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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Bentonite slurry and polymer are two types of commonly used conditioning agents.
Slurry cut-off walls are vertical walls constructed by excavating a trench and simultaneously filling the trench with a bentonite slurry. The bentonite slurry forms a thin (typically [less than or equal to] 3 mm) filter cake of low hydraulic conductivity (<10-8 cm/s) on both sides of the trench.
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.
Slurry trench (barrier) backfill--Curtain barriers are created by excavating a notch in the earth, supporting it with a bentonite slurry and then backfilling it with the bentonite enriched soil material.
The Bauer technology is based on cutting machines consisting of a steel frame with two cutting wheels on horizontal axles rotated in opposite directions by hydraulic drives to loosen soil at the trench bottom, plus a special centrifugal pump located immediately above the cutting wheels to transport the bentonite slurry mixed with the spoil to surface and to the adjacent desanding plant.
[17] used self-made experimental instruments to investigate the occurring and developing mechanism of slurry fracturing with bentonite slurry. The tests exhibit the process of slurry fracturing and extending.
In this study, powder PAC is directly mixed with dry bentonite and sand combined with bentonite slurry to prepare the PSB.
"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.
It is generally performed with borehole support methods such as casing advanced ahead, bentonite slurry, and water.
The digging chain homogenizes soils while the machine simultaneously injects bentonite slurry to create the barrier;