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Zinc Borate

Zinc Borate

Its chemical formula is xZnO.yB2O3zH2O. It is a chemical substance used as a smoke suppressor and contains boron within it. It is a white, non-damp, viscous and powdery substance. Zinc borate is one of the most important properties of zinc borate because it has low water solubility and high dehydration temperature. It is also possible to add solid polymer additives by squeezing or spraying molding. It can only be hydrolysis with strong acids and bases. It is also a substance that confers adhesion and anti-art properties between metals and resins.

Zinc borates are used as flame retardant, corrosion retardant and smoke suppressor in polymers and coatings, especially in pvc, nylon and halogenated polyester. It is used in the manufacture of high temperature resistant plastics as it has a high dehydration temperature. Zinc borates have areas of use in in fireproof cables, fireproof fabrics, electrical-electronic components, paints, automobile-aircraft interior parts, paper and textile industry.

It is often preferred because it is a more effective smoke suppressor when compared to other flame retardants and is cheaper than other flame retardants. In recent years, the use of zinc borate in combination with other flame retardants in different applications has been increasing. For example, zinc borate is used in combination with aluminum hydroxyl and magnesium hydroxyl in halogen-containing and non-containing systems. Zinc borate is also used to reduce melting point in glass and ceramic industry, as well as to protect wood components as fungus and insecticide in addition to the use of flame retardant.


Certain areas where zinc borate can be used are as follows;

In production of automobile / aircraft interior components

Electrical / electronic parts production

PVC coatings

Fire retardant and fire extinguisher production sectors

In the fungal and insecticide pharmaceutical Industries

At the textile and plastics Institute

Cable industry


Working with a company that has a voice in the sector and has proven itself in the field, which deals with you from product sales to shipment and provides technical support in product use, which may be with you in your after-sales needs, will be the best decision you can make in your business life.

At this stage Starplas Kimya will offer you all the professional service you need and

You will not need any other company for the chemicals you supply from Starplas Kimya. All products you supply from us are under the Quality Guarantee of Starplas Kimya. Our sales representatives will be with you for all the supply and product training you need in their region.

They will provide you with the necessary support for the products you use, such as legislation, safety requirements and storage considerations. Thanks to our sales representatives and technical team, we create a safe and strong bridge between supplier and company and take you one step ahead of your competitors with the understanding of “quick intervention professional solution”. Thus, by minimizing the simple and risky problems you experience in daily production with our strong staff, we enable you to concentrate on your main work. As a result of the increase in productivity, profitability will increase and your business will feel the positive side of working with a reliable and strong company to supply products.


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