XANTHAN GUM

Description:
Xanthan gum is a water-soluble polysaccharide, commercially produced by a distinct fermentation process of Xanthomonas campestris, and does not contain any other polysaccharide, such as starch, guar gum or other naturally occurring polymers or their derivatives. Xanthan gum is an off-white, free flowing granular powder..

 

Application:
Xanthan gum is used in a wide variety of water-based drilling, workover or completion fluids as a rheology modifier to develop low-shear-rate viscosity and enhance suspension properties.

 

Physical requirements:

Starch, guar, or their derivatives: Absent
Moisture content : 13% max
Sreen analysis
Less than 425 μm: 95% min
Less than 75 μm: 50% max
Viscosity
Rotational viscometer, 300 r/min Minimum 11 cP
(minimum 55 dial reading)
Rotational viscometer, 6 r/min Minimum 180 cP
(minimum 18 dial reading)
Rotational viscometer, 3 r/min Minimum 320 cP
(minimum 16 dial reading)
Brookfield LV, 1,5 r/min Minimum 1 950 cP

 

Packing:
Xanthan Gum is packed in 25 kg net sacks, 40 sacks per pallet; or as client's requirement.

Contact:
MUDCHEM INDUSTRY LIMITED
Tel:+86 532 85106712
Fax:+86 532 85763710
Email: sales@mud-chem.com