bentonite slurry


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bentonite slurry

[′bent·ən‚īt ‚slər·ē]
(materials)
Slurry composed of water and clay powder consisting chiefly of montmorillonite minerals.
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But our bentonite slurry comes out with a consistency similar to that of toothpaste, so it needs to go through a chemical engineering process that involves a series of trommels, hyper-cyclones and a filter press to get the moisture out.
Soil-bentonite slurry walls are constructed by displacing bentonite slurry in the excavated trench by backfilling with a mixture of bentonite slurry and excavated trench spoils.
As the pipeline was pulled back through the reamed hole, the bentonite slurry solution was pumped out of the hole on the northern side of the river.
There remains widespread non-understanding of what bentonite slurry is and what danger it could pose," said Bell.
A bentonite slurry drilling mud (commonly used when constructing potable water wells) is pumped into the pilot hole throughout the reaming operations.
Chances are the bentonite slurry is the cleanest component now on the river bottom.
The digging chain homogenizes soils while the machine simultaneously injects bentonite slurry to create the barrier;
A bentonite slurry, known as drilling mud and commonly used in the construction of potable water wells, was pumped into the pilot hole throughout the reaming operations.
Reflecting on the job in general, Iglesias said it is important to note that even though soil conditions were not ideal the project was completed without the use of bentonite slurry in the downhill bore.
While the drill string is advancing, a bentonite slurry is pumped at 2,000 psi through the drill string to the drill bit.
Features include: integral jacking can with 675 ton capacity; screw conveyor 1 is an open ribbon type with integral full diameter gate; screw conveyor 2 is directly connected to the first conveyor; foam and bentonite slurry additive system for conditioning of spoils; and an integral laser guidance system.