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3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS6000

Glass Bubbles
Glass Bubbles
3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS6000 have a density of 0.46 g/cc and an isostatic crush strength of 6,000 psi. The HGS series glass bubbles are designed for low-density drilling fluids and cements used in the oil and gas industry.
  • 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)‎‎ 6,000
 Density (g/cc)‎‎ 0.46
 Industries‎‎ Cementing and Drilling Fluids
 Particle Size (D50 Micron)‎‎ 40
 Particle Size Range (D50 Micron)‎‎ 40 - 49
 Shape‎‎ Hollow spheres with thin walls
 Sizes Available‎‎ Bulk Trailer,‎ 1 Gallon Container (3.4 lb, 1.5 kg),‎ 4 ft Bag (825 lb, 374.2 kg),‎ Supersack (825 lb, 374.2 kg),‎ Large Box (785 lb, 356 kg),‎ Small Box (125 lb, 56.7 kg)
 Strength (MPa)‎‎ 41.3