Custom Borosilicate Glass Manufacturer in China - SXET glass

In China, SXET is known as the best and most trusted borosilicate glass manufacturer. We’ve been producing many different shapes, types, and sizes of borosilicate glass units to businesses and organizations around the world.

  • We can create borosilicate glass cut to size and specific to the shape and form that you want
  • You can customize the style, print, and the color of the boro glasses you want in your favor
  • We can add anti-glare, anti-reflective, anti-scratch, and anti-fingerprint properties
  • We can perform color-printing on the borosilicate glass orders upon request

Borosilicate glass cut to size

Our experts and professionals here at SXET Glass Co., Ltd. can provide you with borosilicate glass cut to size! You can get custom sizes for your borosilicate glass units, whatever shape, style, and form you want them to be! Just send us the details and a sketch of the products you’re envisioning, and our Research & Development (R&D) team will definitely take care of the manufacturing up to the packaging of it.

Custom borosilicate glass

We here at SXET can also offer you custom borosilicate glass units. Whether you’re looking for borosilicate glass tubes, borosilicate glass plates, glass sheets, sight glass, or borosilicate rods, we can do it for you with the use of our high-quality state-of-the-art machines and equipment! You have tons of applications for our custom borosilicate glass from medical and laboratory, to construction and engineering!

Custom borosilicate glass plate

Being China’s number one borosilicate glass supplier, we can deliver promising-quality custom borosilicate glass plates to you. It will be according to the size, the specifications, edging, and the surface finishing that you require! We can also perform fireproofing and tempering for enhanced and further safety and security, too!

Borosilicate glass sheet

SXET’s team of professionals can also procure high-quality borosilicate glass sheets to you as well! We can produce heat-insulated borosilicate glass sheets for use in structural and engineering, or we can chemically strengthen it for the use in the laboratory or the medical field, too! Get them in 6mm, 8mm 10mm, 12mm, and even custom sizes, just let us know!

Borosilicate sight glass

When it comes to sight glass made out of borosilicate, you can also bank and count on us here at SXET Glass Co., Ltd. too! We can produce clear borosilicate sight glass, as well as printed boro sight glass that you can use for whatever business field of application you may have for it. We can produce round-shaped, cornered-shaped, and even customized edges of the borosilicate sight glass.

High temperature quartz tube

We here at SXET can also be your go-to manufacturer of borosilicate glass tubes. We can produce high-quality clear borosilicate glass tubes, colored borosilicate glass tubes, and even custom borosilicate glass tubes. We can produce amber or red borosilicate glass tubes, laboratory test tubes, glass test tubes with caps, and custom-measured flat tubes, and many more! You can get the specific type of borosilicate glass test tubes that you need from us, whatever size, shape, measurement, and form that you need it for.

Borosilicate Glass Cut to Size as per Your Request

Being China’s top-rated borosilicate glass manufacturer, we here at SXET Glass Co., Ltd. can give you superior-quality borosilicate glass units in whatever shape, form, and size you want them to be.

We’ve been supplying businesses in and outside China of the borosilicate glass units they need for more than 12 years now, and not once did we fail to provide quality glasses to our clients.

We can produce high-quality borosilicate glass products in varying thicknesses, shapes, and sizes. However, our standard sizes are 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, and up to 12mm of borosilicate glass.

All our borosilicate glass units are heat-insulation safe, and are fire-rated, making them fireproof. They’re also IP54 rated, meaning, it’s completely waterproof and insulated, keeping any type of liquid and liquid droplets from seeping inside it.

The manufacturing process of our borosilicate glass units here in SXET Glass Co., Ltd. is superb. It’s done in an orderly fashion, and it’s checked and assessed by professionals before it is completed inside the packaging.

SXET can perform tempering, laminating, and even anti-scratching of the borosilicate glass to fit whatever application you need for it. Whether you need single or double borosilicate glass, we can help you!

Other than all of those, the borosilicate glass products we can manufacture here at SXET are safe, non-polluting, and contain no air bubbles. Our R&D team can provide manuals and instructions as to how they can be installed, you can install it without a professional!

All our borosilicate glass products are produced in our big manufacturing plant or factory, and by using high-tech, cutting-edge equipment. We do the cutting, the forming, the silkscreen printing, and even other surface finishing processes to the glass units to help you better.

Why You Should Trust SXET as Your Borosilicate Glass Manufacturer

Choosing SXET Glass Co., Ltd. as your borosilicate glass supplier will give you flexibility and versatility. The applications of our borosilicate glass products aren’t only for alternatives of soda-lime glass.

The applications include interior and exterior construction, military and defense, industrial and manufacturing, electronics and technology, balustrades, smoke barriers, and even in the shipyard and shipbuilding industry, and many more!

With SXET by your side, you can obtain superior quality borosilicate glass products that are within your budget!

  • We produce OEM-quality borosilicate glass units
  • We can deliver within 7 to 12 days after the date of the payment
  • You can choose from different edge profiles, we offer 2D edge, 2.5D edge, 3D edge, beveled edge, stepped edge, and even custom edge
  • We do not have an MoQ – order what you want and what you need for the business

Contact Us and Get a Free Quote!

You’ll never have a problem in choosing us here at SXET Glass Co., Ltd. for your borosilicate glass units. So, if you’re looking for high-quality borosilicate glass sheets, glass tubes, glass rods, or custom borosilicate shapes of glass, SXET can help you!

Give us a call and we’ll arrange an appointment with you – better yet, we’ll send you a free estimate of all your orders!

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Borosilicate Glass FAQ — The completely Buy FAQ Guide 

Learn everything you want to know about borosilicate glass, how they came to be, what benefit can they do for you, and all other things in this guide we have here!

We’ll outline everything from A to Z, and we’ll never leave you hanging! We will help you until the last drop!

  1. What is Borosilicate Glass?
  2. Borosilicate Glass Sizes
  3. Is Borosilicate Glass the Same as Pyrex?
  4. Where is Borosilicate Glass Used?
  5. What Are the Properties of Borosilicate Glass?
  6. Borosilicate Glass Cookware
  7. Borosilicate Glass Containers  
  8. Borosilicate Glass vs. Tempered Glass: Are They the Same?
  9. Is Borosilicate Glass Heat Resistant?
  10. Benefits of Using Borosilicate Glass
  11. Borosilicate Glass Trade Names
  12. Can Borosilicate Glass Replace Soda-Lime Glass?  
  13. What is the Temperature Range of Borosilicate Glass?
  14. What Shapes of Borosilicate Glass Are Available?
  15. Why is SXET the Best Borosilicate Glass Manufacturer?

What is Borosilicate Glass?

Borosilicate glass types

Figure 1: An image of a finished product of borosilicate glass – a borosilicate glass bottle

It is a specialty type of glass that’s made from the usual components that make glass up with boron trioxide added. Because of this, the glass will be a lot stronger, more durable, and will be more resistant even under sudden temperature changes.

You’ll find borosilicate glass in many different shapes and sizes, among which would include glass sheets, tubes, hexagonal rods, regular rods, half-shaped rods, and many more!

When it comes to the sizes, there are a lot you can choose from, especially if you choose to go with us here at SXET Glass Co., Ltd., the best and most-trusted borosilicate glass supplier in the whole of China.

Borosilicate Glass Sizes

Borosilicate glass cut to size

Generally, the sizes of borosilicate glasses differ from one (1) order to another. It’s not like the sizes are the same from a manufacturer.

Furthermore, the sizes will depend on what shape the borosilicate glass is. For you to understand it much better, here’s a table enumerating the most common sizes for shapes.

Borosilicate Glass Sheets

Borosilicate glass safety

Figure 2: An image of a borosilicate glass sheet standard size

The most commonly bought sizes for borosilicate glass sheets include 10 x 10, 12 x 12, 15 x 15, up to 50 x 50. Of course, these sizes aren’t standard because there would still be customizations on the thickness and the overall size of the borosilicate glass sheet.

Borosilicate Glass Tubes

High temperature quartz tube

Figure 3: A standard borosilicate glass tube size

Borosilicate glass tubes have more than 100 different sizes. They range from around 0.8mm to 325mm for 4mm in diameter, as well as 9.0mm thick for whatever size in between. This basically means that you can freely get borosilicate glass tubing in whatever size.

Borosilicate Glass Rods

Figure 4: An image of a borosilicate glass rod standard size

You can also purchase borosilicate glass rods in whatever size. They’re basically the same size as glass tubes, but without the opening or the mouth. So, don’t confuse yourselves as to what borosilicate glass rods are.

Is Borosilicate Glass the Same as Pyrex?

Borosilicate gauge glass

Figure 5: Pyrex is the same as borosilicate – Pyrex is just one of the most famous brands that manufacture borosilicate glass products

Pyrex is, in fact, made from borosilicate glass. If you do a quick search of it, you’ll see that Pyrex has no major difference with borosilicate. Pyrex is actually a subset of borosilicate and the methods of producing or creating Pyrex is typically the same as how borosilicate is.

The brand is only trademarked as “Pyrex” because it is more marketable as Pyrex versus being marketed as borosilicate glass.

One detailed distinctive difference you could have with them is their use. Pyrex, as what we know it, is mostly used in kitchenware and other laboratory applications. Borosilicate glass, on the other hand, are used in every aspect there is that requires borosilicate glass.

So, what uses, and applications can you have for borosilicate glass?

Where is Borosilicate Glass Used?

Borosilicate float glass

Figure 6: Borosilicate glass plate used for laboratory and medical apparatus. This form can also be used for the aircraft and aerospace industry, as well as the optical industry

As we mentioned above, the most common uses for borosilicate glass would be in laboratory apparatus and kitchenware. Because of its strength, resistance to heat and temperature changes, as well as acidity barriers, it’s popularly used for these instances.

Apart from this, you can also make use of borosilicate glass in the following business industries and sectors:

  • Aircraft Industry
  • Defense Industry
  • Aerospace and Aviation Industry
  • Optical Industry
  • Bakeware, Cookware, and Kitchenware Industry
  • Marine and Maritime Industry
  • Lighting and Fixtures Industry
  • Research & Development Industry
  • And Many More!

The strength, durability, and overall versatility of borosilicate glass make them extremely useful for many different types of application. Let alone the fact that borosilicate glasses aren’t that difficult to source out and find in the market, they’re really something you’ll be able to take advantage of.

What Are the Properties of Borosilicate Glass?

Durable borosilicate glass

Borosilicate glasses are special in comparison to standard soda-lime glass. As a matter of fact, you’ll find them useful in a lot of different applications.

The following are the most-known properties of borosilicate glass; they’re the most common reasons why borosilicate glass units are sold:

  • Acid Resistant
  • Water-Resistant
  • Alkali Resistant
  • Thermal Shock Resistant
  • Heat and Temperature Resistant

These are the primary properties that makeup borosilicate glass, whether they’re tubes, rods, sheets, and even unorthodox shapes and forms.

Borosilicate Glass Cookware

Borosilicate glass cookware

Figure 7: An image of a borosilicate glass used for cookware

SXET is skilled and equipped with the right knowledge in manufacturing borosilicate glass cookware. We can create anything from beakers, pots, griddles, pans, oven-safe containers, and many more. We shape, form, and create these borosilicate glass units according to the requirement set by the client.

Borosilicate Glass Containers

High quality borosilicate glass

Figure 8: Borosilicate glass containers for different types of content

As a subset of our borosilicate glass cookware, we can produce and help you with borosilicate glass containers. These containers range from anything between small-sized type of containers up to large-sized oven containers bakeware or those used for baking. Whatever size you need, we’ll definitely be able to help you with it!

Borosilicate Glass vs. Tempered Glass: Are They the Same?

Toughened borosilicate glass

Figure 9: A sample image of tempered glass units, which are very different from what borosilicate glass units are

No, borosilicate glass is not the same as tempered glass. They are two (2) very different materials and are also used very differently.

Although tempered glass and borosilicate glass are very much alike, there are a couple of things that make them different and distinct from one another. Here’s a table you can use to find out whether the material you’re dealing with is either tempered glass or borosilicate glass.

Tempered GlassBorosilicate Glass
It’s a physical function. The tempering happens to the surface of the glass, not by altering chemistry.Borosilicate glass is made from distinct types of materials and components.
They need to be thicker than regular glass because they need to withstand pressure, shock, and temperature.It’s typically just the same size as standard glass or soda-lime glass.
Slightly heavier than other types and kinds of glass.Lightweight and easier to transport than tempered glass.
Subjective to heat.Has high thermal shock resistance and lower thermal expansion factor.

A lot of people may think that borosilicate glass is just the same as tempered glass, but when you look at it closer and deeper, you’ll see that the two (2) materials are far from each other.

Is Borosilicate Glass Heat Resistant?

Borosilicate window

Figure 10: Borosilicate glass product for laboratory apparatus because they are heat resistant

Yes, borosilicate glass is a material that is extremely heat and cold resistant. This means that if they’re subjected in low and high temperatures, there’ll be little-to-no changes on their physical attributes.

In addition, its excellent heat resistance, borosilicate glass units are also known to have excellent levels of thermal shock resistance, too!

To let you know of it further, the maximum thermal shock resistance of borosilicate glass is about 160°C. However, borosilicate glass’s atmospheric temperature’s strain point can reach up to 500 °C.

In a more accurate sense, borosilicate glass units can be heated up to 392 °C or about 446 °F for short-term use. Long-term use, however, it can survive up to 400 °C or 752 °F.

Benefits of Using Borosilicate Glass

There are a lot of benefits and advantages of using borosilicate glass, especially in some areas of application. However, the most common benefits you can have for them include, but are not limited to:

Optical Clarity

By using borosilicate glass, you can guarantee that you’ll be able to see through them clearly and visibly. Its smooth surface can offer views that are unobstructive and transparent.

However, the transparency of borosilicate glass can substantially decrease if coatings are applied and subjected to its surface.

Corrosion Resistance

Other than their temperature resistance, borosilicate glass units are also known for their resistance and resilience against corrosion. All borosilicate glass units, whether they’re tubes, rods, sheets, and even specific and custom shapes undergo corrosion tests.

It can successfully and effectively resist most acids and acid mixtures, making sure that they’re not going to be damaged or altered in any way.

Temperature Range

Borosilicate glass’s resistance to temperature isn’t just for the fluctuation of high temperatures, it applies to coldness, too! This is one of the properties that make them fit in pharmaceutical, medical, and even chemical processes.

The combination of chemical or corrosion resistance and temperature ranges make them an instant hit in the chemical industry.

Non-Flammability

Unlike other types of similar glass, borosilicate glass does not have any ion exchange between the units and the media used; hence, there aren’t any catalytic effects when they’re manufactured.

In simpler terms, borosilicate glass units are not flammable and are not in danger of being caught in fire. This is the primary reason why it’s the type of specialty glass used in chemical projects – they do not emit bad smells, tastes, or any alterations on the environment they’re in.

Affordability

Last, but most definitely not least is the affordability of borosilicate glass. By now, you should be aware of how much it will cost you if you purchase borosilicate glass units independently or retail.

And if you compare it to other types of glass units, you’ll find how cheap and affordable they are. It’s sustainable, affordable, and easy to maintain compared to other types of glass.

These are the top benefits of choosing and using borosilicate glass units for whatever glass application you may have for them.

Borosilicate Glass Trade Names

Clear borosilicate glass

To help you understand it more, borosilicate glass is not the type of glass that has various types. Borosilicate glass units are sold and marketed under many different trade names, and these trade names are actually how we know them.

There are a lot of different trade names of borosilicate glass in the market today. But the most common ones are:

  • Pyrex
  • Duran
  • Marinex
  • Gemstone Well
  • BSC 51 by NIPRO
  • Borosil

These are the different ways of identifying borosilicate glass. So, when you encounter any of these, don’t be confused because they are all borosilicate glasses – the terms of how they’re called is just what’s different.

Can Borosilicate Glass Replace Soda-Lime Glass?

Soda lime borosilicate glass

Figure 10: An image of a standard soda-lime glass used to form a test tube

Yes, borosilicate glass can definitely replace soda-lime glass, especially if it’s going to be used for specific applications in the industries that use glass.

In terms of strength, hardness, and durability, soda-lime glass falls a lot shorter than borosilicate glass. They’re weaker, they shatter, they do not react to heat and temperature well, and they’re more fragile than borosilicate glass.

However, there are certain applications and instances where the fragility of soda-lime glass is needed. For instance, the cover of fire alarms. Imagine if borosilicate glass is the type of glass used, do you think that the fire alarm will easily be toggled? Of course no.

So, to answer the question, yes, it can absolutely be an alternative to soda-lime glass. The catch is, this shall only be applicable to a select number of industries and uses.

What is the Temperature Range of Borosilicate Glass?

Etching borosilicate glass

The temperature span of borosilicate glass ranges between 400 °C for short-term, and about 200 to 250 °C for long-term or standard usage.

This is far from the temperature range of most soda-lime glass units and other types of glasses because borosilicate glass units are purposely made to withstand heat, temperature, and even shock.

What Shapes of Borosilicate Glass Are Available?

Figure 11: Borosilicate glass products can be in any shape that the client wants, it can be tubes, rods, sheets, circles, or even custom shapes!

Borosilicate glass products are available in many different shapes and forms. As we mentioned above, there’s no limit to shapes and forms of borosilicate glass. You can buy them depending on how you want and need them.

But the most common shapes you can purchase them in include long tubes, short tubes, long rods, short rods, and sheets!

These are the general shapes and forms that you can find them in. However, your choices aren’t just limited to these. In fact, there are certain manufacturers that can provide custom shapes for borosilicate glass units, like us here at SXET Glass Co., Ltd.

Why is SXET the Best Borosilicate Glass Manufacturer?

For many years, we here at SXET have been in the market of providing various types and kinds of borosilicate glass to our clients.

We produce the borosilicate glass products our clients need based on what they want and the amount they want it for.

Yes, we do not have a minimum order quantity or an MoQ for your orders! Get your products in the exact amount you want them for!

Other than that, we can deliver quality borosilicate glass units in just 7 to 12 days after the payment has been made!

There’s no reason not to like us because we are the best at what we do – we wouldn’t be China’s top pick if we didn’t live up to our promises, right? So don’t hesitate to contact us for all the borosilicate glass units and products you need! We’ll surely deliver and we will never disappoint you!

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Reach out to us via our hotline or via our email and we will get back to you with a confirmation of the total invoice you have to pay!

Don’t miss out on your opportunity of getting superior-quality borosilicate glass from China’s top-tier borosilicate glass manufacturing company! Contact us today and expect a reply within a few hours!

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