Treating cellulose insulation with borates ensures excellent fire-retardant performance. Learn how borates became widely adopted and why finding the right product, concentration, and partner matters.
Finding better ways to reduce waste and save energy are top priorities for many manufacturers. See how refined borates can help you accomplish both objectives.
U.S. Borax’s sales and logistics team attended Owens Corning’s annual supplier recognition event where we accepted two awards: Supplier of the Year for 2022 and as a finalist for Value Creation.
In a year when uncertainty is the rule, U.S. Borax has provided a reliable source of borates to insulation manufacturers, helping to ensure more predictable comfort and energy efficiency for homeowners.
From increasing home efficiency to maintaining sustainable policies at our own facilities, U.S. Borax and the borates we produce help reduce energy use and costs.
Borate keeps you warm, and saves on household bills. It prevents timber and lumber from becoming home to insects and fungus. Tiles on the floor and walls are glazed with it and electrical cables are fireproofed with it. Boron is very much at home in your home.
From char promotion to flame suppression, borates offer protection in construction, transportation, and industrial applications.
Borates offer significant benefits across numerous global industries, enabling safe, effective, innovative uses of sustainable materials.
Boric oxide is widely used in fiberglass formulations because it has remarkable and relevant glass-forming, fluxing, and viscosity-lowering properties. Learn why manufacturers use boric oxide in insulation fiberglass.