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  • Absorbents

  • Civil Engineering - Caisson/Foundation

  • AIR FOAM - Foaming Agent

    AIR FOAM - Foaming Agent

    AIR FOAM is a foaming agent for use in mineral exploration, HDD, water well, foundation, and seismic drilling operations. AIR FOAM is biodegradable, aids in drilling of unstable zones, easily carries cuttings to the surface, reduces bit balling and packing, and eliminates dusting during air drilling operations.

  • CEMENTGEL - Non-Polymer Treated Bentonite

    CEMENTGEL - Non-Polymer Treated Bentonite

    CEMENTGEL is used in well cementing, slurry walls and other applications where non-polymer treated bentonite is required. CEMENTGEL is used in cementing formulations, slurry cut-off walls, drilling, boring, grouting or industrial applications where all-natural bentonite is desirable.

  • FLOWMASTER - Model LV - Low Viscosity, Highly Concentrated Proprietary Dry Polymer

    FLOWMASTER - Model LV - Low Viscosity, Highly Concentrated Proprietary Dry Polymer

    FLOWMASTER LV is a unique low viscosity, highly concentrated proprietary dry polymer designed for use in vertical and horizontal directional drilling operations. FLOWMASTER LV conditions drilling fluids to control fluid loss, prevent formation clays from swelling, and will keep tools clean by preventing bit balling with minimal viscosity increase. FLOWMASTER LV also aids in the effective operation of solids control equipment by dropping silts and...

  • KWIK-VIS - Model D - Dispersible Viscosifying Polymer

    KWIK-VIS - Model D - Dispersible Viscosifying Polymer

    KWIK-VIS D is a premium readily dispersible viscosifying polymer in a dry granular form. KWIK-VIS D is highly concentrated, fast hydrating, and requires very low application rates to achieve desired viscosities. It is designed for use in all types of drilling, boring, and trenching operations such as Shaft Drilling, Slurry Trenching, Caisson Drilling, Horizontal Boring, and small-drill applications such as water well and mineral exploration.

  • WYO-DEFOAMER - System and Contact Defoaming Agent

    WYO-DEFOAMER - System and Contact Defoaming Agent

    WYO-DEFOAMER is designed to act as both a system and contact defoaming agent in drilling applications. WYO-DEFOAMER is designed for mineral exploration, HDD, water well, and seismic drilling operations. The highly concentrated formula of WYO-DEFOAMER when mixed with water readily breaks down foam generated from air drilling operations and water-based drilling fluids.

  • WYO-FOAM - Model 800 - Foaming Agent

    WYO-FOAM - Model 800 - Foaming Agent

    WYO-FOAM 800 is a foaming agent for use in mineral exploration, HDD, water well, and seismic drilling operations. WYO-FOAM 800 is a highly concentrated foamer generally requiring 30% less of the application rate of most other foaming agents.

  • WYO-VIS - Model DP - Dry Fine Granular Viscosifying Co-Polymer

    WYO-VIS - Model DP - Dry Fine Granular Viscosifying Co-Polymer

    WYO-VIS DP is a dry fine granular viscosifying co-polymer (PHPA) for water-based drilling fluids. WYO-VIS® DP quickly disperses in fresh water without forming fisheyes. It acts as a clay and shale inhibitor, coating materials to reduce water wetting, which prevents elevated mud weight.

  • WYO-VIS - Model HP - Fast Acting High Performance Formula

    WYO-VIS - Model HP - Fast Acting High Performance Formula

    With its fast acting high performance formula, WYO-VIS HP quickly builds viscosity and shields clay and shale formations. WYO-VIS HP builds sufficient viscosity drilling fluids to effectively clean the hole. In addition, WYO-VIS HP stabilizes problem shale and imparts friction reducing properties to the fluid.

  • Civil Engineering - Liners & Caps

  • ENVIROGEL - Bentonite-Based Materials

    ENVIROGEL - Bentonite-Based Materials

    The ENVIROGEL® family of products from Wyo-Ben has been specifically engineered for use in reducing the seepage of fluids through porous soils. These bentonite-based materials are proven and ideal products for any fluid containment problem. ENVIROGEL® is available in different particle sizes and formulations to meet your specific jobsite requirements.

  • HYDROGEL - Model 125 - For Use in Drilling Operations

    HYDROGEL - Model 125 - For Use in Drilling Operations

    HYDROGEL 125 is a preferred product for use in slurry trenching, horizontal directional drilling, caisson boring, and cast-in-place concrete foundations. For use in drilling operations where premium grade Wyoming Bentonite is desired.

  • Model SW-101 - Contamination Resistant Bentonite

    Model SW-101 - Contamination Resistant Bentonite

    SW-101 a contamination resistant bentonite, is engineered for use in slurry cutoff walls and drilling operations where exposure to seawater is expected. Wyo-Ben’s unique SW-101 is an innovative breakthrough in drilling fluids and containment slurries. SW-101 is highly recommended for use in water well, caisson drilling, horizontal boring and slurry wall applications where traditional bentonite fluids will not perform.

  • Civil Engineering - Slurry Cut-Off Walls

  • SODA ASH Granular Powder

    SODA ASH Granular Powder

    Soda Ash is a white, granular powder used to soften and condition make-up water and raise pH. By softening the water, Soda Ash helps maximize the performance of the bentonite or polymer and speed up hydration reducing mixing times.

  • Model THINZ-IT - Highly Concentrated Thinning Agent

    Model THINZ-IT - Highly Concentrated Thinning Agent

    THINZ-IT is a highly concentrated thinning agent for use in fresh water drilling mud. THINZ-IT is effective in breaking down and thinning drilling fluids. When injected as a “slug” or “pill”, THINZ-IT® will induce the breakdown of the wall cake along the borehole before well completion.

  • Drilling- HDD

  • BORZAN - Dispersible Biopolymer

    BORZAN - Dispersible Biopolymer

    BORZAN is a true biopolymer designed for use in vertical and horizontal drilling applications where conventional bentonite based drilling fluids may not be desirable. BORZAN’s highly concentrated xanthan gum formulation allows for less material to be used than most other bio-polymers. Normal application rates are only 3 to 3½ pounds per 100 gallons to achieve a 45 second Marsh Funnel viscosity. BORZAN’s superior gel strengths...

  • BORZAN - Model D - Biopolymer

    BORZAN - Model D - Biopolymer

    BORZAN is a biopolymer designed for use in vertical or horizontal drilling applications and may be used as a stand-alone drilling fluid or as an additive to enhance properties of conventional bentonite based drilling fluids. As a stand-alone drilling fluid BORZAN D is a highly concentrated xanthan gum allowing for lower addition rates than most bio-polymers. BORZAN D fluids are particularly effective in vapor extraction and other environmental wells...

  • BREAKOUT - Used to Free Stuck Pipe

    BREAKOUT - Used to Free Stuck Pipe

    BREAKOUT is used to free stuck pipe in pipe jacking applications. For usage details, contact Wyo-Ben as soil conditions     vary from tunnel to tunnel. Pump BREAKOUT into the annulus to remove pasted material already present and recharge the annular space with the appropriate lubricant, MICRO-GEL and MTA-1.

  • MICRO-GEL - Bentonite for Micro-Tunneling and Tunneling

    MICRO-GEL - Bentonite for Micro-Tunneling and Tunneling

    MICRO-GEL is a bentonite product designed and engineered for micro-tunneling and tunneling applications. MICRO-GEL is engineered to promote low fluid loss and increased lubricity, which translates to low jacking pressures. The integrity of the tunnel wall is maintained by the effect of the superior filter cake and gel strengths exhibited by a MICRO-GEL fluid. MICRO-GEL is environmentally safe and non-hazardous.

  • Model PLUGZ-IT/MAX - Lost Circulation Material

    Model PLUGZ-IT/MAX - Lost Circulation Material

    PLUGZ-IT/MAX is a lost circulation material designed to mix and pump with a drilling fluid into cobble, gravel, or fractured zones to restore mud circulation. PLUGZ-IT/MAX readily seals off coarse gravels, fractured formations, and other profiles where mud-loss is a problem. PLUGZ-IT/MAX can be placed directly through the jets in the bit provided they are a minimum of 3 mm or 1/8” in size. PLUGZ-IT/MAX is environmentally safe and non-toxic.

  • TORQMASTER - Concentrated Torque Reducing Surfactant

    TORQMASTER - Concentrated Torque Reducing Surfactant

    TORQMASTER, a product of Sunwest Mud Company distributed by Wyo-Ben, Inc., is a concentrated torque reducing surfactant that has the unique ability to break clay formations. Application rates for TORQMASTER are very low making it a cost-effective fluid additive for drilling clay, shale and mixed clay formations.

  • TRU-BORE - Highly Concentrated Bentonite

    TRU-BORE - Highly Concentrated Bentonite

    TRU-BORE is a highly concentrated bentonite based drilling fluid designed for difficult drilling operations in both vertical and horizontal borings. TRU-BORE is extremely effective high performance viscosifier for horizontal drilling applications to maintain hole integrity during pullback. It is non-toxic and environmentally safe.

  • UNI-DRILL - Liquid Polymer

    UNI-DRILL - Liquid Polymer

    UNI-DRILL is a unique proprietary liquid polymer designed for use in tunneling, rotary and horizontal directional drilling operations. UNI-DRILL conditions drilling fluids to control fluid loss, prevent formation clays from swelling, and will keep tools clean by preventing bit balling.

  • Model VC-55 - For Solids Vacuuming Operations

    Model VC-55 - For Solids Vacuuming Operations

    VC-55 is a unique product designed to aid in most solids vacuuming operations. In pot holing, VC-55 significantly reduces the amount of water required by assisting in the lifting of spoils. VC-55 lubricates both the hoses and solids by covering them with a low-friction coating that facilitates easy transport into the holding tank. This coating also aids in dumping, as the spoils are easily expelled from the tank with little or no bridging. It is...

  • WYO-FLOC - Synthetic Flocculant

    WYO-FLOC - Synthetic Flocculant

    WYO-FLOC is a synthetic flocculant supplied in micro bead form. It is soluble in water, producing a relatively low-viscosity solution. WYO-FLOC exhibits low charge densities and high molecular weight. WYO-FLOC is applicable for the dewatering of bentonite slurries either alone or in conjunction with organic or inorganic coagulants.

  • WYO-LUBE - Model RR - Premium Drilling Fluid Lubricant

    WYO-LUBE - Model RR - Premium Drilling Fluid Lubricant

    WYO-LUBE RR is a premium drilling fluid lubricant designed for HDD, rotary drilling and mining industries. The superior lubricating properties reduces torque and drag, increases penetration rates, extends the life of drill rods and bits by reducing wear. WYO-LUBE RR mixes easily and is not affected by brackish or harsh water conditions. Using WYO-LUBE RR as a drilling fluid additive allows the drilling rig to be used at maximum potential and provides...

  • WYO-VIS - Model LVP - Shale and Clay Stabilizer

    WYO-VIS - Model LVP - Shale and Clay Stabilizer

    WYO-VIS LVP is a shale and clay stabilizer which inhibits the uptake of water into those formations. WYO-VIS LVP is formulated so it does not add appreciably to the viscosity of the drilling fluid. Unlike many such dry polymer additives, it mixes quickly and easily without fish-eyes.

  • CLAYMASTER - Concentrated, Nonhazardous, Proprietary Clay Inhibitor

    CLAYMASTER - Concentrated, Nonhazardous, Proprietary Clay Inhibitor

    CLAYMASTER, a product of Sunwest Mud Company exclusively distributed by Wyo-Ben, Inc., is a concentrated, nonhazardous, proprietary clay inhibitor that can be used with either polymer or bentonite systems. CLAYMASTER will greatly reduce or eliminate clay cuttings from sticking to each other and to the drilling tools. Swelling of the bore will be reduced or eliminated resulting in significant reduction of rotation and pullback pressures.

  • FLOWMASTER` - Model DP - Concentrated, Nonhazardous, Proprietary Dry Polymer

    FLOWMASTER` - Model DP - Concentrated, Nonhazardous, Proprietary Dry Polymer

    FLOWMASTER DP is a concentrated, nonhazardous, proprietary dry polymer that can be used in vertical and horizontal directional drilling operations. FLOWMASTER DP conditions drilling fluids to control fluid loss, prevent formation clays from swelling, and will keep tools clean by preventing bit balling.

  • Drilling- Oil Well

  • HYDROGEL - Model PLUS - High Performance Bentonite

    HYDROGEL - Model PLUS - High Performance Bentonite

    HYDROGEL PLUS is a High Performance Bentonite with a unique formula making it a very effective viscosifier. This premium grade beneficiated Wyoming Bentonite is specifically designed for use with mud recycling systems on large HDD Bores. HYDROGEL PLUS BENTONITE is an efficient viscosifier, performs well in a variety of water qualities, successfully reduces application rates, mixes quickly and produces a durable long lasting drilling fluid.

  • NATURALGEL - Wyoming Bentonite

    NATURALGEL - Wyoming Bentonite

    NATURALGEL is used in drilling operations where unaltered high quality sodium bentonite is desirable. NATURALGEL is used in oil and gas exploration and is ideal for drilling water monitor wells where additives may affect chemical analysis.

  • Drilling - Water/Minerals

  • DRIL-SOL - Premium Liquid Drilling Detergent

    DRIL-SOL - Premium Liquid Drilling Detergent

    DRIL-SOL is a premium liquid drilling detergent designed to perform a variety of functions in vertical and horizontal directional drilling operations. DRIL-SOL is a premium liquid drilling detergent designed to perform a variety of functions in vertical and horizontal directional drilling operations. It is blended to offer the best characteristics of drilling detergents while lubricating the borehole. DRIL-SOL will prevent the build-up of cuttings on...

  • DRIL-TROL - Model QD - Highly Concentrated Proprietary Dry Polymer

    DRIL-TROL - Model QD - Highly Concentrated Proprietary Dry Polymer

    DRIL-TROL QD is a unique quickly dispersible, highly concentrated proprietary dry polymer designed for use in vertical and horizontal directional drilling operations. DRIL-TROL QD conditions drilling fluids to control fluid loss, prevent formation clays from swelling, and will keep tools clean by preventing bit balling. DRIL-TROL QD also aids in the effective operation of solids control equipment by dropping silts and sands from the fluid. It is...

  • DRILL-X - Model HP - Thinning Drilling Detergent and Wetting Agent

    DRILL-X - Model HP - Thinning Drilling Detergent and Wetting Agent

    New and Improved, High Performance DRILL-X HP is a thinning drilling detergent and wetting agent for use in fresh water drilling fluid systems where clays are present. New and Improved, High Performance DRILL-X HP can be added to fluids to keep bits and tooling clean while improving fluid loss control and adding lubrication properties to the system. DRILL-X HP also acts as a secondary thinner to lower fluid viscosity and aid in dispersing clays. When...

  • ENVIROPLUG - Model NO.8, NO.16, NO.20 - Granular High-Swelling Wyoming Bentonite

    ENVIROPLUG - Model NO.8, NO.16, NO.20 - Granular High-Swelling Wyoming Bentonite

    ENVIROPLUG No.8 and No.16 and No.20 are high-swelling Wyoming Bentonite in granular form. The unique molecular structure allows them to absorb five times their weight of water and swell to a volume of 12 to 16 times their dry bulk, making it an ideal well sealant. Applied dry or in a pumpable slurry, these fine granules expand against casings and formations to create a very low permeability flexible grout seal.

  • ENVIROPLUG - Tablets and Coated Tablets

    ENVIROPLUG - Tablets and Coated Tablets

    ENVIROPLUG TABLETS are manufactured for use in piezometer holes, monitor wells and other sealing & plugging applications. ENVIROPLUG TABLETS are available in 1/2”, 3/8”, and 1/4” sizes. ENVIROPLUG TABLETS swell in water to more than 10 times their original volume. COATED ENVIROPLUG TABLETS allow for deeper, more predictable placement of tablets. The coated exterior prevents the “sticky rind” from forming once water...

  • Extra High Yield Bentonite

    Extra High Yield Bentonite

    Extra High Yield Bentonite has a Higher Performance formula that makes it a very effective viscosifier. This premium grade beneficiated Wyoming Bentonite is designed for use in mineral exploration, water well and directional drilling operations. EXTRA HIGH YIELD BENTONITE is an efficient viscosifier performs well in a variety of water qualities, successfully reduces application rates, mixes quickly and easily. EXTRA HIGH YIELD BENTONITE is listed with...

  • TRU-BORE - Highly Concentrated Bentonite

    TRU-BORE - Highly Concentrated Bentonite

    TRU-BORE is a highly concentrated bentonite based drilling fluid designed for difficult drilling operations in both vertical and horizontal borings. TRU-BORE is extremely effective high performance viscosifier for horizontal drilling applications to maintain hole integrity during pullback. It is non-toxic and environmentally safe.

  • Drilling - Grouting

  • ABANTONITE - Abandonment Fluid or Grouting Material

    ABANTONITE - Abandonment Fluid or Grouting Material

    ABANTONITE is patented product designed for use as an abandonment fluid or grouting material where 15% solids by weight are required. ABANTONITE is 100% inorganic, non-toxic and environmentally safe. ABANTONITE is designed to offer superior sealing characteristics where low permeability flexible seals are required. It is produced to meet State of Nevada minimum specifications for drill hole abandonment in mineral exploration activities.

  • ENVIROPLUG - Model GROUT - Bentonite

    ENVIROPLUG - Model GROUT - Bentonite

    ENVIROPLUG GROUT is a patented formula bentonite product designed to be used as a water well grouting fluid, drill hole abandonment fluid, grout for geotechnical monitoring wells after casing placement, and other geotechnical construction applications requiring non-destructible sub-grade seals. Once in place, ENVIROPLUG GROUT begins to set and assumes a caulk-like consistency that contacts formations to establish a low permeability seal (1 X 10-9...

  • ENVIROPLUG - Model MEDIUM & COARSE - Bentonite Chips

    ENVIROPLUG - Model MEDIUM & COARSE - Bentonite Chips

    ENVIROPLUG MEDIUM & COARSE were the FIRST bentonite chips developed and marketed. They are pure Wyoming Bentonite, designed for use as sealants for hole abandonment, casing seals or any vertical seal to prevent water movement up or down a bore hole. When absorbing water, ENVIROPLUG MEDIUM & COARSE swell to fill voids, exerting pressure against all surfaces to create a flexible low permeability seal. Since ENVIROPLUG MEDIUM & COARSE are...

  • Model GROUT-WELL AND GROUT-WELL DF - Bentonite Grouting Material

    Model GROUT-WELL AND GROUT-WELL DF - Bentonite Grouting Material

    GROUT-WELL and GROUT-WELL DF are one step bentonite grouting materials designed to achieve low permeability seals in water wells, monitor wells, geotechnical borings, and heat pump holes. GROUT-WELL and GROUT-WELL DF achieve a range of solids contents, 17% to 20% solids by weight. GROUT-WELL DF’s granular nature reduces nuisance dust during mixing operations.

  • Model TD-16 - Coated Granular Bentonite Grouting Material

    Model TD-16 - Coated Granular Bentonite Grouting Material

    TD-16 is a one-step coated granular bentonite grouting material designed to achieve low permeability seals in water wells, geotechnical borings, and heat pump applications. TD-16 achieves a range of solids contents, 16% to 20% solids by weight. TD-16’s granular nature reduces dusty conditions during mixing operations and slurry loss to the formation after placement.

  • THERM-EX - Model GROUT - Engineered System

    THERM-EX - Model GROUT - Engineered System

    THERM-EX GROUT is an engineered system for use as backfill material in earth-coupled heat pump systems. THERM-EX GROUT elevated thermal conductivity and low permeability allow for excellent heat exchange while protecting groundwater supplies.

  • Industrial Applications

  • SRS GROUT - Grouting Media

    SRS GROUT - Grouting Media

    SRS GROUT is non-toxic, low permeability grouting media. SRS GROUT is a specially formulated bentonite product for use as a stabilizer and sealant for soils, fractured rock and other industrial geo-technical applications requiring non-destructible, non-combustible sub-grade seals.

  • Water Treatment

  • CLEARTREAT - Model 1000 Series - Clay-Based Agglomeration Material

    CLEARTREAT - Model 1000 Series - Clay-Based Agglomeration Material

    CLEARTREAT 1000 Series is a clay-based agglomeration material in powder/granular form for treating industrial wastewater. Its function is to add suspended solids to waste streams whose total dissolved and suspended solids are not adequate in quality or characteristic to afford  proper flocculation.

  • CLEARTREAT - Model 2000 Series - Clay-Based Products

    CLEARTREAT - Model 2000 Series - Clay-Based Products

    CLEARTREAT 2000 Series are predominantly clay-based products designed to be used in treating industrial wastewater exhibiting a broad range of characteristics. They are very effective as a one step treatment for removing organic and inorganic solids such as heavy metals and emulsified oils from discharges generated during various industrial manufacturing operations.

  • Testing Equipment

  • Basic Mud Kit

    Basic Mud Kit

    This “Basic Mud Kit” contains all the required equipment for basic onsite testing of water based drilling fluid. The handy plastic case keeps test equipment clean, dry and organized. Contents: Metal Mud Balance, Marsh Funnel & Cup, Sand Content Kit, pH Strips, Stop Watch, Test Procedures Dimensions: 23' x 11' x 11' Weight: 10 lbs Test Equipment can also be purchased individually.

  • Deluxe Sand Content Kit

    Deluxe Sand Content Kit

    It is desirable to know the sand content of drilling muds because excessive sand may result in the deposition of a thick filter cake on the wall of the hole, or may settle in the hole about the tools when circulation is stopped, thus interfering with successful operation of drilling tools or setting of casing. Contents: Sieve 200 mesh, Marsh Funnel, Sand Content Tube, Carrying Case.

  • Jet Hopper

    Jet Hopper

    Jet Hopper is a mud-flow device through which materials are put into the circulating mud system. The jet hopper is powered by a centrifugal pump that flows the mud at high velocity through a venturi nozzle below the conical-shaped hopper. Dry materials are added through the jet hopper to provide dispersion, rapid hydration and uniform mixing. Liquids are sometimes fed into the mud by a hose placed in the hopper. Available in 2' and 4'.

  • Marsh Funnel

    Marsh Funnel

    Viscosity is a measurement of a fluids resistance to flow: the greater the resistance, the higher the viscosity. As measured by the Marsh Funnel, the viscosity of the fluid in question is influence by the density of the fluid (solids content) and gelation rate (beneficiated solids content). The viscosity of the drilling fluid in use should be based on a combination of the following parameters: Drilling rate, pump and output capacity, mud density,...

  • Mud Balance

    Mud Balance

    Mud Balance is used to determine the mud weight. Mud weight may be determined using any instrument that will permit accurate measurement within 1/10 lb/gal or 1/2 lb/ft³.

  • PH Strips

    PH Strips

    pH is an expression of acidity or alkalinity of a solution measured between 0 and 14 with 7 being neutral. pH should be checked on a regular basis or when your water source changes with pH strips. pH is critical to optimizing your drilling fluid products and should be established and maintained between 8 and 9.

  • Sand Cone

    Sand Cone

    Cuttings or solids held in suspension in drilling mud significantly influence the life of pumps, swivels, and hoses. These abrasive particles can be removed by using a sand cone (desander) working in conjunction with good drilling mud characteristics. Mud mixed to a Marsh Funnel viscosity of 34 to 36 seconds can carry cuttings from the hole.