Preparation of Nano-Modified Polyacrylamide and Its Application on Solid-Liquid Separation in Waste Drilling Mud
Fanghui Wang, Jiantao Fan, Hong Zhu, Kefei Han, Jing Zou, Haiyun Sun
DOI: 10.4236/aces.2011.12006   PDF   HTML     5,535 Downloads   11,528 Views   Citations


To satisfy the requirement on solid-liquid separation in high-density waste drilling mud, prepare the nano-modified polyacrylamide(PAM) flocculant for high density waste drilling mud by in-situ dispersion method, direct dispersion method and simultaneous formation method. The result showed the flocculent effect of nano-modified polyacrylamide prepared by simultaneous formation method was the best. When the content of water glass and acrylamide(AM) were respectively 3% and 15% , reaction temperature was 60?C and reaction time was 3h, the performance of product was the best. The water content in filter cake was 24.32% 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.

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F. Wang, J. Fan, H. Zhu, K. Han, J. Zou and H. Sun, "Preparation of Nano-Modified Polyacrylamide and Its Application on Solid-Liquid Separation in Waste Drilling Mud," Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2011, pp. 33-36. doi: 10.4236/aces.2011.12006.

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