Sodium tetraborate is used as a co-catalyst for (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-1-yl)oxyl and sodium hypochlorite oxidation of alcohols in greener and non-chlorinated solvents. it acts as a reagent for the decomposition of oxides and silicates by fusion. it is used to prepare buffers, which is used in gel electrophoresis of dna. Jun 06, 2017 · the borate ions in the slime activators (sodium borate, borax powder, or boric acid) mix with the pva (polyvinyl acetate) glue and forms this cool stretchy substance. this is called cross-linking! the glue is a polymer and is made Jun 17, 2016 · tetra pak and sadafco celebrate 40 years of partnership . tetra pak and its leading dairy customer in saudi arabia, sadafco, celebrated 40th anniversary recently as this enriching partnership truly lives up to our company's core Sep 22, 2019 · borax, also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate, is an important boron compound, a mineral, and a salt of boric acid. sodium tetraborate is not toxic. sodium borate is a soft white crystal that dissolves easily in water. if exposed to dry air, it loses its hydration and becomes sodium tetraborate pentahydrate.