IBECO 150i is a high quality sodium activated bentonite product, designed to meet the requirements of horizontal directional drilling applications and other civil engineering applications which require high rheological properties.


  • High Rheological Properties
  • Fast Hydration
  • Low Filtrate Losses
  • Advanced Lubrication

Technical Characteristics

Typical Technical Characteristics
Moisture Content 13%
Dry Fines passing 75 microns 75%
Wet Screen Retention 75 microns 3%
Swelling 30ml
Filtrate Volume (API Spec. 13A) 18ml
Barrel Yield 150bbl

Recommended Applications

  • Horizontal Directional Drilling
  • Slurry Walls
  • Vertical Drilling

Delivery and Storage

  • In 25kg bags
  • In 1 tonne big-bags
  • Store in dry/aerated space


  • Mix with good quality water
  • Use high shear mixers
  • Allow adequate time for hydration


The listed technical values and product specifications are indicative and relied on tests performed under laboratory conditions, using distilled water. The information above should not be construed as a promise or guarantee of the product’s properties, which is derived from natural materials whose initial properties can vary depending on several factors. Mixing water quality and purity also significantly affects the slurry’s properties and performance. The information above does not release customers from any obligation to per form their own tests and it is recommended that any decisions regarding the use of our products is based on the results of such tests.