Product Sheet Horizontal Directional Drilling
Product usage guidelines for M-I SWACO HDD technologies.
M-I GEL viscosifier is a premium-grade bentonite that is used as a primary filtercake-building, filtration-control, and suspension agent in freshwater systems and all water-based mud systems.
Bioassay information is available upon request. Handle as an industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment and observing precautions as described in the safety datasheet.
M-I GEL viscosifier is packaged in multiwall paper sacks and big bags and is available in bulk.
Store in a dry, well-ventilated area. Keep container closed. Store away from incompatibles. Follow safe warehousing practices regarding palletizing, banding, shrink-wrapping, or stacking.
|Typical Physical Properties
|Physical appearance||Light tan, gray-green powder|
|Bulk density||48–52 lbm/ft3 [769–833 kg/m3]|