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fluid loss control material

1. n. [Drilling Fluids]
A group of mud additives specifically designed to lower the volume of filtrate that passes through a filter medium. Specific materials are available for all types of water- and oil-base mud systems and are evaluated in static filtration tests or in various dynamic filtration tests.
Alternate Form: fluid-loss-control material