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PR6000™ Proppants



PR6000™ proppants are precured resin coated sand available in 16/30, 20/40, 30/50, and 40/70 mesh sizes.  These proppants are a proven procured premium resin coated sand.

Typical Applications

Fracture treatments:

At closure stress up to:

  • 8,000 psi [55 MPa]

Technical Advantages and Benefits

  • Resin capsule minimizes proppant fines migration
  • Proven, completely cured resin
  • Frac fluid friendly
  • High performance alternative to uncoated sand
  • Economic alternative to low-density ceramic proppants

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Specific Volume 0.386 [0.0463], 0.383 [0.0459] cm³/g [gal/lb]
API Mesh Size 20/40, 30/50
Bulk Density 1.57 [12.5], 1.58 [13.2] g/cm³ [lb/gal]
Color reddish-brown
Compatibility Fully compatible with most commonly used fracturing fluids, both water and oil-based systems. Testing with fluids prior to pumping is advised.
Composition resin coated frac sand
Particle Size Distribution meets or exceeds API RP 19C
Physical State solid granule
Pipe Fill Factor 0.637 [0.0763], 0.633 [0.0758] cm³/g [gal/lb]
Resin Type precured
Solubility in Water, Brine & HCl nil weight %
Solubility in HCl/HF acid, API RP 19C ≤ 3 weight %
Solubility In Oil nil weight %
Specific Gravity 2.59, 2.61
Turbidity < 250 NTU (FTU)

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