borosilicate glass


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borosilicate glass

[¦bȯ·rō′sil·ə·kət ′glas]
(materials)
A type of glass containing at least 5% boric oxide; used in glassware that resists heat.
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Soda-lime glass lends itself to larger and somewhat less intricately decorated creations than borosilicate glass.
Borosilicate glass (silica and boron oxide) melts at a higher temperature than soda-silicate glass, and has less thermal expansion.
Textile grade fibreglass and borosilicate glass accounted for 25% and 9% of the total respectively.
The syringes used in our study were made of borosilicate glass, and the plungers were made of Teflon; neither of these materials reacts to most chemicals.
The Economic Outdoor WLP and WLR feature die-cast aluminum housings and door frames with heat and shock-resistant borosilicate glass lenses, durable paint finishes and meet UL 1571 requirements for wet location.
The surface of borosilicate glass activates factor VII at 4[degrees]C, which shortens the coagulation time(s) for PT (4,5).
The reactor's wetted parts are constructed from glass enamelled steel, borosilicate glass and PTFE, making it ideal for the processing of highly aggressive media.
The space shuttles' exterior tiles, made to withstand the heat of re-entry into the atmosphere, are coated with borosilicate glass tinted black with silicon boride.
Reaching temperatures of more than 1,000[degrees]C, the melter heats the waste material along with a batch of borosilicate glass.
By adding small amounts of boric acid or boron oxide, the melting point of the silica is lowered in the fine fraction, creating a borosilicate glass that cements the lining together.
System tests ran without interruption for as long as 20 hours operating at up to 1250C vitrifying Kurion's Herschelite Ion Specific Media (ISM) in a Borosilicate glass matrix.
High quality functional coatings enable a large variety of customized light management design options especially when based on a reliable substrate material such as BOROFLOAT borosilicate glass.