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3M™ Glass Bubbles S38XHS

Glass Bubbles
Glass Bubbles
3M™ Glass Bubbles S38XHS have a density of .38 g/cc and an isostatic crush strength of 5500 psi with a minimum survival of 90% as compared to S38HS, which has a target 90% survival of 5500 psi. Like all 3M glass bubbles, S38 glass bubbles are virtually insoluble in water.
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Typical Properties

CapabilitiesTemperature Resistance, Lightweighting, Chemical Resistance
Color (unaided eye)White, powdery
CompositionSoda-lime-borosilicate glass
Crush Strength (PSI)5,500
Density (g/cc)0.38
IndustriesPaints and Coatings, Insulation and Buoyancy
Particle Size (D50 Micron)40
Particle Size Range (D50 Micron)40 - 49
ShapeHollow spheres with thin walls
Sizes Available1 Gallon Container (3.2 lb, 1.4 kg), Small Box (10 lb, 4.5 kg), Large Box (650 lb, 295 kg), Small Box (100 lb, 45.4 kg), Supersack (700 lb, 317.5 kg), Bulk PD Trailer
Strength (MPa)37.9