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The Gum-Bac™ line of products is designed to enhance the performance of stimulation procedures utilizing guar gum based gels in formation fracturing. Depending upon the application, the products may be used to improve any or all of the following factors; relative permeability in the fracturing zone, gel breaking, occult hydrocarbon deposition in the formation, emulsion breakout. Application may be done in pre-pad or in fracturing fluid modalities. The Engineering Services Group of Micro-Bac International, Inc.® is available to assist in designing the optimal treatment for your fracturing process. The products are non-pathogenic, non-corrosive, safe to handle and ready to use from the container. They are compatible with most non-toxic fracturing materials.



    Color                                      light tan

    pH                                           6.5-8

    Weight per Gallon                8.51 lbs

    Specific Gravity                    1.02

    Freeze Point                         32°F

    Viscosity                                1.30 cps - 60°F

    Odor                                       strong


    Gum-Bac™ comes as a ready to use liquid formulation and can be introduced as part of the frac fluid or delivered as a prepad. Exact use parameters should be designed in conjunction with Engineering Services of Micro-Bac International, Inc.®. There are many custom applications for Gum-Bac™.

  • Handling and Safety

    Gum-Bac™ meets EPA requirements for release into the environment. Special clothing or equipment is not required for handling Gum-Bac™. Routine sanitary hygiene practices should be observed.

  • Shipping

    Gum-Bac™ is shipped in 5-gallon containers (45 lbs), and in 55-gallon containers (495 lbs), F.O.B. Round Rock, Texas.

  • Downloadable documents

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