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How Boron Nitride Improves Aluminum Extrusion

:: Thursday, June 15, 2023 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
How Boron Nitride Improves Aluminum Extrusion
Aluminum extrusion is becoming more productive, less wasteful, and safer due to boron nitride solutions. Discover how boron is enhancing efficiency in this critical process.

How to Reduce Gypsum Board Weight with Boric Acid

:: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
How to Reduce Gypsum Board Weight with Boric Acid
Higher shipping costs are straining the bottom lines of construction companies. Discover how boric acid can lower shipping costs by reducing gypsum board weight. All without compromising strength, safety, and quality.

Combatting Combustion: Borates in Cellulose Insulation

:: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Combatting Combustion: Borates in Cellulose Insulation

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.

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.

Borate Wood Treatments: Keys to Success

:: Thursday, January 26, 2023 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Borate Wood Treatments: Keys to Success
Your customers deserve long-lasting wood products. That means protecting your wood products for years. There are three facets involved in getting it right: A properly concentrated solution, the right treatment, and working with an experienced partner.

How Borates Enhance Refractory Application

:: Thursday, August 25, 2022 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
How Borates Enhance Refractory Application
From metallurgy to glassmaking, borates can enhance production environments where refractories play an important role. Borates fight corrosion, act as sintering agents, and help offset harmful emissions.

Multi-beneficial borates for metalworking

:: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Multi-beneficial borates for metalworking
Borates are essential, cost-effective additives that provide multiple benefits when used in metalworking fluid formulations. Learn more about borate additives and important considerations when selecting them for fluids.

Keeping Your Cool

:: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Keeping Your Cool
Closed loop cooling systems are economical and reliable. However, they require proper water treatment to extend equipment life and prevent irreversible damage. Using high-quality borates in your water treatment solution can inhibit corrosion, control pH level, and maintain heat-transfer capabilities.

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.

Insulating Against Volatility: Boron in Insulation

:: Monday, December 14, 2020 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Insulating Against Volatility: Boron in Insulation
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.
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