What is sodium bentonite

What is Sodium Bentonite?

So, what is sodium bentonite? Sodium bentonite is an effective pond sealant, an anti-odor agent for cat litter, a cleansing agent in wastewater treatment and a bonding agent in foundry sand. It is widely used as a drilling mud additive for the oil and gas industries, for pelletizing iron ore, as a sealer for irrigation ditches, wells, sewage lagoons and landfills and in many other industries.