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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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.
Actually, it was bentonite slurry being disposed of with permission of the landowner and in compliance with all requirements.
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.
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.
The opening was maintained with a bentonite slurry mixture with a specific gravity of approximately 1.