RESEARCH

Boron Nitride

Boron Nitride

Boron nitride nanotubes are a relatively new technology with the potential to revolutionize many industries. Boron nitride is a ceramic material that can be used in high-temperature applications. Boron nitride is often used for insulation in the aerospace industry thanks to its ability to withstand extreme temperatures while still being lightweight.

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Origins of Boron

Origins of Boron

Origins of Boron. Boron exists naturally in very small amounts on Earth. It is found mainly in the earth’s crust in boric acid (HBO(OH)), but can also exist in compounds with various elements including fluorine, oxygen, and sodium. Boron makes up about 2.4% of the total of the crust.

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Boron Nitride Nanotubes

Boron Nitride Nanotubes

Boron nitride nanotubes are a new material that has been studied for use in strengthening lightweight materials, such as plastics and polymers. It is also being researched for use in electronics, aerospace engineering, and medicine. The Boron Nitride Nanotubes market has grown steadily over the past few years.

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Lithium Borate Project Ioneer

Lithium Borate Project Ioneer

A collaboration between Ioneer and Sibanye Stillwater has recently been announced toa Lithium-boron mining project. Ioneer chose this established mining company as a partner for this joint venture. A feasibility study provided definitive results in 2020, validating the project as a world-class resource.

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Hydrogen Boron Fusion – Creating New Energy

Hydrogen Boron Fusion – Creating New Energy

Hydrogen-Boron 11 fusion -Boron Hydrogen Fusion – has always been the ultimate fusion reaction. It does not create radioactive waste and its fuels are both abundant in nature and non-radioactive. Few other researchers had studied this reaction as it was considered scientifically too difficult. The temperatures required to ignite the reaction are more than 100 times higher than that of the sun – a technical hurdle that has held back practical energy generation for decades.

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Boron Nitride Powers Thermal Conductivity

Boron Nitride Powers Thermal Conductivity

Boron nitride, also known as “white graphite,” is a semiconductor material that conducts electricity. It is chemically inert and electrically insulating with no bandgap in the bulk phase that would allow it to emit light when excited by an energy source. Because of its excellent thermal conductivity properties, layers of boron nitride are often added onto other materials like silicon carbide (SiC) for use in high-efficiency power devices like thermoelectric cooler packages (TECs).

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Boron and Boronate Compounds

Boron and Boronate Compounds

Boronate Acid Compounds Boronates are esters and salts of boronic acid. Boronic acid is a compound related to boric acid in which one of the three hydroxyl groups has been replaced by either an...

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An Introduction to Boron

An Introduction to Boron

The role of Boron has become much more strategic. Boron is now at the heart of tackling global warming, decarbonization, food security among other uses and applications. Borates Today has an initiative to bring awareness of Boron to the forefront of our thinking: We have only one planet. Resources are finite, and it is our joint responsibility to take action to make the world a better place for future generations.

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Tensile Strength in Auto Manufacturing

Tensile Strength in Auto Manufacturing

Boron alloy steels with high tensile strength can be carbon, low alloy, HSLA, and carbon-manganese. Boron’s high neutron absorbtion means that stainless steels used for nuclear industry, for instance, are often enriched with boron. It can be as high as 4%, but is more commonly 0.5 to 1 percent.

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Boron Nanotubes Lend Stability for Electronics BNNT

Boron Nanotubes Lend Stability for Electronics BNNT

The Boron Nitrate Nanotube is a novel material with unique properties, including high thermal conductivity and chemical stability. It has been used in many applications such as heat transfer fluids, lubricants, coatings for semiconductors, catalysts, etc., but its use in batteries was not explored until recently. The first report of the application of BNNTs in Li-ion batteries appeared only in 2020.

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11 Natural Health Benefits of Boron

11 Natural Health Benefits of Boron

Boron supplements can really help your wellbeing. Boron is the underused and under-appreciated health nutrient that can protect you from many life-threatening diseases and promote a sense of well-being though its micronutrient powers. Read on to learn over 10 things that Boron has that will improve your health.

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