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Citric acid

pH Adjustment Chemical

Product Description

CITRIC ACID is used to reduce pH, treat out soluble calcium and neutralise iron and other metal poly-cations

Applications

CITRIC ACID is used to reduce pH and remove calcium when treating cement contamination, preventing cross-linking of polymers with iron contamination and prevents fishyes when mixing polymers.

CITRIC ACID is an organic acid, which means it is less reactive than other acids like sulphuric or hydrochloric acid and safer to handle.

Advantages

• Easy to mix
• Reduces pH and removes calcium to pretreat or remedy cement contamination
• Neutralises soluble iron to prevent polymer crosslinking
• Reduces high pH
• Less reactive and safer to handle than most other acids

Usage

pH adjustment (pilot tests are advised) 1-5kg per 1000

To treat cement contamination

Imperial
CITRIC ACID expressed in lb / bbl = Mud Weight(lb/bbl) x 1.893 x Fw

Where Fw = % water / 100 (Retort analysis)

Metric
CITRIC ACID expressed in kg / M³ = (Mud Weight(SG) x Fw) x 45.11

Where Fw = % water / 100 (Retort analysis)

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