CMC LV Product Data Sheet
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CMC LV is a technical grade carboxymethylcellulose used as a fluid loss controller in water based drilling fluids. CMC LV complies with API specification 13 A / ISO 13500 for CMC LV
SOLUBILITY IN WATER @ 20 0C
Granules, off white powder
1.5 - 1.7
CMC LV is used as a fluid loss reducer in freshwater and brackish water systems. CMC LV can be used in chloride systems to saturation but is most effective when the salinity is below 50,000 mg/l.
Cost effective provider of filtration control.
Effective in pH-range 6 – 9.
Effective in low concentrations.
Not subjected to bacterial fermentation.
Treatments for freshwater and seawater fluids are generally 0.5 - 4.0 lb/bbl (2.85 – 11.4 kg/m3) but may require as high as 10 lb/bbl (28.5 kg/m3) in saturated salt systems.
Rapidly losses effectiveness with increases in salinity.
Temperature limit of 225 - 250 0F (107 - 121 0C).
Consult MSDS before use and use personal protective equipment as advised.
CMC LV is available in 25 kg polyethylene bags. All materials should be stored in a dry well ventilated area.