For drilling mud we offer a high yield sodium bentonite “Gel” quality API (American Petroleum Institute) specifications API 13A sec 9: HY high yield bentonite that yields over 200 BBL barrel (viscosifying capability) sodium bentonite.
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In the iron and steel foundry industry, over 60% of metal castings are made using the green sand foundry molding process. Green sand is a specific combination of sand or aggregate, clay and water. The term “green sand” refers to the fact that the mold is in a green/uncured state.
We also offer quality cat litter bentonite, which is odor controlled, fast clumping, dust free, and easy to scoop, while being pet, planet, and people friendly. (Private label)
Many customers have used our clay to prevent water leaks, and pond liners.
Since our product contains no chemical additives and is a 100% natural substance, it is completely safe for use around fish, livestock, and plants.
Sodium Bentonite clay applications include drilling fluids used to aid and maintain stability and composition of drilling mud used on boreholes for oil, water, and gas.
Another important application for our product is for powder soap and powder detergents.
An American geologist, identified water swelling clay in and around rocky formation near Fort Benton.
Bentonite was given the name “mineral soap.” However, interest in bentonite increased during the 1920s when researchers called bentonite a whole range of clay, which mainly consist of mineral montmorillonite and with lesser amounts of some other minerals such as pyrite, feldspar, quartz, and calcite.