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05/27/22 - 04:06 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Mining is an important aspect of the global economy since it provides raw materials for construction, manufacturing, and other industries. Underground mining, open surface (pit) mining, placer mining, and in-situ mining are the four major forms of mining. NASDAQ: FEAM, a Houston-based mining business, will access and extract boron from a colemanite ore deposit utilizing in-situ leach (ISL) mining, a relatively unique non-open pit technology.
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  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM's in-situ method, according to Davidson's study, does not generate effluents as a waste product and so does not require an associated impoundment.
  • smithjamess221 - This mining method has been tested on a variety of materials, including bromine, uranium, and copper. It is worth mentioning that this technology is used in practically all bromine and uranium mining.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - In-situ leaching (ISL) is a mining procedure that recovers minerals such as copper and uranium by drilling boreholes into a deposit. In situ leaching dissolves minerals that are naturally present in solid form.
  • andrewjackson6626 - NASDAQ: FEAM proposes to construct a 500KsTPY boric acid production complex with a low-footprint mine method and a nameplate run-rate target of 2H27.
05/26/22 - 03:40 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • NASDAQ: FEAM) is a leading provider of boron-based products and solutions. The company's products are used in a wide range of applications, including the production of IBC cells. IBC cells are a type of battery that is used in a variety of portable electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers. The one-sided deposition of boron-doped precursor layers by atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition (APCVD) is a cost-effective method for the production of IBC cells without masking processes. Know more about the company at https://bit.ly/3MPF7nz
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  • smithjamess221 - The locally well-defined boron-doped emitters on the wafer's backside were generated by local laser doping.
  • drLisatorres - The Laser-IBC solar cell cross section after texturing the front and chemically polishing the back side, the one-sided deposition of boron-containing precursor layer commenced.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM's boron products are produced at its Boron, California mine, the world's largest source of naturally occurring boron.
  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM's boron products are well suited for this application due to their high purity and uniformity
05/25/22 - 06:30 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The global semiconductor industry is estimated to reach US$ 451 billion in 2018, representing 9.5 percent of overall market growth, according to the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) current prediction. The increasing usage of artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and cloud-based technology has increased the use of optoelectronics and sensors. To meet the boron demand in the semiconductor industry, NASDAQ: FEAM is engaged in the production of boron specialty material.
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  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM will have strategic options with the boric acid produced by its ISL mining method at Fort Cady.
  • drLisatorres - NASDAQ: FEAM is well-positioned to develop as a North American leader in the extraction and production of global borates, with long-term downstream refining flexibility, led by an initial focus on boric acid.
  • smithjamess221 - Recently, a combination of hexagonal boron nitride and graphene has been investigated to improve the capabilities of valleytronics, a new sector of semiconductor technology.
  • andrewjackson6626 - As demand for high quality metals rises, just a few worldwide manufacturers remain dominant. Other specialised chemical manufacturers, however, are gradually joining the global market with various purity grades of boron.
05/24/22 - 03:45 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron's high melting points, hardness, low density, and electron-deficient nature make it appropriate for the fabrication of nanomaterials such as boron nanowires, nanotubes, nanobelts, nanoribbons, and nanosheets, among others. NASDAQ: FEAM's Small Scale Boron Facility (SSBF) will target high-margin speciality borate markets for customers with specialised boron requirements. Learn more about the company at https://bit.ly/3PGHlao
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  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady asset is a significant and much-needed source of incremental borates supply in the United States, distinguished by its highly convenient position for domestic use.
  • smithjamess221 - NASDAQ: FEAM's strategic alternative in this regard is highly appealing from an investment standpoint because it would effectively provide a'multiplier effect' on current revenue and EBITDA stream.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Nanomaterials are being used in a variety of industries, including construction, packaging, healthcare, electrical and electronics, chemical products, and energy.
  • drLisatorres - Boron nanoparticles are used in the storage of hydrogen, batteries, catalysts, superconductors, and other electronic components.
05/23/22 - 04:03 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Depending on the end-user application, manufacturers supply various grades of high purity boron ranging from 99 percent to 99.9999 percent. The highest purity levels are also marketed as ultra-high purity boron. As demand for high quality metals rises, just a few worldwide manufacturers remain dominant. NASDAQ: FEAM is one such boron manufacturer striving to become an integrated boron supplier in Boron+ advanced materials. Know more about the company at https://bit.ly/3PEFa7u
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  • martinezcharles660 - According to studies, the high purity boron market is predicted to increase at a 3.5 percent CAGR between 2022 and 2032, compared to a 2.2 percent CAGR between now and then.
  • drLisatorres - The high purity metal business is under pressure to improve performance, quality, and price.
  • smithjamess221 - NASDAQ: FEAM is a highly distinctive resource base comprised of an extraordinarily thick seam of colemanite, one of the largest natural borates occurrences.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - According to the US Geological Survey, colemanite accounts for approximately 70% of all deposits in Turkey.
05/22/22 - 01:09 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron fibers are mostly employed in military aircraft. Boron fiber was chosen for the horizontal tail skins on the F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft, as well as the horizontal and vertical skins and rudder on the F-15 Eagle, because carbon fiber was unavailable in continuous lengths and glass fibers did not have sufficient modulus. NASDAQ: FEAM, whose activities in California include boron extraction and the development of boron advanced materials, which will meet the need for boron fibers. https://bit.ly/3G9zkqj
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  • martinezcharles660 - With boric acid as a fundamental enabler of energy transitions, NASDAQ: FEAM will enter a market prepared for considerable, decarbonization-fueled demand growth.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM obviously emerges as another significant stakeholder in the United States' endeavour to strengthen our domestic supply chains of critical materials — on par with the importance of rare earth elements, lithium, and battery cathode/anode materials, in our opinion.
  • smithjamess221 - NASDAQ: FEAM's long-term goal is to establish a vertically integrated boron advanced materials business, which might include high-value derivative materials such as oxides, nitrides, halides, carbides, and so on.
05/21/22 - 03:45 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron Carbide crystals are made up of linear rods with three carbon atoms and twelve boron atoms grouped in a dodecahedral arrangement. The chemical formula for the substance is "B4C." Because of its hardness (Mohs scale 9.3), it can be used as an abrasive. Its high density is useful in a variety of applications, including cutting tools. It has also been proposed as a rocket fuel. NASDAQ: FEAM plans to become a strategic borate supplier to the US market, which is now served by only a few local suppliers. https://bit.ly/3LNOuCZ
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  • drLisatorres - NASDAQ: FEAM's most appealing economic possibility, recognising the use of boron-containing chemicals particularly boron carbide.
  • smithjamess221 - The majority of refined boron specialised and advanced materials are imported from China, and China currently supplies 80 percent of boron carbides. NASDAQ: FEAM, as an independent boron supply, will meet the key material needs of the United States.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The melting and boiling points of Boron Carbide are both 2763 degrees Celsius. As a result, the material can withstand a wide variety of temperatures.
05/20/22 - 05:31 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Famine is a natural disaster that strikes developing countries, famine-stricken areas, and war-torn areas. Micronutrients like boron are limited or unavailable to the local people in certain areas. Malnutrition is caused by a shortage of micronutrients, which can result in poverty, disease, and mortality. To resolve this issue NASDAQ: FEAM comes into play The company's  Fort Cady project, which is only 230 kilometres northeast of Los Angeles, is well positioned to benefit from the US government's policy of sourcing critical minerals from onshore sources; and  the Californian market's need for high-quality soil. Know more about the company at https://bit.ly/3yPvXTV
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  • Anderson_Mark2248 - More than two-thirds of the fresh fruit in the United States is grown in California, where NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady is located.
  • drLisatorres - NASDAQ: FEAM is also building an integrated boron production machine to generate a variety of specialised borates in order to determine the types of products that can be made.
  • smithjamess221 - According to estimates, 45 percent of the world's population consumes insufficient boron to meet their biological needs.
05/19/22 - 04:14 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Plant foods, such as fruit, legumes, and tubers, as well as leafy green vegetables like kale, spinach, and non-citrus fruits, contain the highest levels of boron. Boron is also found in cereals, fruits, nuts, prunes, raisins, and non-citrus fruits. NASDAQ: FEAM is on track to become a vertically integrated global leader in BORON+ innovative materials with a focus on food security. Develop a vertically integrated innovative materials company with a low-cost, reliable input source. Know more on https://bit.ly/38vHOMd
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  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady is recognised as America's food bowl. California has recently experienced additional drought, and food costs are rising.
  • smithjamess221 - BORON+ solutions are designed for high-value applications in electric transportation, sustainable energy, food, and home security.
  • martinezcharles660 - Boron is a trace element that can be found in a variety of plant foods, including legumes and fruits. Boron is also available as a nutritional supplement and can be found in small amounts in beer and wine.
05/18/22 - 01:03 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The horrific sights of the fighting in Ukraine is a powerful reminder of the necessity for protective equipment to reduce injury and fatalities among military troops and civilians. Strong, light, flexible, durable, and anti-corrosive materials are required for military hardware. Boron is a critical component in bulletproof vests, armour, helicopter skins, and aircraft, as well as an anti-corrosive in armament. NASDAQ: FEAM is ideally positioned within the global decarbonization value chain, with a highly appealing U.S.-based asset portfolio of essential borates and lithium minerals for end use in a variety of military equipment application. Read more on https://borates.today/boron-military-conflict/
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  • martinezcharles660 - Boron carbide ceramics are used in the rotor blades of armed helicopters because they are durable at high temperatures and have a high wear resistance.
  • smithjamess221 - Soldiers are protected from gunfire by bulletproof armour, but the result is a bulky piece of body armour. Boron carbide ceramics are a cutting-edge technology capable of producing lightweight armour without losing protection.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM's boric acid will be used as a neutron-absorbing agent in nuclear power plants and in a variety of military/defense/law enforcement applications such as tank armour and bulletproof vests.
  • andrewjackson6626 - NASDAQ: FEAM's primary asset, with a near-term timeline for borates production, will meet the United States Federal Government's urgent need to onshore strategic/critical future-facing materials/components (such as lithium, NdFeB magnets and associated critical materials, battery cells, and semiconductors, for example) as a matter of national security (including numerous boron applications for military/defense).
  • drLisatorres - Boron carbide is a relatively new non-oxide ceramic material that has received a lot of attention in recent years. Because boron carbide melts at such a high temperature, it can be used for high-temperature applications such as space exploration and nuclear reactors, unlike some ceramics.
05/17/22 - 03:33 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Borates, a broad name for boron-containing minerals like borax and boric acid, are most typically found in dried salt lakebeds of deserts or arid locations (such as Death Valley, California, Turkey, and China) or other geographical regions with similar deposits (such as the Andes Mountains in South America). NASDAQ: FEAM is obviously emerging as a vital player in the United States' drive to strengthen domestic supply chains of important materials on par with the importance of rare earth elements, lithium, and battery cathode/anode materials. Know more on https://bit.ly/3Nhd3ZZ
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  • drLisatorres - The exploration targets for NASDAQ: FEAM range from 2 million to 10 million tonnes of contained boric acid.
  • martinezcharles660 - The US government has decided to purchase essential elements from the United States (one of which is boron) and rely less on China as a supplier.
  • andrewjackson6626 - NASDAQ: FEAM's key market for boric acid, borate speciality goods, SOP, and lithium will be the United States.
  • smithjamess221 - Boric acid and its sodium counterparts are effective against a wide range of pests. Insects, spiders, mites, algae, moulds, fungi, and weeds are among them.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - According to NASDAQ: FEAM's Small Scale Boron Facility (SSBF) will focus on high-margin specialty boron markets for customers with specialised boron requirements.
05/16/22 - 03:25 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The administration released a memorandum related to the clean energy economy as part of the Biden Administration's National Defense Strategy to protect critical and strategic infrastructure supplies for the clean energy transition, including lithium, graphite, and manganese for large capacity batteries, as well as a sustainable supply of all critical and strategic minerals, including boron. This strategy will support the NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady boron project (which also produces lithium) is well positioned to benefit from this policy. Learn more about this company at https://bit.ly/3yCe8HN
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  • andrewjackson6626 - NASDAQ: FEAM has the world's only substantially approved new source of boron.
  • drLisatorres - Due to enhanced Boric Acid price estimates, NASDAQ: FEAM has increased its valuation to A$4.94/share (from A$3.40 previously).
  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM intends to start producing boron specialized advanced materials from this facility in 2HCY22.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady position, roughly 230 kilometres from Los Angeles, is excellent for serving California's boron demands.
  • smithjamess221 - The NASDAQ: FEAM designation recognizes Fort Cady's contribution to the development of a new, important domestic source of boron in the face of a strained worldwide supply chain. CISA is a government agency and operational component of the Department of Homeland Security in the United States.
05/13/22 - 04:48 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The review's findings have significantly increased the resources available to NASDAQ: FEAM. This gives the company more options for increasing annual production rates and/or extending mine life. The mine's potential has been increased in the following ways:
    • head-grade increased to 5.1% (up 38 percent from 3.7 percent previously)
    • The extraction ratio has been increased to 80%. (from 70 percent)
    • The amount of available boric acid equivalent has increased to 21.5 million tonnes (boosted 2.5x from 8.5m tonnes).
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  • drLisatorres - The revised mine plan announced by NASDAQ: FEAM provides the project with the potential of 2.5x available boron.
  • martinezcharles660 - We have not included any additional equity raisings in our valuation because NASDAQ: FEAM has stated that it intends to fund the project through debt.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM's specialty product targeting has the potential to increase their valuation by leveraging BA production for higher margin specialty products.
  • andrewjackson6626 - Exploration has the potential to add 1.6–8 million tonnes of boric acid at an extraction ratio of 80%.
  • smithjamess221 - NASDAQ: FEAM has exploration targets ranging from 2m to 10m tonnes of contained boric acid, in addition to reworking the current resource.
05/12/22 - 01:16 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • According to Chance Pipitone, NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady mine is not yet operational, but the company is "very close to breaking ground," with small scale mining operations set to begin by the end of the year with "sellable product." He added that large-scale production will begin in 2025.
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  • smithjamess221 - According to Pipitone, NASDAQ: FEAM's critical mineral determination could lead to an additional $2 billion in funding from the Energy Department.
  • martinezcharles660 - This already allows access to some DOE loans, such as the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program, which is priced at US Treasury rates. said Pipitone.
  • drLisatorres - NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady mine is in a good position because it also has lithium, which is central to the Biden administration's push to increase production of advanced batteries needed for clean energy.
  • andrewjackson6626 - Because boron is already regarded as a strategic material, NASDAQ: FEAM may be eligible for a portion of the more than $330 million available under Title III of the Defense Production Act.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boron is listed as a strategic material by the United States Defense Logistics Agency because it is used as a component of composite materials (boron fibres) in advanced aerospace structures and as an industrial catalyst to make things like polymers.
05/11/22 - 01:02 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • All ordinary shares of American Pacific Borates (ABR) have been transferred to NASDAQ: FEAM (5EA), a US-based company. The company is now ABR's sole shareholder and the ABR Group's ultimate parent company, NASDAQ: FEAM's (5EA) primary US listing began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (Nasdaq) on March 15, 2022, under the ticker 'FEAM.' CHESS Depositary Interests (CDIs), the company's secondary listing, trade on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the ticker '5EA'.
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  • smithjamess221 - NASDAQ: FEAM can seek capital beyond its already-funded SSBF through potential debt/equity capital markets transactions, strategic partnerships, government loans/grants, and other project finance mechanisms.
  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM listing is highly rational given the company's assets are already based in the United States, and the resulting increase in U.S. institutional access significantly improves the company's ability to connect with investors.
  • andrewjackson6626 - On NASDAQ: FEAM, 11,763,288 shares are traded (12,482,855 as at 30 April 2022)
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM trades in Australian dollars, with the theoretical share price equal to 10% of the FEAM US dollar price adjusted for the AUD/USD exchange rate.
  • drLisatorres - The Scheme of Arrangement resulted in the issuance of 41,869,315 NASDAQ: FEAM shares.
05/10/22 - 12:54 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • As per MST Access, NASDAQ: FEAM is aiming for an updated economic review in 2QCY22, after which the company expects to shift into construction-related activities in order to deliver meaningful production in the face of a limited global supply of boron. The Economic Review is organized around workstreams that aim to improve the development strategy:
    • boric acid head-grade test works designed to increase head-grade to plant while minimizing pre-production capex, improving economics, and lowering risk,
    • mine plan enhancement with the goal of mining the entire ore body, increasing available boron and resulting in a longer mine life and/or increased scale.
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  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM is currently aiming to complete an updated economic review in 2QCY22, after which it plans to begin construction activities.
  • smithjamess221 - The company believe that a risked NPV is a reasonable basis for a core valuation for a pre-production asset with multiple phases. Using risked NPV, the core valuation is A$4.94 per share.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - According to NASDAQ, FEAM's valuation has increased to A$4.94/share (from A$3.40 previously) due to increased Boric Acid pricing assumptions.
  • andrewjackson6626 - The potential cost savings from improved manufacturing processes have the potential to boost NASDAQ: FEAM's valuation.
  • drLisatorres - NADAQ: FEAM's revised mine plan provides the project with the potential for 2.5x available boron. The valuation does not account for any potential mine life extension as a result of this.
05/09/22 - 01:36 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • NASDAQ: FEAM will adjust their valuation when the latest economic review is released in 2Q CY22. Given the increased resource at Fort Cady, the potential incorporation of lithium into the production stream, and the significantly increased projected mine life as described by the company's mine plan revisions, they believe the updated economic analysis may create opportunities for upgrades.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Boron is vulnerable to supply disruptions because it is derived 85 percent from Turkey and is a non-core decreasing asset in the United States (Rio Tinto Borates).
  • drLisatorres - NASDAQ: FEAM expects an updated economic analysis for the large-scale Fort Cady boric acid/lithium/sulphate of potash (SOP) project to be completed in 2QCY22.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The spot price of boric acid is currently around US$1250/t. The themes of decarbonisation, electrification, and food supply continue to drive demand for boron.
  • andrewjackson6626 - NASDAQ: FEAM have not included any additional equity raisings in their value because the company has said that it intends to fund the project with debt. Given the move to list in the United States, they believe equity may be taken into account.
  • smithjamess221 - The value at MST Access does not include high-margin specialty borate items. The current projections are exclusively for BA production. MST Access  believe that NASDAQ: FEAM's specialty product focus has the potential to boost the valuation by allowing us to use BA production for higher margin specialist items.
05/07/22 - 03:49 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boric acid's all-in operating expenses, excluding the sale of SOP as a by-product, are $501.93 per ton. The total operational costs of SOP manufacturing, excluding the sale of boric acid as a by-product, are $564.67 per ton. NASDAQ: FEAM intends to generate 450,000 tons of boric acid and 400,000 tons of SOP per year once fully operational.
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  • drLisatorres - SOP, or potassium sulphate, is a specialised fertiliser that is used instead of potassium chloride ("MOP") for crops that are chlorine-sensitive or receive minimal rainfall.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The company recently released an announcement outlining the results of a "value engineering programme" for its integrated manufacturing plant.
  • smithjamess221 - NASDAQ: FEAM estimates to generate $452.7 million in EBITDA once it reaches full production using these parameters.
05/06/22 - 01:10 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • With a larger comparable market, the Nasdaq listing is designed to reach the US's broader and deeper capital markets. Senior management is based in the United States, and the NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady, most important asset, is based in California and sells its principal boron and lithium products in the United States. In the United States, the business has undertaken major investor outreach and non-deal marketing operations.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Only four major places in the world have large-scale economically viable borates deposits: Turkey (Europe), California (North America), the Central Andes range (South America), and Tibet (Central Asia).
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The existing global reliance on a single borate supply, Eti Maden, to meet rising global demand creates major opportunity for additional suppliers like NASDAQ: FEAM.
  • drLisatorres - According to MST Access, NASDAQ: FEAM's valuation has grown to A$4.94/share (up from A$3.40 previously) due to enhanced Boric Acid pricing estimates.
  • smithjamess221 - Boron consumption is expected to expand 10 times by 2050 compared to 2020, owing to increases in future-facing decarbonisation and traditional applications; a supply gap is developing.
05/05/22 - 12:54 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • NASDAQ: FEAM's first output is expected in 2HCY22. The boric acid head-grade assumption was raised from 3.7% to 5.1% in new mine planning, allowing for a new mine plan that anticipates the entire ore body to be exploited. This raises the amount of boron available from 8.5 million tonnes (mt) of boric acid equivalent to 21.5mt. There are plans for more exploration, with a 50-year operation now possible. Know more about the company at https://bit.ly/3vMQaYB
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  • drLisatorres - NASDAQ: FEAM boosted its valuation to A$4.94/share (from A$3.40 before) due to higher Boric Acid pricing estimates. While EV/EBITDA comparable multiples show possible rerating from a US listing, the delivery of major economic review advancements provides upside to our valuation.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - As per MST Access report- In the United States, the NASDAQ: FEAM has started a large-scale investor outreach and non-deal marketing campaign.
  • martinezcharles660 - The Defense Protection Act will encourage the development and processing of minerals and commodities such as lithium, boron, cobalt, graphite, and manganese, which are utilised in large-capacity batteries. NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady boron plant (with lithium as a byproduct) is well positioned to gain from this strategy.
  • smithjamess221 - With the US government establishing policies to source important minerals from domestic sources, NASDAQ: FEAM is excellently positioned for these major themes.
05/04/22 - 12:39 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron is an essential component in the production of neodymium magnets. Neodymium magnets are a strong type of permanent magnet made up of neodymium, iron, and boron. Iron is the most important element in a neodymium magnet by weight, while boron is the least important, accounting for only 1%. NASDAQ: FEAM is very well to become a North American leader in the extraction and production of global borates in the long run, a key input in downstream boron refinement into products incorporated in high-end NdFeB magnetics used in EV powertrains and other EV applications.
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  • smithjamess221 - The use of these magnets in PMSMs has allowed for a more efficient and cleaner production process, which will lead to even better results as we move forward with this technology.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - These magnets, which can be found in electric vehicles and other technologies alike for their ability to capture energy from electrical currents with great efficiency are often referred by different names such as NdFeB or Neo.
  • drLisatorres - NASDAQ: FEAM's most appealing economic opportunity, noting the use of boron-containing compounds (specifically ferro boron/boron carbide), as well as iron (Fe), neodymium/praseodymium (NdPr), and other trace elements.
  • martinezcharles660 - Boron is also used in rare earth magnetics, such as Neodymium permanent magnets (also known as NdFeB, Neo, or NIB).
05/03/22 - 12:47 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • As a boron producer, it stands to reason that NASDAQ: FEAM would look to add value to its SOP by including boron. The University of Connecticut was commissioned by 5E to conduct crop trials of its SOP+B fertilizer, testing the yield of broccoli and tomatoes. Read more about this on https://seekingalpha.com/article/4503319-5e-advanced-materials-the-best-way-to-play-an-emerging-market
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  • Anderson_Mark2248 - When looking at the SOP market, it's critical to understand the MOP market and, in particular, its price.
  • martinezcharles660 - Compass Minerals (CMP) has signed a letter of intent with the company to take over sales and marketing of SOP from NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady Borate Mine. Compass Minerals is North America's largest producer of SOP.
  • drLisatorres - While tomato yields only improved slightly when compared to regular SOP fertiliser in some samples, broccoli yields more than doubled during the experiment.
  • smithjamess221 - These two crops were chosen because California, where NASDAQ: FEAM is based, produces 92% of the broccoli and 90% of the tomatoes in the United States, and both crops are sensitive to chlorides.
05/02/22 - 01:08 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • As per Seeking Alpha, It is critical to understand the financial risk posed to NASDAQ: FEAM since it is the most prevalent and serious risk posed to mining juniors. Mr. Tausch said the small-scale boric acid plant, which will produce a few thousand tons of boric acid per year, is larger than a normal pilot facility and is an important component of NASDAQ: FEAM's de-risking activities.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Because the NASDAQ: FEAM has already become key infrastructure, the application procedure to government programmes can likely be accelerated because the company and its planned activities have already been thoroughly reviewed.
  • drLisatorres - With the corporation going so far as to remove Chinese suppliers from its project last year, it is a very good target for the US' drive to reduce its reliance on China for vital commodities.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - De-risking will cost between $40 and $50 million to implement, which, given the NASDAQ: FEAM's $55.84 million in cash by the end of 2021, means it is already completely financed.
  • smithjamess221 - With a current market value of roughly $1.084 billion, the firm is far too small to raise all of that money through shares.
05/01/22 - 12:50 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The prevailing consensus appears to be that the boron market will increase slowly but not at a dizzying speed. Boron's CAGR of 7% till 2027 isn't exactly shattering records, but it's not awful either. However, this does not convey the entire picture of the boron demand problem. Boron production is gradually decreasing as current sources are depleted, resulting in a demand mismatch. To address the issue of boron supply shortages, NASDAQ: FEAM has established its Fort Cady mining project, which is intended to meet market demand for boron.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Solar panels, neodymium magnets, and improvements in innovative materials all provide exponential growth potential that aims to significantly reduce the element's dependency on existing revenue streams.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - As per Seeking Alpha Report- The glass and ceramics manufacturers account for almost half of boron's commercial utilization and fertilizer accounts for around 20%, there is plenty of space for expansion with boron's growing uses.
  • drLisatorres - NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady is the world's largest boron resource, with the firm focusing on ores that can be further processed into high-value specialty and advanced materials.
04/29/22 - 01:10 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • According to Seeking Alpha NASDAQ: FEAM signed a letter of intent with Borman Specialty Materials late last year, stating that the two companies will "work towards a contractual agreement for the supply of Boric Acid, and other Boron specialities."
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  • drLisatorres - Although no amount has been decided upon, it is encouraging to see NASDAQ: FEAM's  signing up large clients on its road to commercial production.
  • smithjamess221 - Borman is the sole manufacturer of boron trichloride in the United States, a chemical used in semiconductors, LED and LCD displays, epoxy resins, medicines, and boron fibres.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - How is Borman involved here and how much quantity is decided?
04/28/22 - 01:12 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • According to Seeking Alpha, NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady boric acid mining project was divided into parts. While the first phase of production was divided into three phases in the most current DFS, the business has subsequently said that it intends to consolidate Phases 1A through 1C into a single phase. There is even the possibility of making it a two-phase project by merging Phases 1 and 2.
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  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM has already signed a company to finish Phase 1 of its project, and it is scheduled to commence production with a small-scale boric acid manufacturing unit by the end of the year.
  • smithjamess221 - Phase 3 will add the same amount as Phase 2, bringing the total capacity to 450,000 tons of boric acid and 400,000 tons of SOP per year, with space for growth.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Phase 1 will produce 90,000 tons of boric acid per year and 80,000 tons of SOP per year. In Phase 2, 180,000 tons of boric acid and 160,000 tons of SOP will be added.
04/27/22 - 01:17 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Seeking Alpha states that the drilling at the NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady project is expected to start soon, and given the historical samples available to the business, there is a considerable resource growth. The business anticipates that just eight to ten holes will be required to move the resources into the measured & indicated category, which is necessary for inclusion in the DFS and mine plan. Read more about this on https://seekingalpha.com/article/4503319-5e-advanced-materials-the-best-way-to-play-an-emerging-market
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  • smithjamess221 - The upcoming Economic Impact Study (EIS) or BFS-like document will be comparable to a Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) in that it will contain a high level of detail regarding the project's characteristics.
  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM anticipates releasing a new Economic Impact Study or similar BFS-like study for its Fort Cady project in mid-2022, in which the company will likely showcase a large-scale, greenfield boric acid plant.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM plans to begin commercialising its larger-scale plant in the near future, with a targeted ramp to run-rate boric acid capacity of 500KsTPY by 2H27.
04/26/22 - 02:49 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron's application in EVs, according to Seeking Alpha, isn't restricted to permanent magnets. According to NASDAQ, different boron compounds account for 2.5% to 3%, or 46 kg to 50 kg, of an EV's weight. The EV market is expected to grow from roughly 6.3 million units sold in 2021 to between 26.8 million and 34.8 million by 2030. To meet the boron demand NASDAQ: FEAM intends to conduct boric acid mining activities using its wholly-owned Fort Cady asset, a very unique resource base comprised of an extremely thick seam of colemanite.
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  • smithjamess221 - NASDAQ: FEAM's first output focus for Fort Cady, boric acid, is a market currently controlled by a duopolistic structure led by Eti Maden, which supplies 60-65% of worldwide boric acid from Turkey.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The boric acid generated by the ISL mining method at Fort Cady, NASDAQ: FEAM will have strategic options with this environmentally friendly and cost-effective production process including vertical integration into a downstream refining plant to create these higher-priced compounds internally for end-use in other new or already proven applications such as permanent magnets used on electric cars, power trains, hydrogen fuel cells which can be an alternative energy source across many industries
  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM's most appealing economic possibility, highlighting that boron-containing compounds (particularly ferro boron/boron carbide) are used, together with iron (Fe), neodymium/praseodymium (NdPr), and other trace elements, to make permanent magnets for use in electric cars (EVs).
04/25/22 - 03:38 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The future of boron is bright with many opportunities for growth. The element has been used in glass and ceramic manufacture, but it can also be found as a component of fertilizers or solar panels that provide exponential increases to how much this recyclable material contributes to our daily lives. With its strong position in the global market for borates, NASDAQ: FEAM is well-positioned to take advantage of rising demand. The company holds a unique competitive advantage because it owns mining operations as well an asset that produces boric acid.
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  • martinezcharles660 - The material's strong heat resistance and hardness make it ideal for aircraft applications.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boron's usage in glass extends to solar panels, where it plays an important role. While silicon is commonly regarded as the most critical component of a PV solar panel, boron is maybe the second most crucial since it is responsible for the generation of an electrical charge.
  • smithjamess221 - The need for boron is on the rise and the US government is starting to recognize its importance. One such participant in this effort, NASDAQ: FEAM clearly emerges as another key player within US efforts to strengthen our domestic supply chains of critical materials
04/22/22 - 09:32 PM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Permanent magnets are used for power generation via turbines, which are tangentially connected to EVs. As current infrastructure is updated and new infrastructure is built, expansion in the wind and hydro energy generation appears to offer dependable sources of growth for permanent magnets. NASDAQ: FEAM is preparing to extract and produce global borates, with long-term downstream boron refinement into goods used in high-end NdFeB magnetics used in EV powertrains.
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  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM's longer-term goal of establishing a vertically integrated boron advanced materials business which might include high-value derivative materials such as oxides, nitrides, halides, carbide.
  • smithjamess221 - The market for permanent magnets is predicted to rise to $23.4 billion by 2027, from $16.4 billion in 2021.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - By aiding in crankshaft rotation, permanent magnets can improve fuel economy. Other specialized uses include the manufacture of different electronics, disc drives, and actuators.
04/22/22 - 03:24 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • With the evolution of very durable ceramics, new material science has broadened the market for boron goods. Boron carbide is the third-strongest known material and has a wide range of applications, including tank armour and bulletproof vests, as well as control rods in nuclear power plants. NASDAQ: FEAM intends to become a fully integrated provider of boron advanced materials (Boron+), with potential product families including a variety of high-value oxides, halides, nitrides, carbides, and other materials that we believe will have a significant 'multiplier effect' on the initial 500KsTPY boron project's revenue and EBITDA.
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  • martinezcharles660 - The U.S., with its strategic location and world-class assets, is in an excellent position to capitalize on this rare resource that will be of great benefit not only for today but also into the future!
  • smithjamess221 - Borate's use in pottery/ceramics may be dated back many centuries to China, and it is still widely used today as a vital element in ceramic and enamel glazes for affixing surfaces and improving product durability and shine.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The current value of NASDAQ: FEAM is extremely promising, considering the enormous politically/socially driven tailwinds toward increasing EV adoption and renewable power generation, as well as a strong feeling of urgency to minimize offshore reliance on several crucial minerals.
04/21/22 - 03:05 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • In 2021, two companies in southern California produced borates, and the majority of boron goods used in the United States were created in the United States. Boron production declined in 2021 compared to 2020. The major boron producer extracted borate ores containing the minerals kernite, tincal, and ulexite using open pit techniques and ran related compound factories. Given the unique and fragile global borates supply chain, NASDAQ: FEAM obviously emerges as another crucial stakeholder in the United States' endeavour to strengthen our domestic boron supply chains.
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  • smithjamess221 - With the rapid adoption of electric vehicles, NASDAQ: FEAM is helping lead the future into an era where traditional and decarbonization-focused boron applications drive 10x consumption growth by 2050.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM is highly encouraging, given the significant politically and socially driven tailwind towards greater EV adoption as well renewable power generation.
  • martinezcharles660 - Elemental properties make these materials critical for everyday life. They are essential across a wide range of applications and can be replaced with limited substitutions, so they're always in demand!
04/20/22 - 01:07 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • NASDAQ: FEAM is a unique platform and opportunity that offers investors both attractive valuation metrics as well exposure to this thriving industry. The company is profitable when combine with significant EBITDA margins. This means it can easily cover its cost of investment needed for future growth, while also returning investments back into more projects which will increase profits even further!
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  • martinezcharles660 - NASDAQ: FEAM plans to become vertically integrated with a focus on control of inputs, intellectual property, and processes as well as downstream partnerships to provide a more complete picture for investors.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - NASDAQ: FEAM has a clear path to building an advanced materials business and strong momentum into U.S listing with milestones completed so far!
  • drLisatorres - The U.S-based company NASDAQ: FEAM provides access to a rare, low cost resource that is located in an advantageous geographic location and has been designated as critical infrastructure by the government of America
04/19/22 - 03:17 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • 5E Advanced Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEAM) has entered into a research partnership agreement with Georgetown University for the development of boron-based materials research in permanent magnets. According to the terms of the agreement, 5E will collaborate with Georgetown in the exploration of boron-based new magnetic materials.
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  • drLisatorres - Earth-abundant elements like boron can be used to enhance the performance of permanent magnets. This research effort focuses on exploring these materials, which may lead us towards a new generation high density and/or stronger magnet for devices.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Permanent Magnets are an essential component of many high-growth future-facing and conventional applications, including electric cars. Wind turbines use them for energy storage or as part of their rotors; they can also be found in robotics.
  • martinezcharles660 - This study provides an opportunity to generate intellectual property and commercialization opportunities for 5E in the fabrication of boron-enhanced permanent magnets.
04/18/22 - 03:31 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The life of the NASDAQ: FEAM’s Fort Cady mine has been extended to a whopping 21 years! The company's most recent mineral resource estimate (MRE) published in November 2021 suggests that its potential for exploration could go beyond this timeframe.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Davidson anticipates that funding for NASDAQ: FEAM's Fort Cady project will come from a number of sources, including equity, debt/project financing, and possibly government loans/grants.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The anticipated upcoming "Economic Impact Study" or BFS-like document is expected to contain a high degree of detail about the project’s parameters, processes, and output expectations. In addition, it may offer more analysis on potential financing arrangements for raising capital – similar in nature to those analyzed during DFS stages but perhaps with even greater insight into various economic factors affecting decision-making at company levels across industries worldwide.
  • smithjamess221 - The company anticipates publishing a new economic impact study or comparable BFS (Bankable Feasibility Study) report for its Fort Cady project around mid-2022, in which NASDAQ: FEAM will likely emphasize an expansion with a planned production capacity of 500KsTPY.
04/15/22 - 11:04 PM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The forces of decarbonization are forcing North American borates producers to adapt. The production outlook for 5E Advanced Materials' boron-based products, in particular, has gained considerable momentum due primarily driven by an increase in critical mineral demands toward sustainability initiatives this trend was complemented by greater attention paid towards rare earth minerals that have been sourced through their BUY rated MP Material's current multiple which stands at 20x EV/ EBITDA, 2023. This has created a more favorable atmosphere for 5E to obtain financial backing from institutions located in the United States.
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  • martinezcharles660 - With its convenient location, 5E Advanced Materials Fort Cady asset is a material and needed source of incremental borates supply in the U.S.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The 5E Advanced Materials Fort Cady asset base offers great prospects for co-products, such as lithium carbonate and SOP. This will enhance the return profile on these materials while maintaining relative cost curves with respect to other more valuable products in their portfolio.
  • drLisatorres - In late 2020, 5E Advanced Materials announced that they were pursuing a secondary listing on NASDAQ through American Depositary Receipts (ADRs). IN 2022 they listed on NASDAQ with the ticker name FEAM. This will make their equity more accessible to US-based investors.
04/15/22 - 02:35 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • 5E Advanced Materials, formerly known as American Pacific Borates Limited, is an ASX-listed company that raised AUD15 million (USD $12 million) in its first public offering (IPO) on July 27th, 2017. The company was founded to conduct boric acid mining operations at its totally owned Fort Cady property.
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  • drLisatorres - The company will continue to offer CHESS Depositary Interests (CDIs) on the ASX as a secondary listing. The direct listing was accomplished by a "scheme" in which ASX-listed shares were transferred to a new parent company, 5E Advanced Materials, Inc, and American Pacific Borates became a completely owned subsidiary of that company. Prior owners had the option of receiving either (1) one 5E NASDAQ-listed share for every ten ASX shares owned, or (2) one 5E ASX-listed CDI for every ASX share held.
  • martinezcharles660 - On March 15th, 5E Advanced Materials was successfully listed on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol FEAM, which was a logical move because it allows 5E to fulfill funding needs.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The company has raised an additional $96 million since its IPO, mostly through PIPE issuances and convertible debt borrowings, the most recent of which is a $27 million PIPE placement on November 23rd, 2021.
04/14/22 - 01:16 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • According to Davidson's 5E Advanced Material Peer Table of $30, NASDAQ: FEAM has a $2.9B enterprise value this figure assumes $1.5B in eventual financing realizing the project may be funded with a combination of debt/project finance, equity, partnership capital, government loans/grants, and other sources or some combination. NASDAQ: FEAM has not yet raised such capital. It is expected that CAPEX will be required to scale Fort Cady's run-rate production.
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  • smithjamess221 - This group is believed to be the most suitable since the estimated 5E Advanced Material's long-term profitability for its Fort Cady boric acid (and lithium) project is most comparable to this peer set vs. a group comprising of more 'conventional' miner peers (such as CLF, BHP, RIO, and others).
  • jenniferramirez3232 - @Anderson_Mark2248- Davidson's Peer Table represents a valuation at 8.0x EV/EBITDA using this 2023 present value calculation, compared to average multiples of 16x its decarbonization-focused miner peer group (MP, ALB, LTHM, and others) — or a 50% discount to the peer group.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - What does Davidson’s Report Peer Table represent?
  • drLisatorres - Davidson's 2H27 run-rate EBITDA is worth $360M in 2023 USD when discounted at 8% (the same rate utilized in the company's eDFS).
04/13/22 - 01:25 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • 5E Advanced Materials, Inc was formed and listed in Australia (previously traded on the ASX under the ticker "ABR"), but recently re-domiciled to the United States and obtained a primary listing on the NASDAQ under the ticker FEAM. In terms of 5E's operations at its Fort Cady asset, the firm has already completed its core exploration efforts; obtained the necessary operating licenses to commence mining and concentrating boric acid produced by its ISL process.
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  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boric acid, at the moment, and its specialty material extracts, represent 5E's most attractive economic opportunity, noting that boron-containing compounds (ferro boron/boron carbide specifically) are used, along with iron (Fe), neodymium/praseodymium (NdPr), and other trace elements, to manufacture permanent magnets for use in EVs, wind turbines and other applications.
  • martinezcharles660 - 5E intends to use a very unique (among its current borates peers) non-open pit process called In-Situ Leach (ISL) Mining (a.k.a. solution mining) to extract boric acid from drill-holes for its Fort Cady mining operations.
  • smithjamess221 - 5E Advanced Materials, Fort Cady primary asset with a near-term timeline towards borates production, benefits greatly from its Southern California location, in a market where significant global borates supply (as much as 60% to 65%) has traditionally been sourced from Turkey, including 84 percent of U.S. boric acid/refined borates imports.
04/12/22 - 01:08 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Given the unique and vulnerable global borates supply chain, 5E Advanced Materials clearly emerges as a significant player in the United States endeavour to strengthen its domestic supply chains of vital minerals - on par with rare earth elements, lithium, and battery cathode/anode materials.
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  • drLisatorres - According to a collaborative study conducted by Ford and the University of Michigan and released on March 4th of this year, light-duty passenger EVs create 64% less life-cycle emissions than equivalent ICE cars.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - According to the most recently released EPA data, our huge energy shift in ground transportation, which accounts for 29% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (inside the transportation sector, cars accounted for 82% of the total), is one of numerous drivers behind this feeling of urgency for on-shoring essential minerals supply (2019).
  • smithjamess221 - The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) categorised 5E's Fort Cady asset as "Critical Infrastructure." This recognition aims to (1) increase 5E's exposure as a key provider of important borates materials to a variety of domestic uses, and (2) expand 5E's capacity to create sustainable private-public sector collaborations with government organisations tasked with supporting critical infrastructure projects.
04/11/22 - 12:39 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron is a major element in pesticides that control pests including ants, spiders, beetles, moths, cockroaches, and others. Most boron-based insecticides are less harmful than traditional pesticides since they do not affect the nervous system or cause skin irritation, and they are also more environmentally friendly.
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  • drLisatorres - Borates can boost crop yields by 30 to 40 percent in soils with acute boron shortages. 5E Advanced Materials is offering a global supply chain of boron+ advanced materials to address the need for boron for agricultural purposes.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boron/borates have been an essential element for plants and agricultural crops since the early 1920s, with small concentrations critical to both growth and development.
  • smithjamess221 - Insecticides are classified into three types: liquids, powders, and granules; boron-based compounds can be found in all three.
04/08/22 - 03:50 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • 5E advanced materials to extract boric acid from drill holes, the company plans to use a rather unique non-open pit process termed In-Situ Leach (ISL) Mining (a.k.a. solution mining) for its Fort Cady mining operations. This mining procedure has been demonstrated with a variety of minerals, including bromine, uranium, and copper, and it is worth mentioning that this technology is used to recover virtually all bromine and uranium. More information on https://bit.ly/3rQD7D2
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  • martinezcharles660 - 5E will have strategic flexibility with the boric acid generated at Fort Cady via its ISL mining method, including the ability to sell boric acid "as-is" to downstream refiners that make boron carbide, which is utilised by PMSM producers to make EV motors.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Concerning other ESG-related issues, they believe Fort Cady does not intrude on any Native American territory or holy places.
  • drLisatorres - 5E highlight the significant ESG-related advantages ISL mining provides over competing open-pit operations, most especially the avoidance of severe changes to the site's environment which may be very disruptive to the surrounding ecosystem, including plants and wildlife.
04/07/22 - 12:58 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Borophenes have high in-plane elasticity as well as high strength.
    https://borates.today/borophene-discovered-accident/
    In some combinations, the anisotropic structure of these materials can make them more resilient and flexible than graphene. Boron nanotubes, for example, have a stronger two-dimensional Young's modulus than any other known carbon or noncarbon nanostructure.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Borophene is also used in medicines. It is thought that this can be employed as an anti-radar device, which means that it will not be detected by radar.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Borophene's greater flexibility than graphene may make it appealing for flexible electronics; experts also anticipate that its superconductivity may make it appropriate for the creation of next-generation wearable gadgets, biomolecule sensors, and quantum computers.
  • drLisatorres - Borophene's unusual features suggest that it will find use in electronic sensors, semiconductors, and tribological devices.
04/06/22 - 03:11 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron Nitride Nanotubes (BNNTs) are one of the most attractive possibilities for commercialising this research due to their unique physical features.
    https://borates.today/boron-wearable/
    BNNTs are already being employed in a variety of industries including as electronics, energy, biology, and medicine. Because they conduct electricity so well, they have been promoted as a new high-performance electrode material for supercapacitors.
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  • Anderson_Mark2248 - A BNNT made of amorphous boron has a crystalline structure and resistance as well as a resistance window. With a high-density boron layer, the hBN film is also transparent.
  • drLisatorres - The transparent and flexible device is made up of 0D quantum dots layered vertically between 2D hexagonal h-BN nanomaterials. Even when bent, the developed device retains more than 80% transparency and memory operation.
  • smithjamess221 - The researchers created a transparent ultra-thin memory device using two-dimensional boron-based nanomaterials. Traditional 2D nanomaterials have weak carrier trapping qualities, but boron and cadmium nitride composites have good trapping properties.
04/05/22 - 12:40 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron fibre, also known as boron filament, is an amorphous element of B5 by-product that serves as a key industrial use for elemental (free) boron.
    https://borates.today/boron-fiber/
    Boron fibres are produced to strengthen the stiffness of synthetic materials, whereas glass fibre was previously largely employed to reinforce fusion. Boron fibres compete with high-modulus carbon fibres, which are stronger and less costly.
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  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boron fibres are utilised in commercial applications for leisure products to reinforce and offer flexibility for golf clubs and fishing rods; boron fibres are also used for stiff golf shafts, tennis rackets, and bicycle frames.
  • drLisatorres - Boron fibre production yields high strength, lightweight fibres that are widely used in aerospace applications in various US military aircraft, including the F-14 Tomcat fighter aircraft, the F-15, and the US Space Shuttle.
  • smithjamess221 - Boron fibres compete with high-modulus carbon fibres, which are stiffer and less expensive.
04/04/22 - 12:04 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • Boron has a rather high inherent energy density. It is cheap, plentiful, and stable, making it an excellent choice for solid rocket fuels and as an addition for jet fuels to boost energy production.
    https://borates.today/boron-rocket-fuel/
    The oxide shell and its impurities, on the other hand, render boron unreliable near the ignition point. Efforts are being made to overcome these contaminants so that boron fuel may be used more generally in space flight.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Boron carbide is an excellent fuel component for solid rocket propellants. It can also be used in the creation of a bipropellant that functions based on boron and nitrogen compounds, which provides efficient engine capabilities to any spacecraft or propel vehicle alike!
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boron carbide is a mineral that has some interesting properties. For example, it releases energy upon combustion and can be easily manufactured with well-known electric furnace techniques!
  • smithjamess221 - The boron and nitrogen in the bipropellent help it produce large quantities of hot gases within seconds. These are useful for many purposes, including giving thrust necessary to launch rockets efficiently!
04/01/22 - 01:06 AM jenniferramirez3232 created a new post.
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  • The impact of the physical climate risk is already affecting our lives. Boron, a low-cost and sustainable solution to help control these effects has been considered essential by researchers who want global warming solved.
    https://borates.today/boron-and-climate-risk/
    It can be used as an ingredient in creating one or more hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) with fewer greenhouse gas emissions than current HFCs found throughout air conditioning systems refrigerators etc., which will make them better for the environment too.
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  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boron is important in preventing CO2 emissions from entering the atmosphere. It is critical for any company or country seeking an alternate energy source.
  • smithjamess221 - The development of these boron-based fuels is a critical step in our economy's decarbonization. However, several obstacles should be overcome before this fuel source is widely used.
  • drLisatorres - Nuclear power developments are reacting to the rising need for decarbonization. Boron-based fuels have the potential to be a viable alternative to uranium-based fuels. It's because they're useful without being enriched.
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  • Boron combined with silicon dioxide creates toughened glass that is extraordinarily robust when compared to regular soda-lime glass, which is used in windows and low-cost bottles.
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    Boron is a fundamental element in important glassware for industrial and scientific purposes, therefore the toughened glass sector owes a debt of gratitude to it. Because of its toughness and low coefficient of thermal expansion, it can endure shocks and fast temperature fluctuations far better than standard soda-lime glass.
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  • martinezcharles660 - The foundation elements of Gorilla Glass are a blend of fine powders, comprising limestone, sand, and sodium borate.
  • drLisatorres - The properties of glass with Boron to generate a variety of technical glasses for applications ranging from laboratory glass to glass substrates for high-performance displays and protective glass used in mobile phone devices.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boron is also used in cubic boron nitride, which is used to make cutting tools for toughened glass. To cut holes and shape the glass, cubic boron nitride (CBN) and diamond tools are required. Cubic boron nitride is a synthetic abrasive with qualities close to the diamond, most notably hardness.
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  • Hydrogen-boron fusion energy is an interesting prospective energy source for transportation and automobiles.
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    There has been significant concern in recent years about getting adequate supply of lithium and cobalt for electric vehicles and replacing many of the two billion diesel/petrol vehicles on the road today.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Boron and hydrogen together might pose a serious danger to Li-ion technology, allowing hydrogen to bridge the gap at breakneck speed.
  • smithjamess221 - An entirely new type of fuel – Hydrogen-Boron fuel, for example, might allow EVs to go up to 80,000 miles on a single charge, according to studies.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Lithium-ion batteries are found in our phones, laptops, and, increasingly, electric cars. Wind turbines and solar panels will also be used to power our green energy future, which will need the use of massive battery cells to store the electricity.
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  • Boron can be utilized in military lighting. It can also be used in conjunction with an oxidizer to substitute barium in commercial green light-emitting pyrotechnics.
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    Boron can also be used to replace barium compounds in green light-emitting pyrotechnics. This is a low-cost answer to the long-standing challenge of generating ecologically friendly green light emitters that operate well. Both the military and the commercial fireworks industries rely on the expense of new pyrotechnic formulae.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Barium is the chemical that causes pyrotechnics to glow green, but it is dangerous. This may be solved by replacing Boron carbide for barium nitrate.
  • drLisatorres - Boron carbide is a good substitute for barium nitrate. It checks all the boxes: lengthy burn periods, great luminous intensities, and exceptional spectral purity.
  • smithjamess221 - Boron carbide is a fuel and colourant that is used with a potassium-nitrate oxidant or an epoxy binder. This environmentally friendly composition is extremely resistant to friction, impact, and electrostatic discharge, as well as having exceptional thermal stability.
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  • Boron is classified as a metalloid. Amorphous metalloids are brown, but crystalline metalloids are black and brittle. Boron's three valence electrons allow it to be converted into boric acid, sodium borate, and ultra-hard crystal boron carbide.
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    Borons contribute to decarbonization by eliminating carbon from coal and natural gas. As a result, boron carbide is employed in the capture of carbon neutrons since it has several industrial uses. Boron interacts with calcium oxide to create hydrogen and water vapour.

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  • martinezcharles660 - Because of its great thermal stability, porous Boron Nitride is a good adsorbent material. It has a large surface area as well. This material has been studied for a variety of purposes, including water purification, carbon dioxide capture, and oil spill cleanup.
  • smithjamess221 - Boron Nitride's porous structure enables it to be employed as a drug delivery nanocarrier. Although the porosity of Boron Nitride is difficult to manage, it has huge ramifications for drug delivery and adsorption performance.
  • drLisatorres - Boron Nitride has a similar structure to activated carbon. With its porous structure, boron nitride may capture big hydrocarbons and other gaseous molecules.
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  • The use of boron nitride as an excellent photocatalyst for the degradation process has been proven helpful in treating dirty water.
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    The method only takes about one hour and can reduce PFAS levels found within our lakes, rivers or other bodies that are sources to drinking-water pollution like wastewater treatment plants.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Boron Nitride is a kind of organic metal oxide that degrades PFAS into carbon dioxide and fluoride salts.
  • smithjamess221 - PFAs are toxic and have been linked to the development of cancer. However, the substance is rapidly being used in a variety of applications. The EPA has even required that PFOAs be eliminated from drinking water.
  • drLisatorres - Boron nitride has not proven efficient in degrading GenX, which is as hazardous to the environment. Fortunately, scientists are working on ways to boost the catalyst's potency.
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  • The difference between blue diamonds and regular clear ones is quite remarkable. https://borates.today/boron-blue-diamonds/
    They have an additional colour element, which causes them to be contaminated with trace amounts of Boron in their lattice structure; this gives rise not only on visual appeal but also to increased value as these fancy colours are rarer than those present within the other crystal structures.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Blue diamonds are rare and valuable because they crystallize with water-bearing minerals from the seabed. These special substances make up only about 0.02% of mined diamonds.
  • smithjamess221 - The Hope Diamond is one of the rarest and most valuable diamonds in existence because it was given its blue hue by boron.
  • drLisatorres - Boron is a highly concentrated element that can be found in upper continental crust, less than 20 km below sea level. The presence of this mineral makes it very rare and only present at certain depths where diamonds form too!
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  • The discovery of a new material that is even stronger and more flexible than graphene has scientists excited. Borophene was first synthesized in 2015 by researchers at the University of California, Riverside as part teaching semester for their classes on crystalline materials science.' https://borates.today/borophene-discovered-accident/
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  • martinezcharles660 - The borophene market is an intriguing and ever-growing sector of our world. It has many different applications, such as electronic circuits or solar cells for example - but it also provides us with some unique insights into how to store energy from renewable sources.
  • smithjamess221 - Scientists have been fascinated by the unique properties of borophene. This material is much better at conducting electricity than any other substance and it can be applied in electronic sensors, semiconductors or tribological devices because of this amazing quality!
  • drLisatorres - Borophene is a new form of matter that has been synthesized for the first time in 2015. It's even stronger and more flexible than graphene, but it also charges three times as fast!
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  • Substrate-dependent controlled nutrient transporters can be employed to assist roots in removing some of the muck from their roots.

    A regulatory circuit inside cells and coordinated activity across the tissue are required for the system.

    Boron is necessary for plant growth but harmful at large amounts, which is why it serves as a model for such systems. NIPs and BORs have unique polarities and play important roles in boron absorption in plants.

    Although boron concentrations in soil are steady, it is noteworthy to note that both transporters and their regulation are quite fast.

    Through mathematical modelling, slower control of these transporters results in a reduction in oscillatory behaviour.
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  • davidgarcia27 - Plant root uptake of nutrients like nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) is essential for the survival of the plant. These nutrients are taken up by the root via diffusion through the apoplast or symplast.
  • jessicaallen33 - It is involved in various cellular processes including photosynthesis, respiration, nitrogen fixation, protein synthesis, carbohydrate metabolism, hormone production, and maintenance of cell wall integrity.
  • andrewjackson6626 - Plant root development is an intricate process involving many factors including water, nutrients and hormones.
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  • When the boundary of an oceanic tectonic plate (approximately 100 kilometres thick) collapses, the plate dips into the Earth's deep mantle.

    Boron and other minerals have therefore been transported from the Earth's surface layers to depths of about 700 kilometres. Kimberlite eruptions then carried the diamonds to the surface. https://borates.today/boron-blue-diamonds/

    Despite the supposed curse of the Hope Diamond, blue diamonds have yet to become a significant part of world culture. However, the blue diamond has surpassed the yellow diamond as the most sought-after jewel at auction as of 2015. In an unexpected move, Hong Kong businessman Joseph Lau purchased a 9.75 carat "Zoe" diamond for his daughter Zoe, whom he named it after.
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  • Campbell_Carol - The largest known blue diamond is the Cullinan I, which weighs 1,111.35 carats and measures 45.60 x 33.50 x 26.40 millimetres. It was found in South Africa in 1905 and cut into three gems: the Cullinan II, the Daffodil and the Orlov.
  • drLisatorres - The first known blue diamond was discovered in 1869 in South Africa. It was cut into a brilliant cushion shape weighing. Today, there are more than 2,000 known blue diamonds with a total estimated value of over $100 billion.
  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The stone was sold by Sotheby's in New York City on June 12, 2017, for $53 million. The buyer is unknown.
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  • Boron has been identified on Mars by the Curiosity rover team, much to the delight of Benner and many other scientists. The presence of Boron becomes increasingly apparent as Curiosity climbs the mountain in the core of Gale Crater. Boron may also be discovered in rock veins, adding to the significance of Benner's discovery. https://borates.today/boron-universe/

    Water moved it through the crevices and deposited it roughly 3.5 billion years ago. "We uncovered an environment that is entirely compatible with what we believe to be favourable for the creation of life on Mars," Benner added. This is in addition to prior findings of phosphates, magnesium, peridot, carbon, and other essential components in Gale Crater.
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  • Campbell_Carol - Boron can form in several different ways. It can form from elements like silicon (Si) and oxygen (O), but it can also form from hydrogen (H2). When H2 reacts with O, it forms water molecules. These water molecules then react with each other to make more complex compounds.
  • drLisatorres - The boron-containing rocks are not necessarily habitable, but they could have supported microbial communities. They also provide a glimpse into how water might have interacted with Martian surface materials billions of years ago.
  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The water was a very important component in the formation of our planet. It allowed the Earth to form and grow into the habitable zone where life could develop. We are now discovering more about this vital element and its importance to us.
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  • Large amounts of lithium and, increasingly, boron are necessary in battery power to make the energy revolution viable, provide clean energy, and cut carbon emissions. When it comes to expanding battery manufacture in the United States, having a domestic supplier would be advantageous. Nevada's solitary lithium mine produces 5,000 tonnes of lithium per year, the most majority of which is exported. The United States Ioneer expects to make four times that much each year. While mining and producing lithium and boron provide significant benefits for critical industries, environmental degradation and species extinction must be addressed. As a result, the dispute over new mining projects between mining firms and environmental agencies continues. https://borates.today/sustainable-mining-boron-lithium/
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  • Campbell_Carol - The project will use a novel method to separate the lithium from the brine without using toxic chemicals or creating waste streams. The goal is to create a sustainable source of lithium that can be used in the production of rechargeable batteries for EVs and other applications.
  • drLisatorres - These batteries could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation by providing more than twice as many miles of range as today’s electric cars. DOE also awarded $1 million to the University of California San Diego for a project aimed at developing a low cost, environmentally friendly process for extracting lithium from brine sources.
  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the award of $2 million to support research into the development of advanced batteries with high energy density for electric vehicles (EV). This funding will enable researchers at seven universities across the country to develop new materials and processes for manufacturing next generation EV batteries.
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  • Mining operations can significantly reduce their CO2 when possible by replacing diesel engines with electric engines. The use of eco-friendly equipment can minimise the impact of mining on the environment. Changing to tires with better longevity and ROI in rock-strewn environments could reduce mining operations' rubber and plastic consumption while at the same time decreasing equipment costs. https://borates.today/valjevo-boron-lithium/
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  • smithjamess221 - They must also ensure that any waste produced during mining activities is disposed of properly. This includes the disposal of toxic chemicals and heavy metals which may pollute water sources or cause long-term damage to the environment.
  • drLisatorres - The environmental impacts of mining are significant, but there is a way to mitigate these effects. Mining companies need to be aware that they have an obligation to protect the environment as well as the health and safety of those working within them.
  • andrewjackson6626 - The future of mining is bright, but it's not without its challenges. As the industry continues to grow, so will the need for more efficient equipment. It's important that we continue to look into ways to improve our processes and technologies. If we do this, we'll be able to keep up with the ever increasing demand for minerals.
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  • Boron is frequently employed as a shielding, control, and safety material in nuclear reactors. Boron absorbs neutron radiation during fission and regulates the pace of the process, delaying or stopping it without itself fissioning. Boron, in addition to providing a clean, stable, and sustainable fuel for contemporary living, helps to make nuclear power safe. https://borates.today/boron-fukushima/

    Plant operators may manage the nuclear reaction rate and energy output by dissolving high-purity boric acid in the primary cooling circuit, which controls the amount of boric acid in the reaction environment. Borates can be used as corrosion inhibitors in specific cases where criticality has been achieved, as witnessed at Fukushima.
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  • smithjamess221 - Borax, sodium tetraborate decahydrate, is a compound with chemical formula Na2O·B2O3·10H2O. The mineral borate occurs naturally in many locations around the world.
  • drLisatorres - Boric acid is used in some types of glass andmica (e.g., mica paper). It is also used as an additive to improve the flow properties of certain plastics such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. Boric acid is used as a component of some fire retardants.
  • andrewjackson6626 - The use of boric acid as an antifreeze agent dates back to World War II when it was discovered that boric acid could be added to water to prevent freezing. In the 1950s, scientists began using boric acid to cool nuclear reactors because of its ability to absorb neutrons. Boric acid also provides a way to measure reactor core temperatures since it changes color from clear to yellowish-brown when heated above.
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  • Boron-doped SiO2 crystals have a high dielectric constant. It is caused by the creation of deep traps at the crystal surface. This may contribute to its application in high-frequency technologies. Boron-doped GaN has a low dielectric constant value. And it is the development of shallow traps that may contribute to their usage in optoelectronics. It can also be used as a dopant in high-temperature superconductors and ferroelectrics. It protects these materials from phase transitions at higher temperatures. https://borates.today/boron-value-advanced-materials/
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  • smithjamess221 - The first one is more stable than the second one. Boric acid forms salts with alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, transition metal cations, ammonium ion, and phosphorous. Due to its acidic properties, boric acid is widely used for glass production. Boric acid is often used as a source of boron for doping semiconductor materials.
  • drLisatorres - Boric acid (H3BO3) – H3BO3 is a white solid with melting point of −9° C., which decomposes above 500° C. It is soluble in water and alcohols. Its chemical formula is H3BO3. It contains two types of borate ions: BO32− and BO33
  • andrewjackson6626 - The boron concentration should not exceed 10−7 mol/cm3, otherwise it will cause crystallographic defects. The maximum permissible level of impurities in semiconductors is about 10−6 mol/cm3. In addition, the presence of oxygen or nitrogen causes an increase in the electrical conductivity of silicon.
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  • Boronated fiberglass is a type of fiberglass that has been infused with the element boron. The addition of boron makes the fiberglass stronger and more resistant to heat and fire. https://borates.today/boronated-fiberglass/

    Boronated fiberglass is often used in construction and engineering applications where its strength and resistance to fire are important. It can also be used in products that need to be lightweight and thermal-resistant, such as aircraft fuselages and spacecraft.

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  • Campbell_Carol - It can also be used in construction, transportation, and other industrial applications.
  • George851 - Boronated fiberglass is often used in applications where high levels of fire resistance or radiation protection are required, such as in nuclear power plants or military installations.
  • jessicaallen33 - Boronated fiberglass is a type of fiberglass that has been treated with boron. The addition of boron helps to improve the fire resistance of the fiberglass, and also makes it more effective at blocking radiation.
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  • Borates are naturally occurring boron-containing minerals (the fifth element on The Periodic Table). Boron may be found everywhere around us in rocks, soil, and water. Boron is necessary for plant development as well. Borates are also required for healthy eating habits and may be found in a wide range of products that contribute to a high level of living. Borates have been and will continue to be an important component of enamel and ceramic glazes for a long time. They are essential for securing glazes and maintaining their long-term durability. Manufacturers of glass, ceramics, and clay can increase output while reducing energy use. https://borates.today/boron-global-strategic-resource/
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  • andrewjackson6626 - In agriculture it is applied to crops and animals to help them grow faster and stronger. - In industry it is used to make steel, glass, and ceramics. - In the military it protects soldiers from bullets and shrapnel.
  • Campbell_Carol - Borates are also used to make glass and ceramics. Boric acid is one of the most common forms of boron. It has several uses including: - In medicine it is used to treat bone diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis.
  • smithjamess221 - It is needed by plants for growth. Boron is also required for healthy eating and drinking habits. Borates are used in many products such as toothpaste, mouthwash, detergent, and food additives.
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  • Routes may be disrupted or destroyed during wetter winters when roads flood or become impassable. This is because there is more water pouring off the snow into rivers and streams. Increase emergency response capacity so that local governments may be better prepared for extreme heat, storms, drought, and wildfires. Climate change is already occurring. https://borates.today/boron-and-climate-risk/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - Some believe that the agency needs to do more than just provide money and expertise; they say that FEMA should play a role in helping communities prepare for future natural disasters. For example, some people think that the agency could help states develop climate adaptation plans.
  • drLisatorres - In addition to providing federal funding and guidance, FEMA also provides training and technical assistance to state and local officials.
  • smithjamess221 - The United States has a long history of responding to disasters, but it’s not always been successful. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was created in 1979 as part of an effort to improve disaster management across the country.
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  • Semiconductors based on boron:  It is essential in semiconductors. It acts as a dopant, facilitating in electrical property modulation. It has the ability to boost an insulator's electrical conductivity. Boron allows electrons to act as massless particles in some materials, such as gallium arsenide. Boron adds to polymers, enhancing their dielectric strength. Examples include capacitors, wire insulation layers, and sealing gaskets. Discover the significance of boron in contemporary materials. https://borates.today/boron-value-advanced-materials/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - Being the 11th most abundant element in Earth's crust, boron makes up about 1% of the earth's atmosphere. Most of this boron is in the form of boron monoxide, which is colorless and odorless.
  • drLisatorres - Boron can be found in nature in three different oxidation states: +3, 0, and −5. In its most common form, boron exists in the +3 state, which means it has 3 free valence electrons. These electrons give boron its characteristic physical properties. For example, when boron atoms have 3 free valence electrons they tend to attract each other strongly by sharing pairs of these electrons together. This leads to a large volume of space inside the atom. When boron atoms lose one electron, the remaining two become unstable and try to find another electron to share with. As a result, the boron atom becomes negatively charged and attracts nearby positive ions.
  • smithjamess221 - Boron is a chemical element with symbol B (atomic number 5) and atomic weight 10.8. The name boron comes from the Latin word for "bronze" or "gold". Its properties are similar to those of carbon, but it is much more reactive. Boron is a metalloid that occurs naturally in several minerals, including boric acid, borate, and borax. Boron compounds are widely used in industry as catalysts, glass additives, flame retardants, pesticides, and insecticides. Boron also plays a role in human nutrition because it is incorporated into many proteins and enzymes.
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  • Boron is a powerful cleaner that can remove the most stubborn stains. Traditional dishwashing detergents are primarily on sodium metasilicate and sodium tripolyphosphate. Boron reduces water consumption and saves time by minimizing washing times. Anti-bacterial properties do not pose a threat to human health. It is highly hygiene-friendly and extends the laundry's useful life. https://borates.today/boron-green-cleaning/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The chemicals used in conventional dryers pollute our environment. Dryers also require large amounts of energy to operate. In contrast, borax is environmentally friendly and has no negative effects on humans or animals.
  • drLisatorres - The average American household uses about $1,000 per year in electricity costs. If you use your dryer less frequently, then you will be able to save money every month.
  • smithjamess221 - Dryers have become more popular than ever before, but they still take longer than drying by hand or in an open space. This is because of the energy required for heating up air inside the dryer. The heat from the dryer causes moisture to evaporate faster than it would if you were just hanging clothes out to dry.
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  • Boron is a mineral that is necessary for plant growth and development as well as agricultural soil. It's one of those minerals that just a few people have heard about. It may, nevertheless, be found throughout nature, from the makeup of soil to the sources of groundwater. It's also in fertilisers since plants need it as well. Borax is one of the most common boron-containing compounds used as a fertiliser. It helps plants grow and produce fruits and vegetables by assisting photosynthesis, cell division, and protein synthesis. The importance of boron in plants cannot be stressed, since it is necessary to avoid illnesses like Ergot fungus. https://borates.today/boron-in-agriculture/
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  • jessicaallen33 - In the Earth's crust - This includes all land areas except Antarctica. There are two parts of the Earth's crust which contain high amounts of boron: the granites and the eclogites. Granite is rock formed when molten magma cools slowly under pressure. Eclogites are metamorphosed volcanic rocks that were once oceanic plateaus. They occur deep within the Earth's mantle.
  • drLisatorres - Where Does Boron Occur?
  • martinezcharles660 - Boron is an element with atomic number 5. It was discovered in 1808 by Jöns Berzelius who named it after his brother, Carl Wilhelm, who had died earlier that year. Its symbol is B, its name means "Germanium" (from the Greek word germanos meaning "of Germany"), and its Latinized form is bergonium. Boron has been known since ancient times because it can be extracted from certain rocks such as granite and sometimes occurs naturally underground in small quantities.
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  • Boron Nanotubes (BNNTs) have exceptional mechanical, optical, and thermal properties. They are gaining a lot of attention from a variety of scientific fields since they appear to be a more promising nanomaterial than other nanotubes. In terms of features, BNNTs beat carbon nanotubes, according to a new study. For a range of environmental and energy-related applications, they have been widely explored. BNNTs have exceptional electrical insulation, wetness, mechanical strength, thermal resistance, and other properties. Electronics, medication delivery, nanomedicine, biomedicine, aircraft, energy, and the environment all benefit from these qualities. https://borates.today/boron/
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  • jessicaallen33 - The boron-nitrogen-carbon system is a new class of materials that has exceptional physical and chemical properties.
  • drLisatorres - This can be done by combining boron nitride with carbon or graphene. The combination of these two materials creates a triad of materials called “the Boron Nitrogen Carbon Triad” (BNC). These three materials work together to create a composite that is both conductive and chemically stable.
  • martinezcharles660 - Boron nitride is an excellent material for use in high temperature superconductors because it has a very low lattice mismatch with YBCO. It also has good chemical stability at high temperatures. Unfortunately, boron nitride is not as conductive as many people would like. To make this material useful, researchers must combine it with another material that will increase its conductivity.
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  • Boron steel is important in extrication because it has a tensile strength equivalent to titanium, making it excellent for emergencies when you need something sturdy and powerful enough to cut through metal or other materials to rescue people from dangerous circumstances. Boron steels are extensively employed as reinforcing components in the vehicle industry, such as around door frames and in reclining seats. By the mid-2000s, it was widely employed by European automakers. Since of its great strength and hardness, boron steel components posed a dilemma for accident site rescuers because they were resistant to many of the cutting devices available at the time (hydraulic shears). More information may be found at https://borates.today/boron-extraction-agent/.
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  • jessicaallen33 - Boron steel is a type of stainless steel with added boron. Boron steel is very hard and strong, and is used in industries such as oil drilling, shipbuilding, aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, etc. Because of this, it is often used in situations where corrosion resistance is required. Although boron steel is harder than carbon steel, it doesn't have the same level of toughness.
  • drLisatorres - Boron steel is also known as "titanium alloy" due to its similar properties to those of titanium. However, unlike titanium, which is extremely expensive, boron steel can be purchased relatively cheaply. This makes it a good material for industries where low cost is a priority.
  • martinezcharles660 - The first recorded use of boron steel was in the late 19th century, but it wasn't until the early 20th century that it became popular among engineers. In 1915, an American company called The United States Steel Corporation began producing boron steel. It was initially used only for high-strength applications like aircraft landing gear, but over time it expanded into more common uses like car bumpers and seat belts. Today, boron steel is still one of the most commonly used alloys in the automotive industry.
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  • Wood is a good material. They provide warmth, comfort, and attractiveness to our living spaces, as well as any other location where they are used. Throughout history, mankind has drawn inspiration from nature. Wood-decaying organisms such as fungus and bacteria might be discovered within, in addition to rotting furniture, decaying construction materials (such as siding), and wooden structures (such as decks). Unless the timbers have been boron-treated, of course. https://borates.today/boron-wood-products/
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  • jessicaallen33 - The first step towards making your own natural stain repellent solution is to find the right kind of wood for your project. If you're building an outdoor table, go with cedar. It's durable, rot-resistant, and naturally insect-free.
  • drLisatorres - You should clean up spills immediately with a mop or sponge, and wipe up excess water if needed. When cleaning, make sure not to scrub the surface because it could damage the finish. Instead, try to gently sweep away dirt and debris.
  • martinezcharles660 - The best way to maintain wood floors is by using them. If you don’t use your flooring, it will start to look worn out and damaged over time. It can also become slippery when wet, so make sure that you take care of this issue before it becomes too big.
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  • Our phones, computers, and, increasingly, electric automobiles all use lithium-ion batteries. Wind turbines and solar panels will also be used to power our green energy future, necessitating the need of enormous battery cells to store the electricity. As a result, lithium must be mined, but there is no guarantee that there will be enough raw material to fulfil demand. People have come up with a range of ways to address the world's energy storage demands since there will be no single answer until lithium-ion batteries are replaced. https://borates.today/boron-fuel/
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  • jessicaallen33 - The first commercial deposit of lithium was discovered in 1817 at Spöckenbach near Bad Kreuznach in Germany, where lithium carbonate occurs in association with spodumene (aluminum ore). Lithium minerals were obtained from the early 19th century onward, but they were not important because of their scarcity. However, this situation began to change in 1937 when the U.S. government started to mine lithium in Death Valley Nevada, which led to its increased production in World War II. Currently, only one country dominates lithium mining: China.
  • drLisatorres - In addition, it has been proposed as a replacement for other elements such as potassium, strontium, magnesium, calcium, barium, aluminum, tin, iron, copper, silver, gold, nickel, cobalt, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, osmium, and uranium.
  • martinezcharles660 - Lithium is an element found in abundance on Earth. It can be extracted from brine deposits or produced by electrolysis of sodium chloride (salt water) solutions. The most common source today is brines located deep underground in hard rock salt beds.
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  • Our phones, computers, and, increasingly, electric automobiles all use lithium-ion batteries. Wind turbines and solar panels will also be used to power our green energy future, necessitating the need of enormous battery cells to store the electricity. As a result, lithium must be mined, but there is no guarantee that there will be enough raw material to fulfil demand. People have come up with a range of ways to address the world's energy storage demands since there will be no single answer until lithium-ion batteries are replaced. https://borates.today/boron-fuel/
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  • drLisatorres - The borax plant (Phytoecia boraria) is a perennial herbaceous flowering plant species native to Europe, Asia, North Africa, and parts of Australia. It has been introduced elsewhere, including New Zealand, where it was originally cultivated as an ornamental plant. The common names include borage and borax bush. It grows to about 60 cm tall, with hairy foliage and small white flowers.
  • jessicaallen33 - How does Boric Acid work?
  • smithjamess221 - The first step in making a borate solution is to dissolve the salt in water. This can be done either through direct addition or by heating the salt and adding the water. Once dissolved, the solution is cooled before it is filtered. Filtering is necessary because the particles in the solution settle to the bottom. After filtering, the solution should be stored in a refrigerator.
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  • Boron is absorbed as boric acid, which may easily pass through cell membranes. Processes that either pump boron into or out of the membrane control the concentration of boron in a cell. The plant may prevent boron from entering the xylem and even pump it out of the plant cells in a high-boron environment. https://borates.today/boron-farm/

    This regulation of the multiple transporter routes can help plants cope with either insufficient or excessive nutrient supply. In low-boron settings, these transporter routes are crucial for delivering adequate boron into plant tissue. Because of the complexities of availability and uptake, it's difficult to predict where an issue needs to be resolved. Boron in fertiliser or spray will make up for a deficiency.
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  • drLisatorres - Fluorine - The element fluorine (F) is one of the most toxic elements on Earth. It is present in many different forms including HF, HCl, F2, F4, F6, and F8.
  • jessicaallen33 - If you want to use this method, you must ensure that your soil has enough boron naturally. If not, then you should add boron to the soil before applying any fertilizer.
  • smithjamess221 - The most common symptoms of boron toxicity include: • Yellowing of the foliage • Stunted growth
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  • The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as a lack of continuous access to enough food for an active, healthy life. While hunger and food insecurity are intimately linked, they are not the same thing. Hunger is a personal, physiological feeling of discomfort, whereas food insecurity refers to a lack of enough financial resources for food at the household level. More information may be found at https://borates.today/boron-food-security-force-good/.
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  • drLisatorres - It has been used since ancient times to make soap.
  • jessicaallen33 - Borax is used in many industries such as paper making, ceramics, glassware, textiles, explosives, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.
  • smithjamess221 - Borax is used in many different ways. It can be used as a cleaner or preservative. It can also be used as a fertilizer. In addition, it can be used as a fungicide. Borax has been used since ancient times. It was first discovered in 1807. It is made up of sodium borate. It is mined in various places around the world. It is used mainly in glass making. This mineral is used in agriculture. It is used in hortIt is culture. also used in wood preservation. It is used in medicine. It is used in cosmetics. It is used in detergents. It is used in cleaning products. It is used in water treatment. It is used in photography.
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  • The chemicals used in fertilizers vary depending on the type of fertiliser. Nitrogen fertilisers, for example, contain ammonia, while phosphate fertilisers contain phosphorus. All fertilisers also contain potassium, which is necessary for plant growth. https://borates.today/nitrogen-boron-fertiliser/

    The use of chemical fertilisers has been linked to a number of health and environmental concerns. For example, they can cause air and water pollution, and they may also be a health hazard to people who work with them. They can also damage the soil, leading to poorer crop yields in the long run.
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  • drLisatorres - One of the most common chemicals found in fertilisers is ammonia. Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen that helps to provide plants with essential nutrients. However, when ammonia is released into the environment, it can cause serious damage to aquatic ecosystems.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Most fertilisers used in the agricultural industry today contain chemical compounds that help to increase plant growth. While these fertilisers can be beneficial for crops, they can also be harmful to the environment if not used properly
  • Campbell_Carol - Chemicals used in fertilizers can be beneficial for plants but can also be harmful if used in excess. Beneficial chemicals include nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, while harmful chemicals include cadmium, arsenic, and lead. It is important to read the labels of fertilisers to see what ingredients are included so that you can avoid using those that contain harmful chemicals.
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  • Neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine require micronutrients to be produced. These can aid in the improvement of mood, conduct, and cognitive abilities (e.g., attention span). Folic acid is necessary for healthy neurological development during pregnancy. Around 400 million individuals worldwide have low amounts of this vitamin, placing them at risk for depression. A lack of vitamin B12 might make you feel melancholy or indifferent. It's caused, among other things, by a shortage of energy as a result of decreased nerve cell proliferation. https://borates.today/boron-supply-developing/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The first recorded use of borax was in Egypt around 3000 BC. Its primary uses were as an ingredient in soap making and glass production. Borax was imported into Europe from India via Syria and Turkey during Roman times. Borax was widely used in the 19th century in America and Canada for cleaning purposes. Today, borax is still used in many household products including laundry detergent, dishwashing liquid, fabric softeners, shampoos, soaps, deodorants, and cosmetics.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - The most common form of boron is boric acid, which is used as an insecticide, fungicide, rodenticide, and fertilizer. It is also used in toothpaste as a whitener and preservative because it binds strongly to calcium ions in enamel, preventing demineralization. In addition, boric acid is used in some medications, such as sodium tetraborate decahydrate (also known as Borax) and boric acid gel.
  • drLisatorres - In the United States, there are two main sources of fluoride: naturally occurring groundwater and artificially added drinking water. Groundwater contains about 0.7 ppm of fluoride, while drinking water typically has between 0.6 and 1.0 ppm. Drinking water with higher than normal levels of fluoride is referred to as fluorosis. Fluoride intake through food is negligible compared to either source.
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  • Boron's therapeutic potential is less well-studied than that of oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen. Furthermore, natural Boron-containing compounds are only beneficial as leads for medicinal molecules in a limited number of cases. The medicinal chemistry community has been reticent to utilise Boron because of the risks and difficulties in synthesising boron-containing molecules. https://borates.today/boron-pharmaceutical-applications/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of recent advances in the use of Boron compounds as pharmaceuticals.
  • andrewjackson6626 - The pharmaceutical application of boron was discovered by Dr. William H. McBride at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in 1958.
  • drLisatorres - The first known use of boric acid was by Paracelsus (1493) who used it as an antiseptic. In 1839, Sir Humphry Davy discovered its role as an oxidizer and disinfectant.
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  • Natural blue diamonds are the only ones that are expensive and uncommon. https://borates.today/boron-blue-diamonds/

    Many techniques for altering the look of diamonds have been discovered since the 1950s, including adding colour to a colourless stone. A natural blue diamond is one that has already been mined with its blue tint. Enhanced blue diamonds are not purchased with the goal of making a profit or reselling them. They don't have the same worth or resale value as natural blue diamonds. Synthetic blue diamonds have also been created using HPHT.
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The Cullinan Diamond was found in the rough state, but it was cut into a brilliant blue gemstone weighing 551 carats (110 g). It is now on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
  • andrewjackson6626 - The most common way to create a blue diamond is through irradiation. Irradiated diamonds are often referred to as "color centers" because they do not appear to be any different than untreated diamonds.
  • drLisatorres - The first recorded discovery of a blue diamond was in 1869 by William Houghton at Cullinan mine in South Africa. The Cullinan mine was known for producing large quantities of white diamonds.
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  • The glass windows and other components of Tesla EV Cars are made of silicon. Silicon, also known as Silicon dioxide in its chemical form, is the second most abundant element on Earth's surface and is used in many modern electric cars. Silicon is less costly than comparable materials such as indium and gallium, making it a cost-effective and efficient choice for electric vehicle design. https://borates.today/tesla-boron/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - Thin film solar cells are generally much cheaper to manufacture than traditional crystalline silicon solar panels, but they do not produce as much power per unit area.
  • andrewjackson6626 - Silicon is also being investigated for its potential applications in electronic devices. For example, silicon nanowires have shown promise in high performance transistors. Researchers have also demonstrated silicon nanowire field-effect transistors with mobilities exceeding 100 cm2/(Vs) and current on/off ratios greater than 10. However, there are still challenges to overcome before this type of transistor can become commercially viable.
  • drLisatorres - Silicon has been used in solar cells since the early 1900s. In recent years, researchers have developed new ways to use silicon in photovoltaic devices. One example is the development of thin film solar cell technology which uses layers of amorphous or polycrystalline silicon deposited onto inexpensive substrates like glass, plastic, or metal foil
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  • Borates are utilised in a variety of methods in the paint and coatings industry. Coil coatings in steelworks (coil coatings), body shops, and metalwork are examples of these. https://borates.today/borates-paints/ Borates are also used in vehicle refinishing, offset printing inks (as specialised driers), interior wall paint, as a corrosion inhibitor and catalyst, and as a fire retardant in marine, yacht, and aerospace protective coatings. Borates (particularly sodium borate) are also used as buffering agents (to adjust pH) in printing inks, according to the literature. Borates can also be employed as coating additives with many functions. Borates are especially useful for wood coatings because of their flame retardant, biostatic, and stain resistant qualities.
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  • andrewjackson6626 - In medicine, borates are used to treat hypercalcemia and other diseases where calcium metabolism is abnormal. They are also used to reduce urinary oxalate excretion.
  • martinezcharles660 - Boric acid is also widely used as an antibacterial agent in foods such as breads, cereals, dairy products, meats, fish, poultry, and processed fruit juices. In addition, it is used as a preservative in some soft drinks.
  • Campbell_Carol - The use of borate compounds is widespread in the food industry due to their antimicrobial properties. The most common borate compound used in this application is potassium tetraborate decahydrate (K2B4O7·10H2O). This compound has been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungi, yeasts, molds, and algae. It is commonly used to prevent spoilage of fruits and vegetables during storage or shipping.
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  • When the plant's micronutrient demand for boron is deficient, a variety of items are available to address the need. Boron content in household items and commercial boron additions can range from 11 to 20%. Make certain you follow the test results' suggestions. https://borates.today/boron-vegetable-garden/ According to the soil and plant laboratory, boron can be harmful to some plants at levels as low as 1 part per million. To remedy typical soil deficiencies, much less boron is required per 1,000 square feet. Apply the necessary amount of boron to the soil, then water the area to help the boron travel into the root zone.
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  • andrewjackson6626 - If you apply one type of fertilizer every year, it builds up in the soil over time. This buildup makes it harder for other nutrients to reach their target sites.
  • martinezcharles660 - Too little fertilizer can result in poor growth, while too much can cause problems such as leaching and runoff. You can use a soil analysis kit to determine the correct application rates.
  • Campbell_Carol - Read labels carefully. The label should tell you how many pounds of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), or potassium (K) are in each pound of product. It also tells you what percentage of N, P, or K is actually an active ingredient. For example, 10% ammonium nitrate contains 90% active ingredients.
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  • Borates are employed in ceramic enamels and glazes not only for the end product's aesthetic and protection, but also for efficient manufacture. Borates prevent glass from forming in the early phases of melting. Borates are used as a basis for dissolving coloured oxides. https://borates.today/borates-ceramics/Borates aid in the reduction of fire periods, glass viscosity, and surface tension in ceramics. The glaze/enamel can then grow fast and provide a smooth, flat surface. Borates also help glazes to have a lower thermal expansion coefficient.
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  • andrewjackson6626 - They are also used to stabilize emulsions, such as those found in paints and varnishes, so they will remain stable over time. Borates are also used as stabilizers for polymers, including plastics, resins, and rubbers.
  • martinezcharles660 - In addition to their use as additives for glazing, borates are used as corrosion inhibitors in various industrial processes. They are added to cooling water systems to inhibit scale formation on metal surfaces.
  • Campbell_Carol - The borate system is divided into two groups: monoborate and diborate. Monoborate refers to one type of borate, while diborate refers to more than one type of borate. In general, monoborate has higher solubility than diborate. However, there are exceptions where diborate is more soluble than monoborate.
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  • Electroless Nickel-Boron coating in ship propellers is becoming more common as a result of its numerous advantages. Without using electricity, the technique instals a thin layer of nickel-boron coating on a solid substrate. Cleaning and degreasing the substrate is usually the first step, and surface activation may be required as well. Grit blasting, for example, can be used to remove rust and grease. https://borates.today/nickel-boron/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - Electroless nickel-boron coatings are widely used in marine applications because they are resistant to saltwater corrosion and provide superior wear resistance compared to other types of coatings.
  • Campbell_Carol - The coated material is then chemically etched or mechanically abraded to expose the underlying metal. Finally, the boride film is dissolved away leaving a clean, corrosion-resistant metal surface.
  • drLisatorres - The process begins with an electrochemical reduction reaction that forms a protective boride film on the metal surface.
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  • Substrate-dependent nutrient transporters are frequently involved in nutrient uptake by roots. A regulatory circuit inside cells and collective, coordinated action across the tissue are required for strong absorption. Boron absorption, recognised for its directed transport and homeostasis, is a model for such systems, as boron is required for plant growth but harmful at large doses. https://borates.today/boron-feeds-world/

    Boron uptake in Arabidopsis thaliana is mediated by diffusion facilitators (NIPs) and exporters (BORs), which have different polarities. Surprisingly, despite the fact that boron soil contents are uniform and steady, both transporters show extremely rapid boron-dependent regulation.
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The BOR1 gene is induced rapidly after exposure to low boron concentrations, whereas induction of BOR2 requires longer times
  • Campbell_Carol - The transcript levels of both genes increase rapidly after exposure to high boron concentrations and decrease following removal of the toxic element.
  • drLisatorres - The BOR1 gene is induced rapidly after exposure to low boron concentrations, whereas induction of BOR2 requires longer timescales. This differential response suggests that BOR1 and BOR2 may be part of separate pathways. Here we review recent progress on understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying boron uptake by plants.
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  • With growing worry about global warming, the demand for more decarbonization has gained traction in recent years. This issue is now at the forefront of the public's mind, making it more important than ever for citizens to demand change from their elected officials. Furthermore, the last decade has only seen a surge in youth mobilisation and young leaders speaking out on the importance of bringing urgency to the way we talk about climate change and decarbonization at the United Nations. https://borates.today/carbon-future-boron/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - While these efforts are necessary steps towards reducing CO2 emissions, they do not address the root causes of climate change
  • Campbell_Carol - In addition to limiting fossil fuel combustion, governments around the world are implementing plans to increase the efficiency of existing power plants and develop new technologies to produce electricity without emitting greenhouse gases.
  • drLisatorres - The Earth’s atmosphere contains large amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) which contributes to climate change. In order to reduce CO2 emissions, many countries have implemented policies that limit or ban the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas
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  • Boron is a trace mineral that is essential for human health. Boron is not well known, but it is very important for your body. It helps keep your bones and joints healthy and can also help protect your body from harmful toxins. Boron is also good for the environment because it helps reduce pollution.
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    Boron is found in fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and whole grains. The best sources of boron are raisins, prunes, dried apricots, hazelnuts, almonds, and Brazil nuts.
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  • martinezcharles660 - Additionally, boron appears to support detoxification pathways in the body that help rid cells of harmful toxins. This makes it a valuable addition to any detoxification program.
  • andrewjackson6626 - Studies have shown that boron can help reduce the adverse effects of exposure to lead, aluminum, and other toxins. It does this by helping to keep these toxins from entering and damaging cells.
  • Campbell_Carol - Boron is an essential mineral that helps the body maintain healthy bones, teeth, and joints. It also supports the nervous system and helps the body absorb vitamin D from food. Recent research has also shown that boron may help protect against environmental toxins.
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  • Osteoarthritis is an inflammatory and painful disorder caused by the loss of cartilage in the joints. Losing mobility due to continuous discomfort can be disheartening since it might lead to long-term joint damage. Boron helps to maintain healthy joints, reduces the risk of arthritis, and gives quick relief to those who suffer from it.

    Boron in osteoarthritis supplements is advantageous because it works with your body's natural mechanism to decrease cartilage breakdown, reduce mobility difficulties, and reduce their influence on your ability to perform everyday tasks. https://borates.today/boron-health-benefits/
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  • smithjamess221 - The boron supplement industry is growing at a fast pace.
  • jessicaallen33 - The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis. It affects about 30 million people in the United States alone. The disease is characterized by a gradual wearing away of articular cartilage
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  • Chlorosis is caused by a deficiency of boron in plants, which can result in plant death in extreme cases. Boron deficiency can be seen in a variety of crops, including rice, wheat, barley, mustard, cotton, carrot, cauliflower, tomato, and others. https://borates.today/boron-developing-nations/

    Boron fertilisers, according to food experts, can help relieve the situation. Borax, sodium tetraborate, Fertilizer Borate 68, Boric acid, Solubor, Colemanite (Portabor), and Boron frits are all good sources of boron for soil and foliar application (Complex borosilicates). Boron application tactics in the soil and on the leaves increase agricultural production, quality, boron concentration and absorption, as well as financial benefits.
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  • smithjamess221 - Boron is an essential element that plays a vital role in many biological processes.
  • jessicaallen33 - The symptoms appear within days of exposure to low levels of boron.
  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The most common symptoms include yellowing or reddening of the leaves, stunted growth, poor root development, and discolouration of the fruits.
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  • Ion implantation is the process of implanting ions into a solid substrate. The ions are usually implanted at a high energy level, which increases the power density and allows smaller circuits to be created. Ion implantation is the act of delivering an electric charge to specific atoms in order to make them more responsive, allowing them to create stronger connections than they would have been able to form without the presence of that ion. https://borates.today/boron-solutions-electronics/
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  • smithjamess221 - Phytoremediation has been used successfully on many contaminated sites around the world. It was first introduced in Japan during the 1970s.
  • jessicaallen33 - The most common type of ion implantation used today is boron doping, where boron is added to silicon wafers as part of the manufacturing process.
  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The first step in making a semiconductor device is to grow a thin layer of silicon on top of a piece of glass or plastic. This is called the wafer.
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  • According on early study, the projected BNNT – Aluminum composite may possess revolutionary features. AML's unique WAM technology would gain access to new sectors and manufacturing opportunities. This new initiative highlights AML3D Company and Deakin University's growing relationship and increases their technological and competitive advantages. https://borates.today/3d-metal-printing/
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  • smithjamess221 - The company will work closely with Deakin University to develop the world’s first 3D printing system for metals using carbon nanotubes as the building blocks.
  • jessicaallen33 - The company has been awarded an exclusive license from Deakin University to commercialize its patented WAM process which enables the production of nanotubes at industrial scale.
  • Campbell_Carol - Deakin University is a leading research university in Australia with over 30 years of experience in developing innovative technologies for industry.
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  • The global climate problem has compelled governments to switch to renewable energy sources. These technologies are being developed and implemented at a breakneck pace to help countries achieve their net-zero carbon emission goals by 2050. Research into new materials benefits a variety of sectors. https://borates.today/boron-photocatalysis/
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  • smithjamess221 - Methanol is a key chemical feedstock, which can be converted into other chemicals such as formaldehyde or acetic acid. This discovery could lead to a greener alternative to fossil fuels.
  • jessicaallen33 - A research team led by the University of Toronto’s Department of Chemistry, in collaboration with researchers from the U.S., China and Japan, has discovered that graphene can be used as an efficient catalyst for converting methane (CH4) gas into methanol (CH3OH).
  • Campbell_Carol - In the last decade, the development of sustainable solar cells has been one of the most exciting areas in photovoltaics (PV). In fact, PV now accounts for about half of all new installations worldwide.
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  • Lithium extraction from geothermal resources might offer a much-needed boost to geothermal energy. As a result, it's not unexpected that investors are paying attention to geothermal operations or considering combining electricity generating with lithium manufacturing. https://borates.today/vulcan-energy-resources/

    Investors are looking at firms like EVulcan Energy Resources in Germany and Controlled Thermal Resources in the Salton Sea. It remains to be seen how long it will take to generate lithium in commercial quantities from geothermal brine.
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  • smithjamess221 - The United States has been slow to embrace renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power.
  • jessicaallen33 - The United States has been slow to embrace renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power.
  • Campbell_Carol - The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) estimates that there are between 3 trillion and 4 trillion barrels of oil in shale rock formations across the United States. Shale oil production has increased since 2008, but still accounts for less than 0.5% of total US crude output.
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  • As the energy industry continues to grow, the boron market is expected to expand. Boron demand has risen in part as a result of new and growing industries such as electric cars and high-efficiency wind turbines, which all require more of this essential mineral than ever before. Even if it isn't precisely rare earth, studies show that it should be included in any valuable list made by individuals who realise just how precious they may be! https://borates.today/boron-carbon-footprint/
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  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The reaction between the alkali metal and the phosphate yields sodium tetraborate decahydrate and sodium chloride. Sodium tetraborate deca hydrate is converted into boric acid by heating.
  • andrewjackson6626 - Boric acid is produced commercially through two processes: (1) direct oxidation of borax with air or oxygen followed by extraction; and (2) treatment of phosphate rock with hot sodium hydroxide solution. In the first process, borax is dissolved in water and then oxidized using chlorine gas. This produces hypochlorous acid, which reacts with borate ions to form hydrochloric acid and boric acid.
  • jessicaallen33 - The global market for boric acid was valued at $2.4 billion in 2015 and is forecast to reach $3.5 billion by 2020. Boric acid is used in various applications, including construction materials, textiles, food additives, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, fertilizers, and flame retardants. It is also used as an additive to improve the performance of concrete.
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  • . There are a few potential issues that can arise from not having enough boron in an aquarium. One common issue is poor plant growth. Without enough boron, plants may not be able to properly take up nutrients from the water, leading to stunted growth or even death. https://borates.today/boron-health-coral-reefs/ Another potential issue is that fish may start to exhibit signs of stress, such as fin erosion or scales standing on edge. In extreme cases, fish may even die from a lack of boron. So it's important to make sure you're providing your aquarium with the proper level of boron for optimal health and vitality.

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  • smithjamess221 - Boron is a trace element that's necessary to keep an aquarium healthy. It helps with nitrification, water quality and it also acts as an anti-redeposition agent which means it keeps toxins from being released back into the water column when ammonia levels are high.
  • martinezcharles660 - Many aquarists don't realize how important this mineral really is until they start experiencing problems such as cloudy/discolored water or notice their fish acting lethargic or even dying.
  • Anderson_Mark2248 - Boron is an important element for healthy aquariums because it helps with the uptake of calcium into coral skeletons and scales of fish. It also helps to regulate the pH levels of aquarium water, preventing swings that can be detrimental to the health of aquatic life. For these reasons, it's important to ensure that your aquarium has a sufficient level of boron.
  • davidgarcia27 - Without boron, aquariums can suffer from a number of issues, including: - improper calcification of coral and other calcium-dependent creatures - low growth rates in fish and other marine life - brittle or weak bones in fish and other creatures - poor swimming performance in fish.
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  • Borates are used in a variety of building operations. It strengthens concrete and fireproofs mortars and bricks used in building structural walls. Many additional products, such as cosmetics, medications, paints, and electroplating solutions, include borax. Every building in the world has boron-based materials on both sides. As a result, it is a necessary component of modern life. Borax is also widely accessible on grocery store shelves. Because it can assist in the removal of hard water. https://borates.today/boron-building-block-urbanization/
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  • jessicaallen33 - The chemical compound borate is an ionic salt that contains boric acid (H3BO3). The compound is commonly known as borax. Boric acid occurs naturally in some rocks and soils. It is often found in combination with other minerals, such as calcium or magnesium.
  • andrewjackson6626 - What Is Borate?
  • smithjamess221 - The compound's name comes from its use in making glass. In the early 1800s, English chemist Sir Humphry Davy discovered that when heated, boric acid would react with silica to produce borosilicate glass. He named the new compound after the Latin word "borum" meaning "glass".
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  • With its fast-acting, biodegradable nature, boric acid will clean your oven like never before. When you use this product, you won't have to be concerned about dangerous odours or fire dangers. BORIC OXIDE is a crystalline mineral that is sold in cleaning products. It can be used as a main component or as a pH-adjustment addition in other detergents, dishwashing solutions, or soaps. Read this https://borates.today/boron-cleaning-products/

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  • jessicaallen33 - The most important thing to consider when choosing a cleaner for your home is the type of surface it cleans best. For example, if you're looking at a glass window, you'll want something with a high PH and low temperature. This way, you don't risk scratching the surface. If you're looking at a wooden floor, you might want to choose something with a lower PH and higher temperature.
  • andrewjackson6626 - Borax works on all types of surfaces including glass, plastic, rubber, metal, ceramic, and wood.
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  • Nuclear power generates around 20% of global electricity and accounts for more than a fifth of global energy. It does not emit any pollutants when in use; only during manufacturing and transportation do emissions occur. As a result, it's a viable way to cut greenhouse gas emissions. According to the International Energy Agency, nuclear power will grow faster than renewables (excluding huge hydro) during the next five years. However, public opposition to nuclear power exists due to safety concerns following disasters such as Chernobyl and Fukushima; financial worries due to high capital costs; and long project lead times due to regulatory and construction constraints. More information may be found at https://borates.today/nuclear-energy-boron/.
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  • andrewjackson6626 - Long project lead times exist because of regulatory and construction constraints.
  • smithjamess221 - Financial worries exist because of high capital costs.
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  • The Lewis Dot Structure allows all electrons to be seen and establishes whether or not an atom follows the octet laws. Both bonding and non-bonding electrons can be found in molecules. These electrons, also known as lone pairs, are shared across atoms. Knowing an atom's Lewis structure helps you to predict how it will bond and how many bonds it will make. This understanding will ultimately allow us to comprehend molecular shapes and chemical characteristics. https://borates.today/boron-lewis-dot-structure/
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  • drLisatorres - A Lewis base is any substance that accepts an electron pair from another molecule.
  • Campbell_Carol - In organic chemistry, the term "Lewis acid" refers to any substance that can donate a pair of electrons to another molecule; this process is called electron sharing.
  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - Lewis dot structures are used for a wide variety of purposes: To help determine the oxidation state of an element To identify the number of valence electrons that an atom has (octets) To understand the electronic properties of atoms To explain the behavior of elements within compounds To find out what type of compound an element forms with other elements To determine which functional groups bind to an element
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  • Due to its neutron-absorbing characteristics, boron is utilised as a neutron poison. Absorbing neutrons is vital for controlling a reactor core's excess reactivity caused by having greater mass than is required for criticality at the start of its life. https://borates.today/boron-and-chernobyl/ Boron may be found in nuclear reactor cores in a variety of ways. In the form of boric acid, it may be introduced to the reactor's coolant. It can also be integrated into the core of boron carbide assemblies to regulate neutron flux at specific locations in a reactor core, attempting to equal out flux that may be distorted due to control rods. It's the same as modifying control rod height when it comes to boron concentration. Each one alters core temperature.
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  • drLisatorres - Boron has been used since the 1950s to reduce the amount of power produced by reactors. The use of boron was first suggested by Edward Teller and his team in 1954. They believed that boron could reduce the number of neutrons released by fission reactions, thus reducing the amount of energy created by the reaction. This would allow the reactor to operate with less fuel, which would lead to lower costs. However, this theory did not prove correct; the reduction in power production was only about 5%.
  • Campbell_Carol - The reactor operated successfully until 1963, when it shut down permanently after an accident. After the shutdown, the reactor was removed from service and taken apart. The boric acid was then poured down a drain. The reason for removing the reactor was because of safety concerns.
  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The first commercial application of boron occurred in 1957 at the Shippingport Atomic Power Station near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A small test reactor was built using boric acid.
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  • Boron has two key characteristics that work in its favour. It does not emit any radioactive waste at first. Second, it has the ability to generate power on its own. Boron and hydrogen combine to form alpha particles, which include helium atoms that are devoid of electrons. https://borates.today/tesla-boron/ Electrons are required by the vehicles in order for their change to be neutralised. A circuit comparable to a vehicle's drive motors is used to push electric current. Despite the fact that the technology appears to be a long way off, we may see automobiles powered by boron hydrogen fusion on the road within the next decade.
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  • drLisatorres - The energy released during the reaction is much greater than that released by nuclear fission. This means that the power generated is far greater as well.
  • Campbell_Carol - The difference is that the reaction occurs at room temperature rather than extremely high temperatures.
  • Kimberly_Adams2320 - The process of generating electricity from boron-hydrogen fusion is similar to how nuclear fission works.
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