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borate

 [bor´āt]
any salt of boric acid.

bo·rate

(bō'rāt),
A salt of boric acid.

borate

/bo·rate/ (bor´āt) a salt of boric acid.

borate

[bôr′āt]
any salt of boric acid. Borate salts and boric acid, although formerly used as mild antiseptic irrigant solutions, especially for ophthalmic conditions, are highly poisonous when taken internally or absorbed through a cut, abrasion, or other wound in the skin. Because of the potential for fatal poisoning, such solutions are rarely used now. See also boric acid.

borate

A salt formed by the combination of boric acid with a base or positive radical in a 3+ oxidation state.

borate

any salt of boric acid.
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Another approach to providing sufficient borate to a bridge timber is to drill holes in the member before treatment and fill the holes with solid or powdered preservative.
Borates could not precipitate from sea water under dynamic, crystallizing conditions until the concentration was 2500-4000 ppm B because of extreme super saturation [14].
The Gerstley borate mine is located near the town of Shoshone, California, population 52, near the Nevada state line, approximately 50 miles east of Death Valley.
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Roskill says that smaller end-uses of boron compounds with potential for future growth include flame retardants, in which borates are used in place of, or in addition to, antimony trioxide, and in neodymium-iron-boron magnets, which are used in applications where high ratios of magnetic strength to weight are required.
Insoluble impurities, including anhydrite, magnesite, hematite, borate minerals and clays, can sometimes make up as much as 50% of the rock, but are typically present at a much lower concentration.
In this study, short lengths of heavily blue stained, post-MPB lodgepole pine lumber (Pinus contorta) were treated with the buffered amine oxide carrier to borate levels less than the retentions recommended for protection against attack by the Formosan subterranean termite (average, 0.
Borax supplies 45 percent of the global demand for borates - a salt used in products ranging from detergents, shampoos and water softeners to food preservatives, ceramics and fiberglass.
Sodium borates are added to the liquor cycle to expel carbon dioxide from sodium carbonate, forming trisodium borate in the recovery boiler smelt.
Two men were instrumental the initial development of the raw borates from Death Valley and the Mojave Desert for eventual worldwide benefit.
Borates were discovered in Death Valley in 1873, only a couple of years after the discovery of the Nevada playa borates at Columbus Marsh and Teel's Marsh.