Xanthum Gum D
HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT BIOPOLYMER
Composition and Application
Xanthan Gum D is a high molecular weight biopolymer (poly-saccharide). It is used to
increase viscosity and Yield Point in water base muds.
Xanthan Gum D is a off-white to yellowish powder.
Active component 100 % Xanthan gum
Moisture content 6 – 16 %
Rheology (0.28% solution in seawater):
600 rpm reading min.75
300 rpm reading min.55
200 rpm reading min.48
100 rpm reading min.38
6 rpm reading min.15
3 rpm reading min.12.5
pH 5 – 7.6
Through 28 mesh 100 %
Through 42 mesh 95 % min.
Xanthan Gum D is packed in 25 kg multiply paper bags.