Bentone 38

  • Organically modified hectorite clay
  • CAS 14808-60-

BENTONE 38 rheological additive is the oil service industry’s standard for a high temperature/high pressure performance organoclay. This additive is manufactured with a high efficiency hectorite clay noted for imparting superior heat stability. BENTONE 38 exhibits an excellent balance of dispersibility and efficiency. BENTONE 38 performs well in diesels, mineral oils, poly, linear and isomerized alpha olefins and vegetable oil derivative base fluids.

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Bentone 38
  • Organically modified hectorite clay
  • CAS 14808-60-

Product details of Bentone 38

Organically modified hectorite clay
  • Cream white, finely divided powder

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  • Conditioning mud
  • Increasing suspending properties of packer fluids
  • Manufacturing fluids at low temperatures
  • Preparing spotting fluids to free stuck pipe
  • Viscosifying drilling fluids

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