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 JEP  Vol.1 No.2 , June 2010
Preparation of High Effective Flocculant for High Density Waste Drilling Mud
Abstract: To satisfy the requirement on the separation of solid and liquid in waste drilling mud, prepare a high effective floccu-lant for high density waste drilling mud used starch, 2-Trimethylammonium ethyl methacrylate chloride (DMC) and acrylamide (AM). The result showed that when the ratio of starch, DMC and AM was 2:1:3, the weight of initiator (po-tassium persulfate) was 0.2% of the AM, reaction temperature was 65℃ and reaction time was 5h, the performance of product was the best. The water content in filter cake was 27.6% after the waste drilling mud disposed by the optimization flocculant. The flocculent effect of optimization flocculant was superior to that of other flocculant in market.
Cite this paper: nullF. Wang, J. Zou, H. Zhu, K. Han and J. Fan, "Preparation of High Effective Flocculant for High Density Waste Drilling Mud," Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2010, pp. 179-182. doi: 10.4236/jep.2010.12022.
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