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Product Description

ConveCT™ pH buffer is an amine-based product aimed at preserving naturally derived polymers from heat-induced degradation in situations where borehole temperatures exceed their normal operating range. It was developed for use in Newpark’s proprietary ResurreCT™ coiled tubing system. The product has the added benefit of alkalinity control.

Benefits Benefits

  • Saves cost on naturally derived polymer additions by extending life of existing polymers in fluids
  • Contains an inherent alkalinity feature that is more stable and less hazardous than other pH sources (such as caustic soda)
  • Not affected by hardness from divalent cation sources
  • Prevents against polymeric degradation sources such as oxidation and hydrolysis
  • Has the ability to extend temperature limitation by up to 30°F (17°C)

Application Application

  • Controls alkalinity in high-hardness brines containing divalent cations such as calcium or magnesium
  • Safe replacement for hazardous alkalinity sources such as caustic soda
  • Extends polymer life by preventing degradation via hydrolysis and oxidation.

Treatment Recommendation Treatment Recommendation

Approximate Amounts of ConveCT
Added to Fluid System
To prevent polymeric
degradation
Routine additions to
control pH
1.75-3.5 lb/bbl
(42-83 lb/1000 gal)
Maintain 9.0-10.0 pH

Typical Physical Properties Typical Physical Properties

Appearance: Clear liquid
Flash Point (PMCC) 199°F (93°C)
Odor Ammoniacal
pH (50% solution 2.1
Specific Gravity 1.0-1.2

Handling and Storage Handling and Storage

Avoid inhalation of fumes. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area. Use appropriate hygiene, clothing and personal protective equipment suitable for work being done. Review the SDS thoroughly before using this product

Packaging Packaging

ConveCT pH buffer is available in 55-gallon (208-liter) drums.

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