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Optibor: Versatile Borate for Industrial Processes

:: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Optibor: Versatile Borate for Industrial Processes
Optibor is the multipurpose workhorse of the 20 Mule Team Borax family. How can it make your next great product even better?

Clean Up with Boron

:: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Clean Up with Boron
Think 20 Mule Team Borax™ detergent booster is just for clothes? Think again.

Borates in the Kitchen

:: Thursday, January 24, 2019 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Borates in the Kitchen
The kitchen and utility room are two of the most borate-rich places in the home. Borates bring convenience, safety, and cleanliness to cooking and domestic chores.

Wearing Boron

:: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 :: Posted By Frank Wawrzos
Wearing Boron
Do you know how many items of your clothing were manufactured or shipped using borates?

Borates in Detergents for Better Laundry Care

:: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Borates in Detergents for Better Laundry Care
More than 100 years ago, borates were added to detergents to create a better way to clean clothes. Today, borates in detergents are universal and offer greater benefits than ever.

Borates in Detergents: The Next Step in Laundry Technology

:: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Borates in Detergents: The Next Step in Laundry Technology
Washing the laundry is a surprisingly sophisticated job today, as modern machines and detergent products have turned clean clothes into almost an art form. Learn the history of the wash.

Smart Suds: Boron Makes Detergent Work Smarter, Not Harder

:: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Smart Suds: Boron Makes Detergent Work Smarter, Not Harder
U.S. Borax researchers unlocked a solution for catalyzing sodium perborate to enhance the stain-fighting properties of washing detergent—safely and economically.

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 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 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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