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M-I Gel


M-I GEL, also known as Sodium Montmorillonite, is a premium-grade Wyoming bentonite primarily used to increase viscosity and reduce fluid loss in water-base fluids. M-I GEL is an economical, high performance, and high quality product that can be used in a wide variety of industries due to its unique physical characteristics where viscosity is required. Aside from increasing viscosity and reducing fluid loss, this naturally occuring product improves wall-cake characteristics.


  • Available by the pallet conveniently packaged in 50-lb or 100-lb sacks and available in bulk (ton)
  • Meets API specification for bentonite
  • Globally available and commercially used across several industries

Physical Properties

  • Physical Apperarance - Light tan/gray powder
  • Specific Gravity - 2.3 - 2.6
  • Bulk Density - 48 - 52 lb/ft3

Storage and Handling

  • Store in a dry, well-ventilated area
  • Handle as an industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment, and reference SDS for further information

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Packaging of material may vary

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SKU: M0000300-35-1