Hollow Glass bubble (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.
If these glass bubbles' walls could talk…They would explain how their tiny pores allow the potential for handling, storing and transporting a variety of materials, including drugs that have targeted delivery and hydrogen.
Hollow glass bubbles have typically been used for applications such as lightweight filler material, insulation and abrasives. The walls act as a protective bubble, allowing the glass bubble to hold reactive or flammable absorbents or stored materials -- including solids, liquids or gases.
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