borosilicate


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borosilicate

A double salt of boric and silicic acids, which is the core constituent of borosilicate glasses (e.g., Pyrex) which have a low coefficient of thermal expansion and thus resistant to thermal shock.
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Increase in demand for borosilicate glass and fiberglass is expected to increase consumption of boric acid in the next few years.
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Founded in 1990, Technical Glass Products is a nationwide fabricator and distributor of fused quartz and borosilicate glass.
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Borosilicate glass is made with the following approximate proportions of ingredients: 70% silica, 10% boric oxide, 8% sodium oxide, 8% potassium oxide, and 1% calcium oxide.
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