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Boron and Lithium in EVs: The Perfect Pair

:: Wednesday, February 7, 2024 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
Boron and Lithium in EVs: The Perfect Pair
The electric vehicle (EV) market is experiencing rapid growth, which increases the need for high-quality boron and lithium sources. Discover how these materials improve the performance of EV batteries and other important components.

Immobilizing Nuclear Waste with Borosilicate Glass

:: Tuesday, October 3, 2023 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Immobilizing Nuclear Waste with Borosilicate Glass
Discover borates’ role in nuclear waste vitrification and how borosilicate glass provides a long-term option for containing radioactive materials.

Optibor BQ: Empowering Better Batteries

:: Monday, March 13, 2023 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
Optibor BQ: Empowering Better Batteries
Optibor® BQ is a new battery-quality boric acid product designed to meet the industry’s special purity and particle size needs. Discover how it can improve your batteries’ safety and performance.

Boron in Solar Energy: Powering Efficiency

:: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Boron in Solar Energy: Powering Efficiency
Solar power offers exciting potential as a clean and endless energy source. Yet scaling it will require more efficient and durable products for harnessing the sun’s power. Discover how boron helps improve the performance and increase the lifespan of solar energy products.

New Literature Review Highlights Benefits of Boron in Lithium Batteries

:: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
New Literature Review Highlights Benefits of Boron in Lithium Batteries
Learn more about a recently published peer-reviewed paper from a U.S. Borax researcher on the benefits of using boron compounds in lithium batteries.

Lithium: A Sustainable Source in the Desert

:: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 :: Posted By Jen Brown
Lithium: A Sustainable Source in the Desert
A breakthrough method for extracting lithium from waste rock at our Boron, California mine presents exciting opportunities for producing battery-grade lithium to power sustainability initiatives.

Powdered Borates: Specialty Grades for Specialty Applications

:: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Powdered Borates: Specialty Grades for Specialty Applications
Businesses with specialty applications require a special solution: U.S. Borax powders. Our powders contain extremely small particles, but they offer big benefits!

Coudekerque Facility Sets the Quality Standard for Specialty Borates

:: Friday, March 5, 2021 :: Posted By Vincenzo Restivo
Coudekerque Facility Sets the Quality Standard for Specialty Borates
To ensure that manufacturers can trust the quality and consistency of the products they receive, our Coudekerque facility has developed a highly-specialized quality management system.

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?

Never Another Chernobyl: Boron in Nuclear Energy Helps Ensure Safety

:: Monday, June 24, 2019 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Never Another Chernobyl: Boron in Nuclear Energy Helps Ensure Safety
Nuclear energy today is safer than ever, in no small part due to the beneficial properties of boron for containing nuclear reactions.
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