The ThinFrac family of friction reducers (FR) is water-based and contains gelling agents or polymers that can improve proppant transport capabilities and reduce friction pressure when pumped, resulting in lower hydraulic horsepower requirements. BJ Services offers anionic or cationic polymers and formulations for various water qualities.
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Tolerance for Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)*
|Product Name||Description||Fresh Water||< 50K||< 100K||< 150 K||< 200K||< 275K|
|ThinFrac PW||Produced Water||x||x||x||x||x||x|
|ThinFrac HV||High Viscosity||x|
|ThinFrac Plus||Cationic FR for Produced Water||x||x||x||x|
|ThinFrac Plus HV||High Viscosity Cationic FR for Produced Water||x||x||x||x||x|
|ThinFrac MP||Improved Proppant Transport with Breakage Bond||x||x|
|ThinFrac D||Dry FR||x||x|
Note: These are only guidelines, it is recommended to test with the water used for the job.