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Borosilicate glass is the foundation for all heat-resistant glass applications and the myriad of products they make possible—from halogen lightbulbs to liquid crystal displays.
In glazes, boric oxide reduces melting temperature and improves glaze/body fit. It enhances glaze appearance and can improve chemical and mechanical durability.
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.
Borates are used in the production of steel and non-ferrous metals, alloys, rare earth magnets, amorphous metals, welding fluxes and plating compounds.
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.
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.
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.
We offer a variety of products for your borates needs. This chart is meant as a framework to begin discussion with a U.S. Borax regional sales manager or technical support representative.