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RigXan-L plus tm is a liquid viscosifier slurry, containing high purity clarified Xanthan gum suspended in an environmentally acceptable synthetic base fluid.

Typical Physical Properties

Appearance Tan Liquid
Odor Mild Alcohol
Specific Gravity @ 60°F 1.12 – 1.132
Density (lbs./gallon) 9.6
Flash Point >168°F
pH 5.5 – 7.5


  • Faster yielding than dry xanthan polymer, RigXan-L plus tm provides reliable rapid dispersion.
  • Smooth, uniform solution viscosity with no lumping.
  • No “fish eyes” or other dispersion problems are encountered due to the exceptional mixing characteristics of RigXan-L plus tm
  • Compatible with most drilling muds and workover /completion fluids.
  • No pack-down, settling, or separation – remains pourable.
  • Passes stringent MMS oil/grease regulations for discharge offshore of < 29ppm
  • Formulated with the highest quality ingredients, 42% by wt, dry polymer per pail


RigXan-L plus tm is compatible with typically used completion, drilling and stimulation fluids. The product mixes easily in fresh water and a variety of brines. For an application rate specific to your requirements please contact the Rig-Chem, Inc. sales and technical support staff.


Improper handling of this product can be injurious to workers. Observe all safety precautions shown on the label and in the Material Safety Data Sheet.