API13A. Drilling Grade Bentonite Specification And Zenith MTW Mill
Grade: Drilling Grade
Product Description: API Specification 13A – 9.1.1
Drilling-grade bentonite is a naturally occurring clay containing the clay minerals of smectite. It can also contain accessory minerals, such as quartz, mica, feldspar and calcite.
Product Physical Requirements: API Specification 13A – 9.1.2
Drilling-grade bentonite shall be deemed to meet the requirements of this International Standard if a composite sample representing no more than one day’s production conforms to the physical specifications of Table 8, represents the product produced and is controlled by the manufacturer.
Table – Bentonite Physical Specifications
|Viscometer dial reading at 600 r/min||Minimum 30|
|Yield point/plastic viscosity ratio||Maximum 3|
|Filtrate volume||Maximum 15,0 ml|
|Residue of diameter greater than 75 µm||Maximum mass fraction 4,0 %|
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