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3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS8000X

Glass Bubbles
Glass Bubbles
3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS8000X have a density of 0.42 g/cc and an isostatic crush strength of 8,000 psi. The HGS series glass bubbles are designed for low-density drilling fluids and cement 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)8,000
Density (g/cc)0.42
IndustriesCementing and Drilling Fluids
Particle Size (D50 Micron)26
Particle Size Range (D50 Micron)20 - 29
ShapeHollow spheres with thin walls
Sizes AvailableBulk Trailer, 1 Gallon Container (2 lb, 0.9 kg), Small Box (100 lb, 45.4 kg), Large Box (680 lb, 308.4 kg), 4 ft Bag (700 lb, 317.5 kg)
Strength (MPa)55.1