Gel Aus 4 is a specialist Civil and Special Foundation drilling bentonite exhibiting a high yield, exceptional filtration control and excellent protection and stability to cement contamination. Gel Aus 4 is quick to hydrate in fresh water and can be used with other specialist polymers when required for additional performance in challenging ground conditions.
|Water content %||14 maximum|
|Wet screen analysis 75µm%||4 maximum retained|
|Swelling ml/2gm||22 maximum|
|Loose bulk density||1.0 (average)|
|Apparent settled density||1.2 (average)|
|Specific weight g/cm3||2.2 (average)|
|pH of 5% gel||10 pH (typical)|
|36kgs/m3||36 sec MFV|
Normal drilling conditions, 30 to 50kg per 1000ltr fresh water. For poorly consolidated formation(s), dosage rates can be increased for additional panel/hole stability.
Allow sufficient time for the Gel Aus 4 to fully yield for the best results. Pre-mix Gel Aus 4 in fresh water and allow it to fully yield before adding to salty or hard water.
48 x 25kg Bags packed into a 1.2T Bulk Bag