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Barite API 13-A

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Barite Product Information Sheet

 

Product Identification                                                                                                    
                            
• Product Name : Barite                                                        
• Chemical Name : Barium Sulfate                                                
• Registrations : CAS-Nr.  7727-43-7                                                
• Appearance : Powder dust                                                        
                                                                

 

Packing  

                                                                                                 
• 100 Lbs (45.5 kg), net : Three ply PE - kraft, 40 bags per pallet in jungle box with pack plastic cover                                               
• 1,500 kg,  net : Jumbo bag, 1 bag per pallet in pack plastic cover                                                        
                                                                                                    
                                                                
Applications

Oil well drilling fluid additive, weighting agent  
• Helps increase mud density up to 21 lb/gal (2516 kg/m³)
• Helps control formation pressures
• Helps stabilize the borehole
• Helps prepare solids-laden plugs for well control applications    
       

Product Specifications                                                    

                                                    
• Density : 4.2 gr/cm3 min    
• Water Soluble Alkaline Earth Metals as Calcium : 250 mg/kg max    
• Residue greater than 75 mm (200 mesh) : 3.0%, wt max    
• Particle Less than 6 mm in equivalent : 30%, wt max    
• Retained by US Sieve No. 325   *) : 5 - 15%, wt


Testing Method  

 

• API Spec-13A, eighteenth edition, February 2010

• *) OCMA DFCP-3 procedure