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AQUAGEL sodium bentonite is a finely ground, premium-grade Wyoming bentonite that meets the American Petroleum Institute (API) Specification 13A,section 9 requirement.

  • Viscosify water-based drilling fluids
  • Reduce filtration by forming a thin filter cake with low permeability
  • Improve hole cleaning capabilities
  • Promote hole stability in poorly consolidated formations
  • NSF/ANSI/CAN Standard 60 certified
  • Helps develop gel structure for cuttings suspension
  • Can be added directly to fresh water or freshwater drilling fluids
  • Helps provide lubricity in drilling fluids