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IMERYS ShaleProp™

Lightweight Ceramic Proppant, engineered for optimal value.
IMERYS ShaleProp™
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IMERYS ShaleProp™

US-Manufactured Product

Produced from high quality South Georgia kaolin clay, and supported by a dedicated sales and customer service team.

High quality raw material coupled with consistent quality assurance, results in superior value for the customer

Designed with optimal transport and placement properties

Close attention to chemistry and physical sizing has generated a product that will enhance productivity in waterfrac conditions.

Typcial Sieve Analysis (weight % retained)

US MeshMicronsShaleProp®
20/40
ShaleProp®
30/50
20 mesh +840 2.5  
-20+30 mesh -840+600 78.4 4.7
-30+40 mesh -600+420 19.2 88.3
-40+50 mesh -420+300   7.1

 

Median Particle Diameter (μm)699500
API / ISO Crush Test % by weight fines generated
@ 7,500 psi
7.0 5.0

Typical Additional Properties of IMERYS ShaleProp™

Roudness ≥ 0.8
Sphericity ≥ 0.8
Bulk Density (lb/ft3) 95 ± 5
Absolute Specific Gravity 2.65 ± 0.05
Absolute Specific Volume (gal/lb) 0.045
Solubility in 12/3 HCI/HF Acid (% weight loss) 3-4

Long Term Permeability* 2lb/ft2 - 250°F - 2% KCL Water - Ohio Sandstone

Closure Stress (psi)ShaleProp™
20/40
ShaleProp™
30/50
2,000 7,145 3,815
4,000 5,100 2,774
6,000 2,591 1,964
8,000 1,419 1,108
10,000 665 533

 

shaleprop longterm conductivity

Long Term Permeability* 2lb/ft2 - 250°F - 2% KCL Water - Ohio Sandstone

Closure Stress (psi)ShaleProp™
20/40
ShaleProp™
30/50
2,000 338 182
4,000 252 137
6,000 135 100
8,000 77 59
10,000 38 30

 

shaleprop longterm permeability

3606 Research Forest Dr. Suite 100 The Woodlands TX 77381            
(832) 442-2600 or IOScontact@imerys.com

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