Bentonite, sodium form

Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A15795.0E

UNSPSC: 12141702

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 1302-78-9 Weight: 0.01000kg

Product Code. 11462458

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1 £ 46.64 / 2500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 10-05-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Bentonite
CAS 1302-78-9


Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Bentonite
CAS 1302-78-9

Bentonite, sodium form is used as a suspending agent, a gel binder, a filler in ceramics and a catalyst support.Sodium bentonite is widely utilized as a natural sealant in recreational ponds, dairy and sewage lagoons and city landfills. Due to its colloidal property, it is employed in drilling mud for oil and gas wells. Due to its swelling property, it provides a self-sealing low permeability barrier. It combines with polymers and enhances the surface modifications, which are used for rheological or sealing performance in geo-environmental applications.

Insoluble in water and forms a colloidal solution.

Forms a colloidal suspension in water.


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