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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Density of Bentonitic Slurries

Reference Number

ASTM D4380

Material

Bentonite Slurry

Test Property

Density

Description of Test

By use of a mud balance, the weight of a fixed volume of slurry is measured by moving a rider counterweight along a graduated scale. The density of the slurry is then read directly off of the graduated scale after the instrument is balanced.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Approximately 200g

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

Approximately 200g

Keywords

density, Bentonite, slurry, mud, balance

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