Field testing of bentonite and cement borehole plugs in granite by A. F. Kimbrell

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Published by Division of Engineering Safety, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC .

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  • In situ processing (Mining) -- United States.,
  • Borehole mining.,
  • Sealing (Technology),
  • Bentonite -- United States.,
  • Cement -- United States.

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Statementprepared by A.F. Kimbrell, T.S. Avery, J.J.K. Daemen.
ContributionsAvery, T. S., Daemen, J. J. K., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Engineering Safety., University of Arizona. Dept. of Mining and Geological Engineering.
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Paginationxxiii, 320 p. :
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL15351383M

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Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Engineering Safety.; University of Arizona. Department of Mining and Geological Engineering.]. The lab mixing of bentonite is effected by the less aggitation. It is best to keep rpm of mixer at for whole 30 mintes of prehydration.

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Field Testing Water-Based Drilling Fluids: ASTM C Standard Specification for Portland Cement. ASTM D Compressive Strength of Molded Soil-Cement Cylinders. ASTM D Density of Bentonite Slurries: ASTM D Preparation and Testing of Controlled Low Strength Material Test Cylinders: ASTM D File Size: 88KB.

Design and Installation of Monitoring Wells Design and Installation of Monitoring Wells()_AF.R1 Effective Date: Janu Revision History procedure will be documented in the field book, along log installing well casings.

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Borehole cement will face corrosion through carbonation and, possibly, sulfate attack, which result in precipitation of, respectively, calcium carbonate and calcium sulfate in the near-surface cement matrix. This report describes in-situ flow tests on bentonite and cement borehole plugs installed in granite, as well as laboratory back-up experiments on similar plugs.

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Would poly- poses. When water and cement. Field testing of bentonite and cement borehole plugs in granite Technical Report. This report describes in-situ flow tests on bentonite and cement borehole plugs installed in granite, as well as laboratory back-up experiments on similar plugs.

Prior to sealing, the hydraulic conductivity of the boreholes is tested. Cement Plugs:Cement plug Functions: (a) To plug back a zone or abandon a well (b) To sidetrack above a fish or to initiate a sidetrack (c) To provide a seal for open hole testing (d) To cure a lost circulation zone.

Cement plug Techniques The 3 common techniques for setting a cement plug. are: 1. Balanced Plug 2. Dump Bailer 3. Two Plug Method.5/5(2).

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(see example below)File Size: 25KB. The material used and the plugs’ shape ensure a reliable hydrological sealing. The plugs consists of 99% bentonite and only 1% synthetic fibres, resulting in absense of parts that could cause obstructions.

An auger hole with a diameter of 70 mm will be entirely closed off in about three days. The properties of bentonite plugs are: % sealing.

Dry bentonite sealants have become very popular because they are easy to apply and require no mixing or pumping. They are a very effective method of grouting wells and other boreholes with a high-solids bentonite seal. They actually provide the highest solids bentonite seal available today.

The dry sealants include: Bentonite chips Bentonite tablets or pellets Coated bentonite tablets or. sand packed zone, seal the borehole with either (1) alternating layers of bentonite and sand backfill, tamped in place for about mm (12 in) followed by common backfill or (2) an impermeable bentonite-cement grout mix.

Tamp.-If multiple piezometers are to be placed in a single borehole, tamp the bentonite-sand plugs in. Bentonite Slurry in civil engineering.

Bentonite slurry is a combination of sodium bentonite and slurry. A slurry is a thin sloppy mud or cement or, in extended use, any fluid mixture of a pulverized solid with water, often used as a convenient way of handling solids in bulk.

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The usual water cement ratio is 45% ( gal/sack) of dry cement; gal per cementing unit should be provided for priming, testing, and cleaning up. An additional gal should be provided as a minimum safety margin. Rate of water supply should be based on the rate of mixing cement: usually this is bbl/min.

for each pumping unit on the Size: 87KB. backfilled with a combination of bentonite sealing plugs, cement and asphalt structural plugs, and granular material. Plugs serve a structural role as platforms to bear the backfill column load (particularly in the larger diameter holes), and a sealing role through their low permeability and bond to the borehole File Size: KB.

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Contreras et al. () after laboratory testing, software modelling and field trials. Simeoni et al. () further investigated the short response times required for the movement of hydraulic pressure through a cement-bentonite grout sample both in the laboratory (triaxial apparatus) and in the field in directAuthor: Andre Mazur, Laurent Schouten, W Lam, Prayoga Setiawan.

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The most common use of bentonite is in drilling fluids. The bentonite in the flush fluid lubricates and cools the cutting tools while protecting against corrosion. As the drilling fluid generates hydrostatic pressure in the borehole, it hinders fluid and gas penetration.

The drilling liquid conveys the drill cuttings to the surface. When the. crystalline basement rock, where seals and plugs (bentonite seals, cement plugs, silica sand/crushed rock ballast) will be emplaced directly against borehole wall, and an upper borehole zone (UBZ) primarily within the sedimentary overburden, where plugs (cement alternating with ballast) will be emplaced against the cemented Size: KB.

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Sodium Bentonite as a Borehole Sealant Introduction Geographical Origin Geological Origin Structure of Sodium Bentonite Properties of Sodium Bentonite Bentonite as a Borehole Sealant Bentonite as an Annular Sealant Types of Bentonite Sealants Placement of Bentonite Case. Citation: Broni-Bediako E, Joel OF, Ofori-Sarpong G () Oil Well Cement Additives: A Review of the Common Types.

Oil Gas Res 2: Oil Gas Res 2: doi: /ogr The purpose of the tests was to identify a quick, reliable, cost- effective and field Indicator test procedure to permit • identification of bentonite type; • prediction of the hydraulic conductivity performance of the bentonite under chemical or leachate attack, both in pure form and when admixed with other soils for use as slurry trench.

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