Macromin Kentish Minerals

KM2 Bentonite Powder

Key Facts

  • A high quality general purpose bentonite produced to OCMA standard that has been used successfully in a wide range of drilling and CE applications as well as for sealing in environmental applications. 
  • KM 2 disperses readily in water to form a mud with good rheological characteristics which is highly tolerant to cement and readily controlled with small additions of chemical dispersant or modest dilution.
  • Works well in combination with sands or local spoil when formulated into BES for Landfill, with a good track record of use on many sites around the country.
KM2 Bentonite Powder

Technical Description

  • Physical Appearance - Pale coloured powder
  • Moisture Content - 12% ± 2%
  • Specific Gravity - 2.4 - 2.6
  • Bulk Density - 800 - 1000 kg/m3
  • Dry Screen Analysis - Min 75% < 75 micron
  • LOI - 8.6%