Gilsonite MSDS

In this section, Material Safety Data Sheet is provided for different kinds of Gilsonite. Present MSDS files are from reputable Gilsonite Suppliers and can be tuned for various applications. Basically, Gilsonite MSDS is same for all uses when supplied from a single origin. That is because the softening point and flash point are pretty much steady in any origin. Therefore having one Gilsonite MSDS from each resource should cover all the requirements of all cargoes coming from same origin.

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American Supply of Gilsonite

Gilsonite was first utilized as a supply in the United States of America, by the pioneers of this business in the late 1800s. Through the years, the knowledge of usage and applying Gilsonite has developed significantly among the US suppliers, while there’s been little research and hardly any development in other countries and even among the end-users to make a serious competition. Basically the Gilsonite that is supplied by American suppliers has a steady and reliable quality, given that US Gilsonite sellers have been top players of the market over a century, possessing high technical and practical knowledge.

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Gilsonite in Oil Well Cementing

A wellbore is a drilled hole that assists exploitation of natural resources including oil, gas or water. Wellbore is the primary hole on which the final well will be made. Also, wellbores can be encased by steel or cement or in some cases, depending on the situation, may not be encased.

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Gilsonite Physical Specifications

Gilsonite mineral is exploited from the nature in different ways. In most cases Gilsonite or any other type of natural bitumen, is a solid substance. However, depending on the area of availability, the softening point can change. For example Iran Gilsonite has softening point of mostly 160-220 degrees Celsius, while Trinidad natural bitumen has a softening point below 100 degrees Celsius, making it called “Trinidad Lake Asphalt”, since the material is soft and almost liquid under temperature of the sun.

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