Spacers

Spacers are preflushes with carefully designed rheological properties.

Function: Spacer concentrate

Application: Up to 150 degC

Description: Off-white to yellowish powder.

Primary purpose: Xanthan Gum is a high molecular weight biopolymer (poly-saccharide). It is used to increase viscosity and Yield Point in water base fluids.

Guidelines for use: Active component 100 % Xanthan gum

Moisture content 6 – 16 %

Rheology (0.28% solution in seawater):

600 rpm reading min.75

300 rpm reading min.55

200 rpm reading min.48

100 rpm reading min.38

6 rpm reading min.15

3 rpm reading min.12.5

pH 5 – 7.6.