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Borates in Automobiles

:: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Borates in Automobiles
Look closely, and you’ll find a wide range of applications of borates in automobiles. In fact, auto makers find uses for borates in nearly every part and system. Borates benefit the automotive industry by providing borosilicate glass, flame retardancy, corrosion resistance, and friction resistance.

Borates and Stradivari: A Sound Science

:: Monday, October 25, 2021 :: Posted By Adam Brodie
Borates and Stradivari: A Sound Science
New research confirms borates and other chemicals used to treat the wood of Stradivarius violins may influence the unparalleled sound quality of the iconic instruments. 

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.

Firebrake 500 for Polymers: Multiple Benefits for High-Temperature Processes

:: Thursday, August 27, 2020 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Firebrake 500 for Polymers: Multiple Benefits for High-Temperature Processes
Firebrake 500 is an anhydrous zinc borate that’s designed to stand up to high-temperature polymer processes. Polymer manufactures gain multiple benefits from Firebrake flame retardants—supported by technical expertise from U.S. Borax.

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.

Firebrake ZB: A Modern Choice for Fire Retardancy in Polymers

:: Monday, March 2, 2020 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Firebrake ZB: A Modern Choice for Fire Retardancy in Polymers
Fire safety is not just about preventing fire, but ensuring that if a fire happens, people can escape it. 20 Mule Team Borax Firebrake ZB is a flame retardant and smoke suppressant that can help improve the safety properties of polymer and composite materials—and increase the likelihood of getting everyone out safely.

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.

Borates Add Elemental Improvements to Engine Intake Filters

:: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Borates Add Elemental Improvements to Engine Intake Filters
Always essential, always multifunctional, borates add strength, resilience, and improved performance to the filters that improve engine efficiency and extend engine life.

Borates to Control Emissions: Reducing the Friction of Change

:: Monday, August 12, 2019 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Borates to Control Emissions: Reducing the Friction of Change
Global scientists are looking at all options for solutions to reduce energy consumption and emissions from vehicles. Borates play a vital role in optimizing engine efficiency and providing cleaner vehicle operations.
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