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IMERYS ProLite®

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ProLite® 20/40 ProLite® 30/50 ProLite® 40/70
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IMERYS ProLite®

US-Manufactured Product

Produced from high quality South Georgia kaolin clay, and supported by a dedicated sales and customer service team.

Manufactured for a wide range of wells

Innovative plant, designed to produce an array of products to meet various well applications and needs.

Top Quality Product. High resistance crush for enhanced conductivity

Superior feedstock, advanced plant technology and enhanced Quality Assurance provide a new generation of products of superb strength and permeability.

Typical Sieve Analysis (weight % retained)

US MeshMicronsProLite®
20/40
ProLite®
30/50
ProLite®
40/70
-16+20 mesh -1,200+840 2.2 0.1  
-20+30 mesh -840+600 74.5 4.7  
-30+40 mesh -600+420 21.8 88.4 0.4
-40+50 mesh -420+300 1.5 6.9 93.7
-50+70 mesh -300+210     5.9
-70 mesh -210     0.1

 

Median Particle Diameter (μm)699510350
API / ISO Crush Test % by weight fines generated
10,000 psi
≤ 9.0 ≤ 6.0 ≤ 5.0

Typical Additional Properties of IMERYS Prolite®

Roudness ≥ 0.8 ≥ 0.8 ≤ 0.8
Sphericity ≥ 0.8 ≥ 0.8 ≤ 0.8
Bulk Density (lb/ft3) 95 ± 5 95 ± 5 95 ± 5
Absolute Specific Gravity 2.70 ± 0.05 2.70 ± 0.05 2.70 ± 0.05
Absolute Specific Volume (gal/lb) 0.044 0.044 0.045
Solubility in 12/3 HCI/HF Acid (% weight loss) ≤ 3 ≤ 3 ≤ 3

Long Term Conductivity* 2lb/ft2 - 250°F - 2% KCL Water - Ohio Sandstone

Closure Stress (psi)ProLite®
20/40
ProLite®
30/50
ProLite®
40/70
2,000 5,109 3,351 2,282
4,000 4,185 2,816 1,692
6,000 3,157 2,241 1,315
8,000 2,026 1,528 837
10,000 1,184 939 448
12,000 767 649 246

 

prolite longterm conductivity

Long Term Permeability* 2lb/ft2 - 250°F - 2% KCL Water - Ohio Sandstone

Closure Stress (psi)ProLite®
20/40
ProLite®
30/50
ProLite®
40/70
2,000 261 183 110
4,000 219 158 85
6,000 169 128 67
8,000 113 90 44
10,000 69 57 24
12,000 43 41 14

 

prolite longterm permeability

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(832) 442-2600 or IOScontact@imerys.com

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