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(Hydroxyl Ethyl Cellulose)


DX-HEC UHV is an ultra-high viscosity hydroxyl ethyl cellulose ether designed for use as a viscosifier in brines and saline fracturing fluids, workover fluids, completion fluids and drilling fluids. It gives pseudoplastic rheology but essentially no gel strength development.

Physical Analysis

Typical Brookfield LVT Viscosity @ 2% Solution 25°C
Particle Size

White or Yellowish Powder
6% Max
4.0 – 8.0
120000-180000 cps

Min. 98% @ pass through 100 mesh

  • Superior solubility in water and various mono and divalent brines
  • Disperses well at high salinity
  • Is not precipitated by hardness ions
  • Stable up to 200°F


25kg (55.1 lbs) paper bags with PE liner for moisture control.

Storage and Shelf Life

2 years under cool, dry conditions in original packaging away from heat sources. It is recommended to use the product in rotation on a first-in first-out basis.


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Revised 08.01.2014

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