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Borax

Sodium borate, a compound used in detergents and makeup as well as in insecticides and metallurgy. As such, it has both industrial and consumer product uses.
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The acquisition of Borax will provide both Borax and Imperial's customers with an expanded product offering and market leading customer service.
Considering that mercury costs some P8,000 per kilo, borax, which costs only P100 per kilo, will be a much cheaper alternative," Cubelo said.
The fruit weight, pulp weight and pulp dry weight % was significantly higher with CaCl2 + Borax foliar application as compared to CaCl2 alone.
Borax Argentina has annual revenue of approximately $23 million and annual production of approximately 35,000 mt of boron-based products and mineral concentrates.
Slowly add teaspoons of the borax mixture while stirring.
The Indonesian Standard SNI 03-3528-1994 recommended that appropriate preservatives for timber are borax, copperchrome-arsenate (CCA), copper-chrome-boron (CCB), copper-chrome-fluoride (CCF), and boron-fluoride-chromearsenate (BFCA); Hoesin (2007) and Kartal and Ayrilmis (2005) claimed that blockboard specimens with boron-treated veneers demonstrated increased durability against decaying fungi and termite attack.
Boron, oxygen and sodium make up sodium tetraborate, which is sold as "20 Mule Team Borax" (the name comes from the teams of 18 mules and two horses that would haul large wagons of processed borax from mines in the late 1800s to the nearest railroad spur).
La solucion de resina aparentemente se difunde en toda la guadua pasando a traves de las membranas de las paredes y penetrando en las fibrillas por osmosis, mientras que el borax presenta menor disolubilidad en agua.
If you don't want to use borax, you can still make the laundry detergent--just leave it out.
The ARS-MSU team treated manure pits beneath swine nursery rooms with a powder containing either 1 or 2 percent borax once a week for six weeks.
The aim of this research is to give evidence that the two-dimensional nucleation growth hillocks occur on the surface of (100) face of borax crystals by in situ optical microscopy technique and supported by ex situ technique of AFM.