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Other  Names: It is also called paraffin scale or paraffin.

Properties: odorless ,tasteless ,solid white hydrocarbon mixture

High molecular weight C36H74

Solubility: Readily soluble in Benzene, Warm alcohol, chloroform ,Terpene oil olive oil and in car disulfide.

Insoluble in water and in acids.

Density:  0.880 to 0.915

Melting point :   47 to 65OC

Flash point:   390 F or 198OC.

Autoignition temperature:   245OC

Grades: Yellowish Raw Scale ,White scale ,Refined wax ,N-F and cosmetics grades are available in the market

Precaution: flammable, orally poisonous


It is multifunctional use in various industries for the manufacturing of these products like

Candle making ,Cosmetics products ,In the paper industry as a coating agent,

In the hotmelt carpet backing ,match industry ,shoe polishes and many other polishing products.

As a Electrical insulating , Photography ,As sugar refining agent ,In Jew gum as base product ,

floor polishes, In the rubber products ,In the lubricants and grease making ,Furniture and car polishing products,

Liquid shoe polish making ,Metal polish and paste formulations ,Shoe waterproofing agent,

Aerosol spray polishing products ,Wash and wax formulations ,Emulsion polish making ,Household floor finish

Aluminum cleaning compounds, In the electroplating formulations ,Nickel ,Chrome ,Copper and brass cleaning and

In many polishing formulas, it is used in  chromium polish  manufacturing.

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