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Potassium Lignosulfonate


DX-KLS is a chrome free Potassium Lignosulfonate. This product has been successfully used as an effective thinner for dispersed water base drilling fluids as well as assists in controlling fluid loss. It also minimizes the effects of high temperature gellation in Bentonite muds. It was developed as an environmentally friendly product.

Typical Properties


Dark brown powder


8% max

PH (5% solution)

3.0 - 7.0


Water Solubility (5% solution)

Complete (no residues)


Potassium Content (ppm)

10,000 Min

  Active Sulfonated Lignin Content 90% Min
  Thermal Stability 160°C Min / 320°F Min
  Chromium Content 100 ppm max

Use Recommendation

The specific dosage for each system depends upon the current conditions. It is recommended to run laboratory tests to determine the specific dosage.


DX-KLS is available in 50 pound, multi-walled, moisture proof paper bags.


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