The iX77® Rheometer is a coaxial cylinder type rheometer designed to measure fluid rheologies under high pressures and temperatur[...]

Linear Swell Meter

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The Fann Linear Swell Meter Model 2100 (LSM) helps determine shale hydration or dehydration by measuring the increase or decrease [...]


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The Multiple Analysis Cement System (MACS II®) instrument performs static gel strength tests on cement slurry samples. The MACS [...]

Marsh Funnel Viscometer

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The Marsh Funnel is a simple device for indicating viscosity on a routine basis. When used with a measuring cup the funnel gives a[...]

Model 35 Viscometer

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The Fann Model 35 Viscometer is widely known as the “Standard of the Industry” for drilling fluid viscosity measurements. The [...]

Mud Balance – Model 140

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The Fann Mud Balance provides a simple, practical method for the accurate determination of fluid density. The temperature of the d[...]

RheoVADR® Rheometer

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The Fann RheoVADR® Variable Automated Digital Rheometer gives new meaning to the term “stand-alone.” No Computer Needed An [...]

Roller Oven – Models 704ET & 705ET

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Fann Model 704ET and Model 705ET roller ovens are primarily designed for laboratory use. These roller ovens provide an excellent [...]

Static Fluid Loss Test Assembly

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The Fluid Loss Test Assembly provides a reliable means of determining the fluid loss characteristics of an oil well cement. Fluid [...]

Temperature Controller – Model 740

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The Model 740 Temperature Controller is a compact digital instrument designed to monitor and control heating process applications.[...]

TRU-WATE™ Mud Balance – Model 141

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With the TRU-WATE™ Balance, the density of a fluid sample, such as cement slurry, can be measured in a fixed volume sample under[...]