Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC), is non ionic cellulose ether, and a modified cellulose ether derivatives polymer that is off-white in color and considered safe for human consumption.
Scleroglucan, Sclerotium Gum
Oil and Gas Field, Construction and Industrial Applications
Scleroglucan is a branched polysaccharide produced by a filamentous fungus Sclerotium rolfsii. The primary structure of scleroglucan consist of a backbone of repeating β(1 → 3)-linked glucose residues with approximately every third residue bearing a β(1 → 6)-linked D-glucose branch. This large and complex fungal polysaccharide is soluble in water and is considered a rigid, rod-like, shear thinning β-glucan. In basic solutions, scleroglucan has a tendency to self-associate as a semi-reversible triple helix.
Other name: Sclerotium Gum
CAS No.: 39464-87-4
Function: Thickener, Suspension Agent, Binder, Emulsifier, Stabilizer and Viscosity Agent
Package: 25 kg bag, 50 lb bag or customization.
Standard tech grade Sclerotium Gum
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In oil recovery, scleroglucan increases the viscosity, and hence the hydraulic pressure of sea water or brine used to extract oil.
In watered-out reservoirs where sea water pressure is no longer sufficient to recover the oil, scleroglucan improve the process significantly.
Scleroglucan lubricates the drill and controls the backpressures created during drilling.
Scleroglucan acts as an oil mud thickener and stabilizer, increases the viscosity of very thin oil muds, which cannot otherwise be drilled.
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Cellulose Gum (Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose) is a high purity, fine cellulose ether. It is widely used in food products and performs as multifunctional additive such as thickener, stabilizer, blinder, water retention agent and film formation agent.