Gilsonite

/Gilsonite

It is a very pure resinous rock formed of a complex combination of different kinds of hydrocarbons, this unique natural combination rich in nitrogen and beta-carotenes and low in sulfur a high performance multipurpose additive that is also a cost-effective solution.

Gilsonite is used in more than 160 products primarily in dark colored printing inks and paints, oil well drilling mud, and cement, asphalt modifiers, foundry, sand additives, and wide Varity of chemical product.

An important characteristic of gilsonite is its softening-point temperature in oil base muds it is used as a fluid-loss control agent.

  • In roping materials peimarily as an agent to lower the penetration of petroleum asphalt without aging or oxidizing the base asphalt.
  • Bitumen and asphalt production.