Foundation Drilling

SHORE PAC® polymer slurry can handle the most difficult soil conditions

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Our professional line of foundation drilling products comprises a suite of polymer and bentonite slurries and additives representing the industry’s best combination of applied fluid technology. Our complete line of specialty additives have a proven track record of delivering the highest levels of performance and most advantageous total project economy of any slurry technology.


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    Featured Products

    ACCU_VIS

    ACCU-VIS®

    ACCU-VIS is a liquid copolymer designed for fast field mixing, viscosity building, and clay/shale stabilization in aqueous drilling fluids. ACCU-VIS is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 60, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals - Health Effects.

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    C/S GRANULAR™ & CETCO® CRUMBLES
    C/S GRANULAR and CETCO CRUMBLES are granular bentonite products composed of polymer-free, dried bentonite in various mesh sizes. CETCO CRUMBLES are coarser in size than C/S GRANULAR. Both are certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 60, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals - Health Effects.

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    CETCO COARSE CHIPS

    CETCO® COARSE CHIPS
    CETCO COARSE CHIPS are natural sodium bentonite screened to 3/8 inch to 3/4 inch in size. PUREGOLD MEDIUM CHIPS are natural sodium bentonite screened to 1/4 inch to 3/8 inch in size. Both are certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 60, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals - Health Effects.

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    DE-CHLOR™
    DE-CHLOR is a white granular crystal that neutralizes chlorine in municipal water. Chlorine in water supplies can destroy polymer drilling fluids.

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    HYDRO-PAC™
    HYDRO-PAC is a dry hybrid-polymer drilling fluid. HYDRO-PAC is an innovative breakthrough in drilling fluids and containment fluids. HYDRO-PAC can be mixed directly into saltwater and suitable for drilling in all types of estuarial and littoral conditions as well as fresh water zones.

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    INSTA-CLEAR™ DRY
    INSTA-CLEAR DRY is designed to lower pH, break emulsions, and remove high levels of suspended solids. INSTA-CLEAR DRY is a specially blended dry granular product designed for both polymer slurry and water filled boreholes.

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    INSTA-FLOC™
    INSTA-FLOC is a high performance selective liquid flocculant used in clear water drilling and low solids drilling. INSTA-FLOC is a high molecular weight, non-ionic polyacrylamide and is extremely effective in removing fine-grained solids suspended in the slurry.

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    MAGMA FIBER
    MAGMA FIBER is a specially formulated, extrusion spun mineral fiber. This coarse, long flexible fiber will give increased circulation by bridging and plugging off voids, fractures, and all types of permeable formations. MAGMA FIBER is compatible with all oil and water based muds and emulsion.

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    MUD BALANVE_MARSH FUNNEL_CUP_SAND CONTENT KIT

    MARSH FUNNEL & CUP
    Viscosity measurement tool

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    SLURRY TEST KIT

    MUD & SLURRY TEST KIT
    An essential kit containing everything you need.

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    MUD BALANCE
    Mud weight measurement tool

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    MULTI-SEAL
    MULTI-SEAL is a select blend of four types of materials normally used for lost circulation. A flake material (cellophane), a granular material (nut shells), fine fibrous material (ground paper), and coarse fibers (cedar fibers). MULTI-SEAL is blended in the proper ratio to produce the most effective seal. MULTI-SEAL contains no fermenting materials or materials that chemically change the rheological properties of the fluid, even polymer mud’s.

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    PREMIUM GEL_50

    PREMIUM GEL®
    PREMIUM GEL is a 200 mesh, 90 bbl yield sodium bentonite for freshwater drilling, slurry walls, and tunnel boring. PREMIUM GEL complies with API 13A Section 9, Specifications for Drilling Fluid Materials.

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    PUREGOLD® GEL
    PUREGOLD GEL is a minimum 80 - 90 bbl yield, organic-free, untreated, high quality bentonite drilling fluid designed for the groundwater monitoring industry. It complies with API 13A Section 10, Specifications for Drilling Fluid Materials and is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 60, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals - Health Effects.

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    CETCO COARSE CHIPS_PUREGOLD MEDIUM CHIPS

    PUREGOLD® MEDIUM CHIPS
    CETCO COARSE CHIPS are natural sodium bentonite screened to 3/8 inch to 3/4 inch in size. PUREGOLD MEDIUM CHIPS are natural sodium bentonite screened to 1/4 inch to 3/8 inch in size. Both are certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 60, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals - Health Effects.

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    REL-PAC®
    REL-PAC is a non-fermenting granular polymer designed for building a low solids drilling fluid with increased borehole stability. REL-PAC is a highly dispersible polymer, which prevents the formation of hard lumps or fish eyes, for maximum product efficiency.

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    MUD BALANVE_MARSH FUNNEL_CUP_SAND CONTENT KIT (1)

    SAMPLE BAILER
    Test physical drilling slurry properties

    MUD BALANVE_MARSH FUNNEL_CUP_SAND CONTENT KIT (1)

    SAND CONTENT KIT
    Sand content measurement tool

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    SAND SEALANT/MULTI-SEAL
    SAND SEALANT a specially blended dry powdered mineral and MULTI-SEAL a dry select blend of four types of materials a flake material, a granular material, a fine fibrous material, and coarse fibers used for fluid loss control. SAND SEALANT/MULTI-SEAL added to a hole filled with SHORE PAC slurry, reduces slurry seepage into saturated open porous permeable cobbles, sands, and gravels.

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    SHORE PAC®
    SHORE PAC is an easy mixing, water soluble, polymer supplied as a granular powder. SHORE PAC is designed for preparation of viscous earth-reinforcing fluids or slurries for a variety of drilling, trenching, and walling applications in the geo-construction industry.

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    SLURRY BUSTER™ DRY
    SLURRY BUSTER DRY is an industrial grade oxidizing agent used to breakdown SHORE PAC polymer slurry. This white granular solid dissolves completely when applied to SHORE PAC polymer slurry. The active ingredient is a powerful class III oxidizer that ensures rapid and complete slurry degradation. SLURRY BUSTER DRY is a highly effective clean-up solution.

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    SLURRYBOND™ 200
    SLURRYBOND 200 is a proprietary solid, granular super-absorbent polymer that rapidly absorbs and retains aqueous matter. SLURRYBOND 200 is made from non-biodegradable polymer.

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    SODA ASH
    SODA ASH is the common name for sodium carbonate, which separates calcium into sodium and carbonate ions in solution.

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    SODIUM BICARBONATE
    SODIUM BICARBONATE , NaHCO3 is used to lower the pH of drilling slurry from a pH of 12-13 (alkaline) to a neutral pH range of 8-9. A white powder, SODIUM BICARBONATE is also added to a base drilling fluid as a pH neutralizing additive. A buffer, SODIUM BICARBONATE is added to acidic water to raise the pH to 8-9.

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    SUPER THIN™
    SUPER THIN is a highly concentrated additive engineered to reduce drilling fluid viscosity, assist in settling solids, and can be used to disperse the filter cake created by a bentonite drilling fluid with continued circulation through the borehole. SUPER THIN is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 60, Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals - Health Effects.

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    VENTURI MIXING HOPPER
    Dry powder mixing tool

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    Case Studies

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    ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DRILLED SHAFTS
    Phoenix, AZ
    Case Foundation Company and CETCO collaborated to drill 200 large diameter shafts and solved a number of substantial challenges in a project for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).

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    I-35

    I-35W BRIDGE REBUILDING
    Minneapolis, MN
    Case Foundation Company, Anderson Drilling and CETCO collaborated to rebuild the 1-35 W Bridge after its collapse in 2007.

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    MULLICA RIVER

    MULLICA RIVER SLURRY ENGINEERING
    Port Republic, NJ
    Ground Testing Inc. and CETCO collaborated to build the largest bridge in New Jersey in the past 20 years.

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    UNIVERSITY OF LOUSIVILLE

    UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE STADIUM DRILLED SHAFTS

    Drilling in contaminated soil conditions with debris and having to control fluid loss. The stadium, located over an old L&N rail yard, had heavy ground contamination. 

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