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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.

Borate Caking: Understanding and Prevention

:: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Borate Caking: Understanding and Prevention
Borate caking is a nuisance for many industrial users, but it can be prevented by paying attention to the moisture and temperature conditions in storage areas and by avoiding compaction.

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.

U.S. Borax: Empowering Women in Engineering

:: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
U.S. Borax: Empowering Women in Engineering
As we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), U.S. Borax shines a light on some of the brilliant engineering leaders in our own organization.

The Distinguished “Mule” Status at Boron

:: Thursday, June 17, 2021 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
The Distinguished “Mule” Status at Boron
Today, the 20 Mule Team is a powerful symbol and represents courage, hard work, and perseverance.

Sustainability at the Center

:: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 :: Posted By Evan Stevens
Sustainability at the Center
As corporations take the lead in global decarbonization efforts, they look to the multifunctional benefits of borates to reduce energy requirements, boost process performance, and empower emerging technologies.

Zinc Borates for Fire Retardancy, Safety, and Performance

:: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Zinc Borates for Fire Retardancy, Safety, and Performance
Polymer producers face a range of challenges as they strive to find a balance of safety, sustainability, and quality in their products. Firebrake products offer a multifunctional solution.s that our team members make every day.

Thanking the Unsung Heroes: Skilled Trades at U.S. Borax

:: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Thanking the Unsung Heroes: Skilled Trades at U.S. Borax
Skilled trade workers form the foundation of U.S. Borax operations. On National Skilled Trades Day, we celebrate the exceptional contributions that our team members make every day.

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!

The Many, Many Uses of Borax for Laundry

:: Thursday, April 15, 2021 :: Posted By Orion Graham
The Many, Many Uses of Borax for Laundry
Over the last 125 years, borates have played a big part in helping people get their laundry cleaner.
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