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3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS18000

Glass Bubbles
Glass Bubbles
3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS18000 have a density of 0.60 g/cc and are 3M's strongest glass bubbles with an isostatic crush strength of 18,000 psi. The HGS series glass bubbles are designed for low-density drilling fluids and cements used in the oil and gas
  • Reduce rig time required compared to multiple stage cementing
  • Reduce the possibility of formation break-down
  • Reduce the possibility of lost circulation
  • Increase efficiency of mud removal by allowing pipe rotation or reciprocation
  • Increase yield per sack of cement
  • Eliminate need for remedial squeeze
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Typical Properties

 Capabilities‎ Temperature Resistance‎ ,  Lightweighting‎ ,  Chemical Resistance‎
 Color (unaided eye)‎ White, powdery‎
 Composition‎ Soda-lime-borosilicate glass‎
 Crush Strength (PSI)‎ 18,000‎
 Density (g/cc)‎ 0.6‎
 Industries‎ Cementing and Drilling Fluids‎
 Particle Size (D50 Micron)‎ 30‎
 Particle Size Range (D50 Micron)‎ 30 - 39‎
 Shape‎ Hollow spheres with thin walls‎
 Sizes Available‎ 4 ft Bag (1,000 lb, 453.6 kg)‎ ,  Bulk Trailer‎ ,  1 Gallon Container (5 lb, 2.3 kg)‎ ,  Small Box (125 lb, 56.7 kg)‎
 Strength (MPa)‎ 124.1‎