PREMIUM GEL

API BENTONITE

PREMIUM GEL is a 200 mesh, 90 bbl yield sodium bentonite for freshwater drilling, slurry walls, and tunnel boring. PREMIUM GEL complies with API 13A Section 9, Specifications for Drilling Fluid Materials. PREMIUM GEL is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 60, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals – Health Effects.

RECOMMENDED USE:

May be used for all types of freshwater mud rotary drilling where higher solids are desired. PREMIUM GEL can also be used as a seal for earthen structures, slurry trenching, tunnel boring, and foundation drilling.

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Cools and lubricates bit
  • Mixes quickly and easily
  • Reduces fluid loss into the formation
  • Removes cuttings
  • Stabilizes borehole

MIXING & APPLICATION:

Mixing ratios are based on the use of freshwater; water purity will affect bentonite performance. For best results, acidic and hard makeup water should be pretreated with SODA ASH to a pH of 8.5-9.5. Add PREMIUM GEL slowly through jet/hopper mixer.

IN STOCK:

PACKAGING

50 lb (22.7 kg) bag, 48 per pallet, 100 lb (45.4 kg) bag, 35 per pallet, 1
ton or 2 ton supersacks, or bulk. All pallets are plastic-wrapped.

NOTE:

PREMIUM GEL is manufactured marketed by AMERICAN COLLOID
COMPANY (ACC). CETCO sells PREMIUM GEL in an AMERICAN COLLOID
COMPANY (ACC) branded bag