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AQUAGEL is a finely ground, premium-grade Wyoming sodium bentonite which meets the American Petroleum Institute (API) Specification 13A, section 9 requirement. AQUAGEL functions as a viscosifier and filtrate reducer in freshwater drilling fluids.

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Product Specification

  • Appearance : Variable-colored powder (gray to tan)
  • Bulk density, lb/ft3 : 68 to 72 (as packaged)
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Product Features

  • Viscosify water-based drilling fluids
  • Reduce filtration by forming a thin filter cake with low permeability
  • Improves hole cleaning capabilities
  • Promote hole stability in poorly consolidated formations

Product Benefits

  • NSF/ANSI Standard 60 Certified
  • Develops gel structure for cuttings suspension
  • Can be added directly to fresh water or freshwater drilling fluids
  • Provides lubricity in drilling fluids

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