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Barite API 13 A

Global Drilling Fluids and Chemicals Limited (GDFCL ) is a ISO 9001  Manufacturer and Suppliler of a Range of Drilling Fluid  Additives chemicals . Barite  (Barium Sulfate) is the most Commonly used Weighing Material used in Oil Well Drilling and Oil-well Exploration applications and is Supplied by GDFCL in over 40 Countries World Wide in all 5 continents .

GDFCL Supplies Barite or Baryte in various Specific gravity for Oil Drilling Applications Such as 

Barite 4.2 as per API 13 A Specifications 

Barite 4.1 as Per API 13 A Specifications 

We also Supply Barite in 4.0 Specific Gravity . 

the barite Supplied by GDFCL is in Certified Jumbo Bags of 1.5 MT  


Barite/ Baryte a high quality drilling grade Barite (Barium Sulphate) weighing Material used to increase the density of drilling fluids. It is the most widely used drilling weight material due to its high specific gravity. It meets API 13A requirements.


It does not react with other drilling Fluids or hamper their functioning.
It is chemically inert and insoluble weighing material 

Physical Properties:




Free Flowing Powder

Specific Gravity    

4.2 g /cm³ Min

Water soluble earth alkaline metals as calcium.    

250 mg/kg, Max

Residue greater than 75µm    

Max mass friction 3%       

Particles less than 6µm in equivalent  spherical diameter    

Max mass friction 30%   

The Barite manufactured by GDFCL is packed in 1MT-1.50 MT Jumbo bags 50 Kg or 100 Lbs Sacks and Other Customized Packaging. If the customer requires any other packaging the same is also available.

Safety and Handling:
GLO Barite (Barite 4.2) manufactured by GDFCL must be handled as an Industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment and observing the precautions as mentioned in the MSDS.

International equivalents of our GLO BAR 4200






GLO BAR 4200















For Further Information on Barite 4.2 and Information on Performance and Case Studies and MSDS Please contact us at sales@globaldrilling.in