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3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS4000

3M Product Number HGS40003M ID B40064641
  • Successfully and predictably reduces the control fluid density
  • Prevents or minimizes fluid loss/lost circulation and formation damage
  • Incompressible and more homogeneous control fluid properties compared with foamed and aerated systems
  • Eliminates the need for specialized equipment used in foamed and aerated systems
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3M™ Glass Bubbles HGS4000 are hollow microspheres made of soda-lime borosilicate glass with a true density of 0.38 g/cm³ and an isostatic crush strength of 4,000 psi / 280 bar.

HGS4000 Glass Bubbles are designed for use in drilling, completion, and workover fluids, as well as in cement slurries in the oil and gas industry. HGS4000 are well-suited for use in shallow to intermediate depth wells.

  • Successfully and predictably reduces the control fluid density
  • Prevents or minimizes fluid loss/lost circulation and formation damage
  • Incompressible and more homogeneous control fluid properties compared with foamed and aerated systems
  • Eliminates the need for specialized equipment used in foamed and aerated systems
  • Temperature resistance
  • Chemical stability and inertness
  • Thermal conductivity reduction for better thermal insulation
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Industries
Cementing and Drilling Fluids, Insulation and Buoyancy, Mining, Paints and Coatings, Rubber and Plastic
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