Drilling Fluids

Drilling fluids, or muds as they are known in the industry, are a key part of the drilling process for mining, oil and gas, water-well, horizontal directional drilling and tunnelling applications.

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  • AMC BEN XTRA™

    AMC BEN XTRA™ is a premium grade Wyoming sodium bentonite which meets or surpasses the API 13A test specifications for drilling grade bentonite.

  • AMC BEN™

    AMC BEN™ is a high quality sodium bentonite for use in mineral exploration, water well and directional drilling.

  • AMC BENTONITE PELLETS R30™

    AMC BENTONITE PELLETS R30™ are compressed tablets made from highly swelling sodium bentonite coated with a biodegradable non-sticking film that retards the hydration time and when placed forms a flexible, non-toxic impermeable seal. AMC BENTONITE PELLETS R30™ has the advantage of achieving greater depths due to the unique coating that slows down the hydration process.

  • AMC BENTONITE PELLETS™

    AMC BENTONITE PELLETS™ are a highly compressed pellet made from premium sodium bentonite. AMC BENTONITE PELLETS™ has the advantage of achieving greater depths due to the highly compressive nature of the pellet.

  • AMC AEROFOAM™

    AMC AEROFOAM™ is a biodegradable mixture of anionic surfactants which has been formulated for use in the mineral and water well drilling industries.

  • AMC BARITE™

    AMC BARITE™ is a high quality barium sulphate (BaSO4) micronized to meet API 13A specifications and is used to increase mud density in all types of drilling fluid systems, oil or water based.

  • AMC BENTONITE HV™

    AMC BENTONITE HV™ is a modified, high quality grade bentonite formulated to ensure a high quality bentonite mud can be mix with ease. AMC BENTONITE HV™ provides viscosity and gelling to most water based fluids while also contributing to fluid loss control.

  • AMC BENTONITE PLUG™

    AMC BENTONITE PLUG™ is designed for use as sealant for hole abandonment, casing seals or any vertical seal to prevent water movement up or down a borehole.
    AMC BENTONITE PLUG™ is available in medium (M) (¼” – 3⁄8’’) and coarse (C) (3⁄8” – ¾”) grades.

  • AMC BIO VIS XTRA™

    AMC BIO VIS XTRA™ is a premium grade, high viscosity, blend of natural polymers specifically formulated for mixing a low solids drilling fluid for use in a water well. AMC BIO VIS XTRA™ is a non-toxic free flowing powder that is biodegradable.

  • AMC BIOCIDE G™

    AMC BIOCIDE G™ is a low toxicity, broad spectrum biocide designed to reduce and prevent bacterial and fungal activity in water based fluids. AMC BIOCIDE G™ is a more environmentally acceptable alternative to glutaraldehyde and does not cause skin sensitisation and dermatitis that can occur through the handling of glutaraldehyde making it safer to handle.

  • AMC BIODEGRADABLE HAMMER OIL™

    AMC BIODEGRADABLE HAMMER OIL™ is a vegetable oil based hammer lubricant supplied in three grades, 150, 320 and 460 centipoises.

  • AMC BORDET™

    AMC BORDET™ is a concentrated blend of surfactants which are highly effective at coating metal surfaces. AMC BORDET™ is designed to reduce the surface tension in water based fluids and reduce the tendency of clays to stick to metal surfaces including the drill string.

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