Difference of pyrex glassware and soda-lime glassware

- Jan 12, 2018 -

Difference of borosilicate (pyrex) glassware and soda-lime glassware

Glassware like glass cups, glass bowls, glass bakeware ect,. is used in our daily life. But do you have known more glassware types so that can use more correctly? Let us check the difference of 2 types glassware, borosilicate glassware and soda-lime glassware as below:

 

1,Specification:

 

Borosilicate glassware:

It is a type of glass with silica and boron trioxide as the main glass-forming constituents. Borosilicate glasses are resistant to thermal shock more than other kinds of common glass. It can go from freezer to oven and back again. Its high thermal resistance is due to having very low coefficients of thermal expansion.

 

Soda-lime glassware:

Soda-lime glass is the most prevalent type of glass. This is also known as Soda-lime-silica glass. It is usually used for windowpanes and glass containers such as bottles and jars for beverages, food, and some commodity items. Soda-lime glass accounts for about 90% of manufactured glass.

 

2,Comparison:

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3,Color and sample shape showing:

 

Borosilicate glassware: Normally is a little blue or green color, some common samples as below:

 

image.png Borosilicate bowls

image.png Borosilicate crispers

image.png Borosilicate bakewares

 

Soda-lime glassware: Normally is clear color, some common sample as below:

 

image.png Printing water jug and tumbler sets

image.png Glass candy jars sets

image.png Glass dispenser and mason jars sets

 

4,Usage:

 

Borosilicate glassware: bakewares for oven and microwave using.

 

Soda-lme glassware: Glass cups, glass bowls, glass jugs for tableware and kitchenware using.

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