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What does GG stand for?

GG stands for Guar Gum (polymer)

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Alloy Rod 8 mm,50000 kg; Sorbiton Mono Oleate,112200 kg;Pvc Compound-DF Blue,120000 kg;Penta Erythritol,75000 Kg;Concentrated Nitric Acid(98%),375000 kg;Acetone,85000 kg; Guar Gum 5500 CPS,16640 Kg,Aluminium Flake Powder,36780 kg;Brass Strip-63/37,14000 kg; Micro Crystalline Wax,45900 kg; Paraffin Wax,63750 Kg;Sodium Per Chlorate,49200 kg;Paraffin oil,51000 kg;Pp Yarn 950 D,32000 Kg; HDPE-Lay flat(diff.
10 PROCEDURE: To mixing deionized water, slowly sift in guar gum.
Guar gum is an ideal thickener because it can be broken down by the addition of enzymes to prevent the proppant being pulled out of the rock as excess water returns to the surface.
Prices over the last few weeks have more than halved for guar gum, which thickens the slurry of water, sand and chemicals pumped into wells during the hydraulic fracturing process used to tap oil and gas from unconventional shale plays.
Those who invested in guar seed and guar gum in April 2011 are among the few to have tasted such success.
Powders like fumed silica, CMC, guar gum, carbon black, carrageenan, xanthan gum, talc, pectin, flours, clays, carbomers and other rheology modifiers can now be mixed into liquids quickly and economically, requiring no filtering step after the mixing operation.