Badger Tundra™ Proppant protects operators from surface washouts.

Press Release Summary:

Badger Tundra™ Proppant (low-temperature resin coated Northern White sand) is formed from more than 60 percent bio-renewable materials. Product can works in temperature conditions as low as 70º F. Badger Tundra™ eliminates the need of sand separators and disposal, coiled tubing cleanouts and pulling and replcing of down-hole pumps.

Original Press Release:

Badger Mining Introduces Activator-Free, Low-Temperature Proppant, Badger Tundra™

Badger Mining Corporation (BMC) is pleased to announce the release of Badger Tundra™, a first of its kind, activator-free, low-temperature resin coated Northern White sand that works in conditions as low as 70 degrees Fahrenheit. While competitor’s products either crumble under the pressure, fail to generate consistent bond strength at low temperatures, or set up prematurely, BMC’s Badger Tundra™ sets the benchmark in activator-free, low-temperature proppant flowback solutions.

“In today’s oil and gas environment, operators are looking for low-cost solutions,” says Joe Cessar, leader of oil and gas sales at BMC. “Badger Tundra™ generates real, repeatable bond strength to prevent proppant flowback at temperatures as low as 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Our customers can complete their wells with confidence and generate a very quick return on a relatively modest investment.”

With its new and proprietary resin formulation, Badger Tundra™ will protect operators from surface iron washouts, excessive spend on sand separators and disposal, expensive coiled tubing cleanouts, and the pulling and replacing of down-hole pumps. Furthermore, Badger Tundra™ is the first proppant technology to utilize more than 60 percent bio-renewable materials in its composition.

“We looked at the available low-temperature products on the market, be they phenolics or polyurethanes, and recognized the technology being used was simply not good enough,” says Adam Katz, leader of sales and marketing at BMC. “So we went back to the drawing board and developed a brand new technology that is truly unique and custom designed for low temperature wells. There is no question that Badger Tundra™ is the best low-temperature resin coated sand on the market, so why pump anything else?”

All Badger Tundra™ is coated on BadgerFrac®, a Premium Northern White sand substrate originating from the company’s mining facilities in Wisconsin, and can be available at any of BMC’s two dozen distribution centers throughout the Americas. More information on Badger Tundra™ can be found at

About Badger Mining Corporation

Badger Mining Corporation (BMC) is a family-owned, values-driven industrial silica sand supplier with a Team of awesome associates passionately pursuing excellence and stakeholder satisfaction. BMC is committed to producing high quality products, operating its facilities in an environmentally responsible manner, ensuring the health and wellness of its associates and of the communities in which it operates. The sand and coated sand products produced by BMC are used in a variety of industrial and environmental applications. The primary markets we serve are oil and gas production (hydraulic fracturing) and metalcasting. Other markets include construction, field turf, filter media, and water filtration. For more information about BMC, please visit  

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