Product Sheet KLA-CURE Hydration Suppressant
Water-soluble, environmentally acceptable, organic compound to reduce dispersion and swelling of reactive clay formations.
KLA-CURE hydration suppressant is a water-soluble, environmentally acceptable, organic compound that reduces the dispersion and swelling of reactive clay formations. It effectively inhibits shale or gumbo clays from hydrating and minimizes the potential for bit balling.
|Typical Physical Properties|
|Physical appearance||Amber liquid|
|Specific gravity||1.22 at 60 degF [15.55 degC]|
|pH (1% solution)||6.5–7.5|
|Solubility in water||100%|
|Flash point||>200 degF [93 degC] (Pensky–Marten closed cup)|
|Pour point||0 degF [–17.8 degC]|
|Concentration, lbm/bbl [kg/m3]||4 [11.4]; 6 [17.1]; 8 [22.8]|
|Equivalents, galUS/bbl [L/m3]||0.392 [9.3]; 0.588 [14.0]; 0.780 [18.6]|
Bioassay information is available upon request. Handle as an industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment and observing the precautions as described in the safety data sheet.
KLA-CURE suppressant is packaged in 55-galUS [208.2-L] drums.