PHPA (Partially hydrolyzed polyacrylamide) is a polymer that is manufactured by Chemtex Speciality Limited to serve as a drilling mud chemical. As a high molecular weight polymer, it aids in controllingthe fluid loss and increases viscosity and reduces friction. It can be used as a flocculant, dispersant, lubricant, blocking agent or fluid loss additive.
Anionic Polyacrylamide is broadly used for industrial and municipal waste water treatment, for enhancing oil refining, also as pulp and paper additives. Polymer viscosifiers added to drilling fluids are intended at expanding the consistency of water, oil, and chemical based drilling liquids. It also enhances the emulsion stability.Key Attributes and Benefits:
- Can be used in both industrial and oil / gas drilling
- Can be used in both fresh water and brines but requires high temperature
Applicable in: viscosities, friction reduction, fluid loss control and lubrication