Bantonite

Bantonite, also known as "Bleaching Clay" due to its high swelling property, available with us is one of the best Quality in the world. Our product finds vast uses in following areas:

  • As a grouting material, having very low permeability of water.
  • Used in drilling mud's.
  • As a decolorize.
  • As a foundry sands.
  • As a carrier in insecticides, paints and pharmaceutical industries.
  • As a bleaching agent of vegetable oils and petroleum
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Technical Details for Bantonite

Chemical Structure:
Sr. No. Element Typical
1. SiO2 50-60%
2. Al2O3 15-20%
3. Fe2O3 9-13%
4. K2O 0.2-0.5%
5. Na2O 1-1.5%
6. CaO 1-3%
7. L.O.I. 8-10%
8. Color/Firing Color Cream/Brown

Bantonite for oil drilling:

Sr. No. Element Pattern
1. Viscometer Dial Reading at 600 RPM 30 Min
2. Yield Point / PV Ratio 3.0 Max
3. Fluid Loss 13.0ML
4. Residue greater than 75 Micro 4.0 Max
5. Moisture Content 10% Max

Also available in following grades:

1. Foundry Grade
2. OCMA Grade