Gelled, Swelling, Sealing Agent – Lost Circulation Material
SwelLCM is a gelled, swelling, sealing agent used for extreme lost circulation. When placed within the loss zone, SwelLCM will swell and fill fractures and voids creating a solid inner matrix seal.
Can be used with all water-based, oil-based, and synthetic-based muds.
Solves lost circulation problems
Eliminates risk of sidetracking hole, (as can occur with cement).
Does not contaminate drilling fluid.
Very low concentrations required.
Initiates backup for E Z Squeeze, cement squeeze or conventional lost circulation material.
SwelLCM can be solubilized and cleaned up through acidizing or oxidizing (high alkaline treatment).
Pump ahead of E Z Squeeze or cement job to initiate squeeze backup.
Open hole remedial lost circulation pill.
Drilling or work over cased hole squeeze for sealing perforations or casing leaks.
Clean, isolated mixing tank and /or short-term storage tank (i.e. trip tank).
Cement pump unit may be needed for mud weights above 12 ppg or low volume pump rate.
Mix in fresh water or drill water.
For specific instructions, refer to label on product container and MSDS information.
SwelLCM is available in 10 pound plastic pails, 40 pails /pallet.