Friction Reducers are used mainly in slickwater fracturing operations to reduce the pressure loss caused by friction. Solvay offers a wide range of polyacrylamide based friction reducers with high stability and ease of use to answer the demands of different water chemistries and reservoirs. FR-CAT is a cationic friction reducer for fresh water, brines and acids. It can be used in water up to 200 ppm total dissolved solids.
Global Business UnitNovecare
SynonymsFriction reducer; slickwater
|Chemical category||Chemical family||Chemical product|
|Polymers||Inverse Emulsion polymers||AA-AM Copolymer|
Region of commercial availability
- North America