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Paraffin Wax – Pelletts

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Paraffin wax  is mostly found as a white, odorless, tasteless, waxy solid, with a typical melting point between about 47 °C and 64 °C ( 117°F to 147°F), and having a density of around 0.9 g/cm3.[3] It is insoluble in water, but soluble in ether, benzene, and certain esters. Paraffin is unaffected by most common chemical reagents, but burns readily.

  • Paraffin Wax for Candle-making
  • Paraffin Wax for Coatings of waxed paper or cloth
  • Food-grade paraffin wax:
  • Shiny coating used in candy-making; although edible, it is nondigestible, passing right through the body without being broken down
  • Coating for many kinds of hard cheese, like Edam cheese
  • Sealant for jars, cans, and bottles
  • Chewing gum additive
  • Paraffin Wax for Investment casting
  • Paraffin Wax as Anti-caking agent, moisture repellent, and dustbinding coatings for fertilizers
  • Paraffin Wax as Agent for preparation of specimens for histology
  • Paraffin Wax used for Bullet lubricant – with other ingredients, such as olive oil and beeswax
  • Paraffin Wax for Crayons
  • Paraffin Wax as Solid propellant for hybrid rocket motors
  • Component of surfwax, used for grip on surfboards in surfing
  • Component of glide wax, used on skis and snowboards
  • Friction-reducer, for use on handrails and cement ledges, commonly used in skateboarding
  • Ink. Paraffin Wax used as the basis for solid ink different color blocks of wax for thermal printers. The wax is melted and then sprayed on the paper producing images with a shiny surface
  • Microwax: food additive, a glazing agent with E number E905
  • Forensics aid: the nitrate test uses paraffin wax to detect nitrates and nitrites on the hand of a shooting suspect
  • Paraffin Wax for Mechanical thermostats and actuators, as an expansion medium for activating such devices
  • “Potting” guitar pickups, which reduces microphonic feedback caused from the subtle movements of the pole pieces
  • Thickening agent in many Paintballs,
  • Paraffin Wax is effective, although comedogenic, moisturiser in toiletries and cosmetics such as Vaseline
  • Paraffin Wax used to prevent oxidation on the surface of polished steel and iron

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