Are you doing enough to protect your workers from silica dust?

CLEAR THE AIR WITH SANDTEC®

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  • Understand what you need to do to comply with OSHA’s crystalline silica rule
  • Calculate the potential cost of non-compliance
  • Compare different engineering control options
  • See how SandTec® can help you clear the air

SandTec® is a proven, patented, next-generation silica dust control coating technology, which, when applied to frac sand, reduces respirable crystalline silica dust by up to 99% to within the new permissible exposure limit (PEL) and action level (AL) set by The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

SandTec is an environmentally-friendly, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified 100% Biobased Product under the BioPreferred® program.

Benefits

SILICA DUST REDUCTION BUILT INTO SAND

  • Frac sand coated with SandTec® reduces silica dust generation by up to 99% to below the action level specified by OSHA

SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED SITE CONDITIONS

  • Reduction of dust generation during completion operations
  • Reduced personnel– and equipment-related inefficiencies

No Footprint

  • Does not occupy valuable real estate at the fracturing site

SANDTEC HAS BEEN TESTED ON A WIDE RANGE OF FRAC FLUIDS AND HAS SHOWN TO BE COMPATIBLE

enhanced process efficiency

SandTec coating technology:

  • Controls silica dust generation to below OSHA’s action level throughout the supply chain from sand plant to wellhead
  • Provides stable, long-lasting dust control that lasts through multiple frac sand transfers
  • Simplifies and fast-tracks frac sand logistics
  • Lowers proppant attrition rates
  • Is compatible with all frac fluids
  • Does not negatively affect well performance
  • Does not slow down fracturing operations
  • Works on all frac sand sizes

enVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY

  • USDA Certified 100% Biobased Product under the BioPreferred® Program
  • Made from naturally occurring biodegradeable / biorenewable substances used in every day food, nutritional and personal care products
  • Non-toxic, non-irritating and odorless

See SandTec® in action

Untreated Frac Sand vs. Frac Sand Treated with SandTec®

THE ARRMAZ ADVANTAGE

Combining the right chemistry with the right coating application method is vital for success. Since 1967, ArrMaz has been a trusted partner to the fertilizer, mining, phosphate and asphalt industries worldwide coating millions of tons of granular substances every year. With SandTec®, we have applied our more than 50 years of coating technology expertise and adapted our proven coating application systems to meet the unique requirements of the oil and gas industry. Our team of engineers and technical experts will customize a system to address your specific needs while ensuring a high-quality, silica dust-reducing frac sand for hydraulic fracturing operations.

Be a part of the solution to lowering silica dust in the oil and gas industry. Discover how SandTec® can improve your hydraulic fracturing operations.
For more information about our company and products, visit ArrMaz.com.