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Borates and Sustainability in Glass Manufacturing

:: Wednesday, August 18, 2021 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
Borates and Sustainability in Glass Manufacturing
U.S. Borax is a valued research and technical partner for leading companies in the glass industry as they pursue aggressive goals for reducing carbon emissions.

Dehybor: Lightening the Load for Heavy Industry

:: Thursday, July 15, 2021 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Dehybor: Lightening the Load for Heavy Industry
Heavy industry manufacturers lay the foundations on which we build our modern life. To produce their products efficiently and cost-effectively, they depend on Dehybor as a consistent, reliable source of boric oxide.

Value in Use of Anhydrous Boron in Glass

:: Thursday, January 14, 2021 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
Value in Use of Anhydrous Boron in Glass
Anhydrous boron is a more concentrated form of boron—containing 1.4 times more B2O3. The additional value that anhydrous products bring goes beyond the concentration difference of B2O3.

U.S. Borax and Linde: Fuel Efficiency Innovation for Borosilicate Glass Manufacturing

:: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
U.S. Borax and Linde: Fuel Efficiency Innovation for Borosilicate Glass Manufacturing
U.S. Borax partners in research with Linde to demonstrate how borosilicate glass producers can benefit from a new technology solution that significantly reduces glass manufacturing’s carbon footprint—and provides opportunities for increased profitability.

Neobor: A Borate for Improving Modern Living

:: Monday, July 27, 2020 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Neobor: A Borate for Improving Modern Living
Manufacturers across myriad industries rely on cost-effective 20 Mule Team Borax Neobor. Some of the most important applications are the least noticed by end consumers.

Borates in Glass Manufacturing: Unbreakable Benefits, Unbeatable Versatility

:: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Borates in Glass Manufacturing: Unbreakable Benefits, Unbeatable Versatility
Glass is an essential product for modern living, and glass manufacturers are working to build a sustainable path for the industry’s future.

Surfing Waves and the Web on Borosilicate Textile Fiberglass

:: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Surfing Waves and the Web on Borosilicate Textile Fiberglass
Boric oxide is essential for the manufacture of textile fiberglass (TFG), a versatile, threadlike borosilicate glass that is used in applications from marine uses—boat hulls, surfboards, and sailboards—to auto panels and parts and printed circuit boards.

Borates Power Up Energy Efficiency Efforts

:: Monday, April 22, 2019 :: Posted By Frank Wawrzos
Borates Power Up Energy Efficiency Efforts
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.

Borosilicate Glass Solves Safety Problem in Lighting the Chunnel

:: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
Borosilicate Glass Solves Safety Problem in Lighting the Chunnel
Few engineering challenges are as tricky as those that were met during the construction of the Channel Tunnel between England and France. Fortunately, the properties of borosilicate glass provided a solution to one of the most important issues: Lighting.

Boric Oxide for Insulation Fiberglass

:: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Boric Oxide for Insulation Fiberglass
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. 
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