Magnesia contributes to many industrial applications.  Two dozen industrial applications for magnesia are listed at this link.

Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties MagChem®10–325 is used in the production of glass fibers as a viscosity modifier to keep the viscosity of the glass melt within the desired range for proper formation of the filaments. MagChem®10-325 has a fine uniform size to readily melt with the other glass chemicals. It is free from coarse particles […]

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Modern products have created a demand for glass that is ultrathin, but yet of higher strength than traditional glass affords.  Glass can be strengthened thermally or chemically.  The chemical strengthening of glass arose in the 1960’s.  Chemical strengthening involves the process of potassium-for-sodium ion exchange, creating a layer of higher molecular compression on the glass’s […]