Bentonite Powder

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27 Metric Ton/Metric Tons (Min. Order)
Supply Ability:
270 Metric Ton/Metric Tons per Week
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Quick Details
Place of Origin:
Gujarat, India
Packaging & Delivery
Packaging Details
50kg laminated HDPE bags OR
1 MT New Jumbo bag.
Delivery Time
15 days after receiving advance payment


Bentonite Powder (Oil Drill Grade)

GRADE: API-13A (Section-9)
Physical appearance : Buff to tan color powder free from any extraneous
Typical Physical properties
Specific gravity : 2.5 to 2.7
Yield : Minimum 92 bbl of 15 cps mud per ton.


Suspension of 22.5g clay in 350 ml30 min.> 30
of deionized water for 20 minutes in  
HBM and age for 16 hrs. at room  
temp. Record dial reading at 600 rpm  
of viscometer.  
Yield Point / Plastic viscosity ratio3 Max.2.4
Filtrate volume at 100 psi in 3015.0 cc Max.14.2 to 14.6 CC
Residue greater than 75 micrometers4.0 Max.< 2.0
in wt. Percent  


Use: For making suspension in fresh water for water base drilling fluids for oil & gas
exploration, primary viscosity and filtration control and suspension agent. It must be
pre-hydrated in fresh water (should not have salinity > than 3500 mg/l ).

Handling: It should be kept in dry and shady place to increase its shelf life and should
mix through hopper at the rate of 4- 5 minutes per sack to get maximum yield. Avoid
breathing dust.


50kg laminated HDPE bags OR
1 MT New Jumbo bag.

Stuffing per 20 Ft container: 27 M.T.