borosilicate


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borosilicate

[¦bȯr·ō′sil·i·kət]
(mineralogy)
A salt of boric and silicic acids which occurs in the natural minerals tourmaline, datolite, and dumortierite.
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The introduction of Termisil products to the UAE market brings with it a wide range of Casseroles, Grill & Drop Casseroles, Roasters, Measuring Jugs, Borosilicate Glass Tea Pots, Cup & Saucers and Salad Bowls, with the aim of revolutionizing the way in which food and drink are handled, both inside the kitchen and out of it.
Fused quartz is superior to borosilicate when it comes to heat.
Borosilicate glass - commonly referred to by the brand name "Pyrex" - has been used for at least a generation here to fabricate marijuana bongs.
Construction is stainless steel and 5-mm-thick borosilicate glass.
The GlassVu loaders and receivers are modular in construction and are composed of stainless steel and tough, 5-mm-thick borosilicate glass sections.
All grades are constructed with the proven technology of borosilicate microfiberglass that offers the highest level of coalescence at the lowest pressure drop.
With the Palintest Tubetests[R] system the reagents are supplied premixed and pre-dispensed into borosilicate glass test tubes, reducing contact with potentially hazardous chemicals to a minimum.
Decision (2006)4790: lead used in connectors, fibre-optics, multilayer ceramic capacitors, plasma screens, black light bulbs, etc, lead alloys in transductors using high-power loudspeakers and lead and cadmium contained in printing screens for applying enamel to borosilicate glass (an exemption to be reviewed every four years);
The light source itself is made from a borosilicate glass vial coated internally with a phosphor and filled with gaseous tritium (a mildly radioactive isotope of hydrogen).
The barrier for the producer was that its existing silica-based program--using an anionic flocculent, borosilicate, and alum--could not provide consistent ash retention beyond 22% sheet ash.
Engelhard Firemist Turquoise special effect pigment utilizes thin borosilicate flakes, smooth surface and large particle-size distribution to achieve exceptional special effects.
PYRANS borosilicate fire-resistant glass at Hangar 7 is opening up a new dimension of transparent architecture in a format previously unattained in frameless glazing: the fire-resistant glass separates the two fire-protection compartments over a floor height of up to 3.