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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.
Borosilicate glass - commonly referred to by the brand name "Pyrex" - has been used for at least a generation here to fabricate marijuana bongs.
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.
Beneath the aluminium body shell is ballistic steel armouring, the windows are bullet resistant borosilicate glass, the roof is made from titanium and there is Kevlar underfloor protection.
Beneath the aluminium body shell is ballistic steel armouring, the windows are bullet-resistant borosilicate glass, the roof is made from titanium and there is Kevlar underfloor protection.
Miami, and Chandelier--simple aluminium hoop supporting eight, 14 or 19 borosilicate glass diffusers.
The liquids are contained within a liner that is constructed of either borosilicate glass or anodized aluminum.
1 mm wafer of borosilicate glass onto which 250 nm of gold is evaporated.
SCHOTT Nexterion expects to ultimately become the exclusive outsource manufacturer for OptArray products in the summer of 2004, with Accelr8 using only SCHOTT's borosilicate glass for its slide).
The system features durable borosilicate glass reflectors that are more heat stable, harder and more geometrically accurate then aluminum or stainless steel.
Since wetted parts are composed from chemically resistant borosilicate glass, alumina ceramic and TFE, the valve is suited for corrosive or high-purity applications.