Turbo-Glass Beads (Fine, Med., Coarse)

ROP Enhancing Spherical Beads

Product Summary

Specifically, sized solid lubricant spheres used for minimizing differential sticking and torque & drag issues.
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Physical Properties

  • Specific Gravity: 2.5-2.6
  • Appearance: Clear with a slight green tint
  • Hardness (Mohs Scale): 5.5
  • Crush Resistance: 28-35K

Recommended Treatment

  • Torque/Drag: 5-15 ppb while drilling a straight hole and 10-20 ppb while drilling a horizontal hole.
  • Sliding Pills: 5-15 ppb by volume can be added directly to the suction pit or sent in sliding pills to increase ROP.

Wellbore Stability Benefits

  • Reduces friction and torque & drag.

  • Promotes “ball bearing” effect.

  • When spotted as a pill, enhances tripping, logging and casing runs.

  • Increases ROP.

  • Effective in highly deviated wells.

Handling and Storage

Proper PPE should be worn while handling this product. Please review the SDS before using.

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Turbo-Glass Beads are available in 50 lb. sacks.

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