- Abrasion tests indicate that FER-OX weighting agent is more abrasive than barite. Stringent classification procedures for FER-OX weighting agent yield a less abrasive weight material than competitive iron oxide products
- The suspension of FER-OX weight material can require slightly higher gel strengths than those required for the suspension of barite
Toxicity and handling
Bioassay information is available upon request. Handle as an industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment and observing the precautions described in the safety data sheet.
Packaging and storage
FER-OX weighting agent is packaged in 45.4 kg [100 lbm], multiwall, paper sacks 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, and stacking.