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As one of the chemical elements that make up our planet, boron is all around us—in soil and water, plants and animals—in trace amounts.
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Borax decahydrate is the most widely used and most efficient soluble scrubber.
Salt glazing is a method of applying a glaze to heavy clay products near the end of the firing cycle when the clay is nearly vitrified.
Starch is a natural polymeric product and is found in almost every plant. Today, the principal sources of most commercial starches are maize, potato, tapioca and wheat.
Starch- and dextrin-based adhesives are the most significant segment of the adhesive industry.
Steel slags have a variety of compositions and, after cooling, take various forms. Most steel slags form hard rock-like materials upon cooling. However some slags, principally those from the production of stainless steel, form dusty powders.
To make wire, metal rods are drawn through dies of successively decreasing diameter. Lubricant is necessary to reduce friction between the rod and the die.
Borax decahydrate or Neobor (borax pentahydrate) is an effective lubricant carrier and neutralizes residual acid and prevents corrosion during storage periods.
Water solubility of different borate minerals including, calcium/magnesium borate, calcium borate, sodium/calcium borate, and sodium borates.
Based on typical analysis, Borax (borax 10 mol) and boric acid mixtures of maximum solubility.
Composed of boric oxide, sodium oxide, and water, Borax Decahydrate is a mild, alkaline salt, white and crystalline, with excellent buffering and fluxing properties.
A free-flowing white, crystalline product manufactured in France by Borax Francais S.A.S to conform to the current edition of the European Pharmacopeia.
A white, crystalline product manufactured in France by Borax Francais S.A.S to conform to the current edition of the European Pharmacopeia.
An essential part of industry—and everyday life
As one of the 109 elements that make up the planet, it’s not surprising that boron is all around us—in soil and water, plants and animals.
Most borates produced by U.S. Borax are relatively stable materials which are normally supplied in 50 lb or 25 kg bags. All bagged borate products should be hadled with care.