Plugging Cement

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Plugging Cement

 

a variety of portland cement used to plug oil and gas wells. Plugging cement is made by simultaneous pulverization of clinker and gypsum. Two types of plugging cement are produced in the USSR: one for wells with temperatures up to 40°C and one for wells with temperatures up to 75°C. Plugging cement is used in the form of a paste containing 40–50 percent water.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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