Baroid AquaGel Gold Seal®

AQUAGEL GOLD SEAL® is a premium, high-yielding Wyoming sodium bentonite that contains no polymer additives or chemical treatments of any kind. AQUAGEL GOLD SEAL is a 200 mesh dry-powdered clay that can be added directly to fresh water or freshwater drilling fluids. AQUAGEL GOLD SEAL functions as a viscosifier and filtrate reducer in freshwater drilling fluids.


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Applications/Functions

  • Can viscosify freshwater drilling fluids
  • Can reduce filtration by forming a thin filter cake with low permeability
  • Can improve hole cleaning capabilities
  • Promotes hole stability in poorly consolidated formations

Advantages

  • Naturally-occurring clay mineral without chemical additives
  • NSF/ANSI Standard 60 certified
  • Ideal for geotechnical drilling and environmental monitoring well drilling applications
  • Helps develops gel structure for cuttings suspension
  • Quality controlled and manufactured to meet API Specification 13A, section 10
  • Filter cake easily removed from formation by the back flow
  • Helps provide lubricity in drilling fluids