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Potassium Chloride is a high purity, dry crystalline inorganic/metal halide salt composed of potassium and chlorine, KCl. It has a molar mass of 74.551 g/mol and occurs naturally as the mineral slyvite. Potassium chloride is often referred to as muriate of potash (MOP), particularly when used as a fertilizer.

Applications Primarily used as a shale inhibitor as the potassium ion exchanges with calcium and sodium ions n the interlayer space in elites and steatites, converting them to more stable mica-type structures that do not hydrate and swell. Used to prepare brines for drill-in, completion, and workover fluids. 

Advantages Widely used in the industry. Largely benign salt; solutions are neutral pH. Does not significantly impair performance of polymers such as viscosifiers and filtration controllers.

Physical Properties

Appearance :                         White free flowing crystalline powder.

Density :                                  1.98 SG.

Bulk Density :                         71 to 78 Ib/ ft³.

Aqueous Solubility :             Up to 24%, 278.9 gL of solution at 68˚F (20˚C).

Purity :                                    98.83%-99%.

K20 :                                        62% and above.

Packaging (Multiwall Sacs)                                       

25 Kg.

50 Kg.

1000 Kg.

1250 Kg.

50lb (22.7 Kg).

100lb (45.4 Kg).

Generally it is supplied in 1 MT bulk bags.

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Vigyan Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.

Vigyan Chemicals Pvt Ltd is a fast growing international organisation with key business focus in oil well drilling chemicals & other industrial chemicals. Our well-focused and targeted approach in oil well drilling & industrial chemicals delivers a broad range of benefits to our customers globally.

We are also registered with the Central Government of India and other state governments as the manufacturers, importers and distributors of Fertilizers.

VCPL was incorporated in 2011 to cater to the ever growing demand of the oil well drilling chemical industry worldwide. Headquartered in New Delhi, India and with branch offices in USA & UAE we are dealing specifically in three main products at present namely Potassium Chloride, Barite powder and Guar Gum powder.


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