Borates are well established and widely used in the manufacture of industrial fluids such as antifreezes, lubricants, brake fluids, metalworking fluids, water treatment chemicals and fuel additives.
Conversion factors for the determination of the principal constituents, or equivalents, of more common boron compounds.
Sometimes, a sticky situation is exactly where you want to be. That’s definitely the case when adhesives are a part of your product or manufacturing process. And, borates have a long history as a go-to additive for improved adhesive properties in the formulation of starch-based adhesives.
Chart of the pH values of various borate solutions
Sodium metaborate 4 mol, an alkaline salt with excellent buffering properties, consists of white crystalline granules.
A white, crystalline product manufactured in France by Borax Francais S.A.S.
Sodium metaborate 8 mol, an alkaline salt with excellent buffering properties, consists of white crystalline granules.
Percentage by weight of solution, in terms of fully hydrated salts.