Boric Acid

Airedale Chemical Boric Acid (Hydrogen Borate, Boracic Acid, Orthoboric Acid and Acidium Boricum) holds the formula H3BO3 and is often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant, neutron absorber or precursor to other chemical compounds.

White powder that dissolves in water

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Agrochemical Agrochemical

Insecticidal – Control of cockroaches, termites, fire ants, fleas, silverfish, and many other insects.

Can be added to salt in the curing of cattle hides, calfskins, and sheepskins helping control bacteria development

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Engineering Engineering

In the production of the glass in LCD flat panel displays.

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Healthcare Healthcare

Medical – As an antiseptic for minor burns or cuts and is sometimes used in dressings or salves.

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Life Science Life Science

Electroplating – used as part of some proprietary formulas.

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Metal Processing Metal Processing

Lubrication – Colloidal suspensions of nanoparticles of Airedale Chemical Boric Acid dissolved in petroleum or vegetable oil can form a remarkable lubricant on ceramic or metal surfaces

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Power & Energy Power & Energy

Airedale Chemical manufactures and distributes a variety of industrial chemicals from our comprehensive range, supplying to some of the leaders in Power and Energy. Core products available within this market include Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) , Potassium Chloride and Sodium Acetate.

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Textile Textile

Manufacture of monofilament fiberglass usually referred to as textile fiberglass.

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Wood Treatment Wood Treatment

Preservation – In combination with its use as an insecticide, Airedale Chemical Boric Acid also prevents and destroys existing wet and dry rot in timbers.

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