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Bentonite Hole Plug (2,400 lbs)

  • Baroid hole plug
  • Sodium Bentonite Chips


Sodium Bentonite Hole Plug - Bentonite Chips 

Sold in full pallet of 48 - 50lb bags, 2,400lbs total.

One 50lb bag = 0.7 cubic feet

Wyoming Sodium Bentonite is a super expanding clay used for sealing ponds and plugging holes. Hole Plug is bentonite chips 1/4" to 3/8" in size. Hole Plug is ideal for sealing drill holes, plugging well holes, and plugging holes in ponds. 

What is the difference between granular bentonite and bentonite chips?

Granular bentonite particle size is -8 mesh, similar to the size of kitty litter. Granular bentonite is ideal for sealing pond bottoms and dam repair. Bentonite chip particle size is 1/4"-3/8". Chips are used for pouring in holes for plugging. 

Plugging A Hole Using Hole Plug, Bentonite Chips:

Calculate quantity of Hole Plug required to fill pipe by using the table below. Pour bentonite chips slowly into the the hole, holding the bag approximately 2 feet above the hole while pouring. Fill hole completely to form a proper plug. 

Hole Diameter in Inches    Pounds of Bentonite To Fill 1 Foot    
2" 1.6 lb
3" 3.5 lb
4" 6.3 lb
5" 9.8 lb
6" 14.1 lb
7" 19.2 lb
8" 25.1 lb
9" 31.8 lb
10" 39.2 lb
11" 47.5 lb
12" 56.5 lb
15" 88.3 lb
18" 127.2 lb

 Example: Pipe is 12", pipe length is 30'. Multiply 56.5 lb (pounds needed for 12" pipe, see table) by 30 feet. Total bentonite needed for this pipe is 1,695 lbs.

Storing unused bentonite:

Store bentonite in a dry place. Bentonite stored outside should be tarped to prevent bentonite from getting wet and swelling.

Free Standard Freight to lower 48 states. Lift gate service is additional.


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