Bentonite API® is a fine powder of crushed bentonite clay. The product is activated by sodium and complies with the American Petrol Institute’s standards for bentonite.
|API-standard||Bentonite API value|
|Apparent viscosity||Min. 15.0 ml.||18.0 ml.|
|YP/PV ratio||Max. 3 %||1,6 %|
|Fluid loss||Max. 15 %||13 %|
|Moisture content||Max. 10 %||9.2 %|
|0.149 mm wet screen analysis||Max. 4 %||2.6 %|
|0.149 mm dry screen analysis||Min. 98 %||98.4 %|
Dry, under cover and with no risk of contamination
Bentonite API® is available in 20 kg sacks, 1000 kg big bags or in bulk.
Prevent dust. Used packaging and excess filter material must be disposed of in accordance with existing regulations.
Improves the viscosity of drilling mud and stabilises the borehole