Borates possess a combination of properties and behaviors that make them desirable for use in various oilfield applications.
Dehybor is a product resulting from the dehydration and fusion of borax. It is a hard, glassy material, granular in texture.
Neobor is the most common form of sodium borate used in industry. Consisting of white crystalline granules or powder it is mildly alkaline in solution.
Potassium pentaborate is a product resulting from the controlled reaction of potassium hydroxide, water and boric acid.
Sodium metaborate 4 mol, an alkaline salt with excellent buffering properties, consists of white crystalline granules.
Sodium metaborate 8 mol, an alkaline salt with excellent buffering properties, consists of white crystalline granules.