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  • 3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS8000X, 317 kg, Bag

    3M ID WF600906326
    • Successfully and predictably reduces the control fluid density
    • Prevents or minimizes fluid loss/lost circulation and formation damage
    • Incompressible and more homogeneous control fluid properties compared with foamed and aerated systems
    • Eliminates the need for specialized equipment used in foamed and aerated systems
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    Specifications
    Brand
    3M™
    Capabilities
    Chemical Resistance, Lightweighting, Temperature Resistance
    Color (unaided eye)
    White, powdery
    Composition
    Soda-lime-borosilicate glass
    Density (g/cc)
    0.42
    Industries
    Cementing and Drilling Fluids
    Net Weight (Metric)
    317 kg
    Particle Size (D50 Micron)
    22
    Particle Size Range (D50 Micron)
    20 - 29, 20 - 29
    Strength (MPa)
    55.1
    Details

    3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS8000X have a density of 0.42 g/cc and an isostatic crush strength of 8,000 psi. The HGS series glass bubbles are designed for low-density drilling fluids and cement used in the oil and gas industry.

    HGS8000X Glass Bubbles are well-suited for use in moderate to deep wells, designed for use in drilling, completion, and workover fluids, as well as cement slurries for the oil and gas industry. The use of 3M Glass Bubbles HGS series as density reducing agents in the well offer the potential for reduced Non Productive Time (NPT), improved well integrity, and increased well productivity. When drilling and cementing across highly depleted zones and weaker formations, low density systems are required to prevent or minimize fluid loss/lost circulation, formation damage and other problems associated with excessive overbalance conditions. HGS Glass Bubbles offer stability by maintaining target pressures with greater reliability throughout the drilling process. HGS8000X are well-suited for use in moderate to deeep wells.

    • Successfully and predictably reduces the control fluid density
    • Prevents or minimizes fluid loss/lost circulation and formation damage
    • Incompressible and more homogeneous control fluid properties compared with foamed and aerated systems
    • Eliminates the need for specialized equipment used in foamed and aerated systems
    • Potential for reduced Non Productive Time (NPT), improved well integrity and increased well productivity
    • Thermal conductivity reduction