● Glassware for the Laboratory
Borosilicate glass is extensively utilized as a raft foundation for scientific glassware due to its chemical and thermal resistance. Borosilicate glass makes up the bulk of modern lab beakers, flasks, and other glass jars.
● Experiments in the Kitchen and Cookware
Due to its exceptional heat resistance, this glass material has found its way into cookware, particularly for frying and baking. Many cookware firms use borosilicate glass for baking dishes and glass cooking pots.
Because of its low thermal expansion, this glass is also used for measuring cups and other similar containers. The graduations marked on the glass containers stay precise since the material does not deform when exposed to high temperatures.
● Optical Instruments
Because of its durability, borosilicate glass is a good choice for producing slides and lenses for microscopes, telescopes, and other optical instruments. Doping chemicals can change the characteristics of glass, such as the absorption spectrum.
● Lighting Controls
Heat-resistant glass bottles and membranes are required for lighting equipment, which is where borosilicate glass comes in useful. This sort of glass is used in HID lamps, modern high-powered torches, and studio flashlights.
● Aircraft External Lenses
Borosilicate glass lenses are employed in aircraft exterior lighting because of their clear optical qualities, transmission capabilities, and ability to withstand the temperature differential experienced during high altitude flight.