August 2022

How Borates Enhance Refractory Application

:: Thursday, August 25, 2022 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
How Borates Enhance Refractory Application
From metallurgy to glassmaking, borates can enhance production environments where refractories play an important role. Borates fight corrosion, act as sintering agents, and help offset harmful emissions.

An Engineering Feat Like No Other

:: Tuesday, August 2, 2022
An Engineering Feat Like No Other
One of the greatest engineering feats in U.S. Borax history was converting the underground Boron mine to a more modern, open-pit operation.

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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