Porous Walled Hollow Glass Microspheres (which are about half the width of a human hair in diameter) have a network of interconnected pores that enable them to be filled with, hold and release gases and other materials. The walls act as a protective bubble, allowing the microsphere to hold reactive or flammable absorbents or stored materials - including solids, liquids or gases.
Hollow glass microspheres have typically been used for applications such as lightweight filler material, insulation and abrasives. But by creating openings in the microspheres' walls, we have helped widen the possibilities for use.
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