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Borax 5 mol (All Grades) in Bulk, IBCs or Small Bags

Concentrated power, easy conveyance 

With lower transportation, handling, and storage costs, this concentrated sodium borate is used in a variety of industries including glass and fiberglass, cleaning products, and flame retardants


  • Acts as both flux and network former
  • Can be combined with boric acid to control the sodium-to-boron ratio in certain glasses
  • Increases the strength, scratch resistance, and chemical resistance of ceramic wares
  • Can be used for viscosity control
  • Added to formulations to clean hard surfaces
  • Used in the manufacture of sodium perborate
  • In combination with boric acid, Neobor® is particularly effective in reducing the flammability of cellulosic materials
  • Incorporated in many aqueous systems as a pH buffer and to inhibit corrosion
  • Greatly improves the tack and green strength of starch adhesive by cross-linking conjugated hydroxyl groups


Stable under ordinary conditions, free-flowing, and easily handled by air or mechanical conveying. Sold as white crystalline granules or powder.


  • Mg granular borax 5 mol
  • Mg type B borax 5 mol
  • Technical Granular (TG) borax 5 mol
  • Technical Powder (TP) borax 5 mol
  • Technical type B borax 5 mol

Sizes available

  • Bulk
  • IBCs
  • Small bags


  • Ceramics, enamels, and glazes
  • Cleaners and detergents
  • Glass and textile fiberglass
  • Industrial fluids and lubricants
  • Metals and gold
  • Oil and gas production
  • Starch adhesives
  • Wax emulsifier
  • Wire drawing