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Alternate Names: Zinc borate

Oxide Weight176.01
Formula Weight203.24
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Zinc borate is used in many industries and is sometimes promoted as a flux for ceramics. Originally it was distributed by Anzon in Laredo, TX and promoted as a wonder material to reduce body maturing temperatures. The developer, "Stoney" Jackson reported vitrified bodies at cone 06. While it is not widely used in ceramics today.

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Boroflux" descrip="" searchkey="Zinc borate" loi="0.00" casnumber="139354-76-0"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="14.000" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="ZnO" name="Zinc Oxide" status="" percent="20.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="B2O3" name="Boric Oxide" status="" percent="53.400" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="13.400" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>

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