Calcium bromide

What does Calcium bromide?

Calcium bromide is other wise called Calcium Dibromid, it’s having one Calcium particular and two bromide molecules.

Calcium Bromide is a white powder with no odor that is made from the calcium salt of hydro tropic acid, a volatile acid used to make other industrial compounds. Clear brine fluid is it, and also molecular formula is; CaBr2, which has a density of 14.2 lbs/gal . In oil and gas completion and drilling operations, Its combined with calcium chloride to render drill cuttings brine-free.

Usage of Calcium Dibromide

The major use for it is as a component of high-density clear drilling, completion work over, and packing fluids to control well bore pressures. As well as Calcium bromide finds other applications:

  • In photography
  • Medicine
  • Sizing compounds
  • As a food preservative
  • In flame retardant blends

What does physical and Chemical properties of products

What ever Some main chemical properties of calcium bromide include:

  • Toxicity
  • Heat of combustion
  • Ph value
  • Flammable
  • Rate of radioactive decay and chemical stability

In addition it’s a white hygroscopic powder available in its anhydrous form .It’s density is 3.35 grams per liter and the melting point is 730 degrees C .it’s edge of boiling over is 1935C . It’s dissolvable in water, ethanol , methanol, and acetone , however it’s insoluble in natural solvents.

Benefits of bromide

  • In fact It’s non-damaging to the formation
  • Thermally and chemically stable
  • It can be blended with other solutions containing bromides and chlorides
  • And also it’s contains 52% by weight calcium bromide in solution
  • It can used with calcium chloride brains and dry it to formulate non-damaging fluids of densities from 11.7 lbs/gal to 15.1 lbs/gal

Analysis and properties of Calcium bromide



Physical state

Powder, Liquid

Grade standard

Technical Grade


Industrial, laboratory




Relatively soft metal

Crystalline structure



It can be beaten in to extremely thin sheets


Capable of being shaped or bent

Melting point

Melting point is 842C

Boiling point

Boiling point is 1484C

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