Monthly Archives: October 2022

Bovone’s straight line edging machine for stone: the 11/45 model and the focus on quality and savings

The technological and performance levels of Bovone’s straight line edging machine for stone are derived from the deep-rooted experience Bovone has developed over more than 60 years of technological leadership in glass edge processing. In Bovone’s range of straight line edging machine for marble, granite, ceramics and tiles, we can see the same levels of […]

What is Borosilicate Glass?

Borosilicate glass is a type of glass that includes at least 5% boric oxide. The boric oxide makes the glass resistant to extreme temperatures, and also improves its resistance to chemical corrosion. This glass is very popular in the manufacture of scientific instruments, and it was once widely used to make glass for kitchens as […]

What are the Characteristics and Properties of Quartz?

Quartz is a silicate mineral—composed of silicon and oxygen—that is in abundance within the Earth’s crust. It can be found naturally as lumps of the just the mineral itself, or it can be present in a number of rocks—with the most common and well-known example being in granite (alongside feldspar and mica). While it is […]

The quartz crystal — what’s so special about it?

Quartz is one of the most common crystals in our planet’s crust, consisting of chemical elements (Silicon and Oxygen) that are also very common in our piece. But quartz crystals have fascinated humans for centuries, and several industries have important uses for quartz. So what’s so special about it? Quartz mineralogy and historyQuartz has been […]