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3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS3000

Glass Bubbles
Glass Bubbles
3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS3000 have a density of 0.35 g/cc and an isostatic crush strength of 3,000 psi. The HGS series glass bubbles are designed for low-density drilling fluids and cements used in the oil and gas industry.
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Typical Properties

CapabilitiesTemperature Resistance, Lightweighting, Chemical Resistance
Color (unaided eye)White, powdery
CompositionSoda-lime-borosilicate glass
Crush Strength (PSI)3,000
Density (g/cc)0.35
IndustriesCementing and Drilling Fluids
Particle Size (D50 Micron)40
Particle Size Range (D50 Micron)40 - 49
ShapeHollow spheres with thin walls
Sizes AvailableBulk Trailer, 1 Gallon Container (2.9 lb, 1.3 kg), 4 ft Bag (650 lb, 295 kg), Small Box (100 lb, 45.4 kg)
Strength (MPa)20.6