Bentonite is an absorbent Aluminium Phyllosilicate clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite. Standard grade natural Sodium Bentonite is meant to provide stable rheological performance & gel strength- thereby providing suspension & borehole Stability.
Hardness: 1 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 2.2
GENERAL APPLICATIONS/ USES
- Special foundation works.
- Oil and Gas drilling.
- Bentonite– Cement grouting works.
- Pipe jacking and other fresh water mud rotary drilling works.
- Bitumen works, Paper foundry, Iron ore palletization.