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car·nau·ba wax

a wax obtained from the Brazilian wax palm, Copernica cerifera; used in pharmaceuticals to coat medicaments in sustained-release preparations and surfaces of tablets; used in waxes for wood and metal.
Synonym(s): Brazil wax, palm wax

car·nau·ba wax

(kahr-nawbă waks)
Wax used in pharmaceuticals and in dentistry.
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The experimental design was completely randomized with treatments distributed in a 5 x 2 factorial scheme, corresponding to five substrate compositions based on carnauba residue.
Figure 2 shows SEM pictures of the four coating materials used in this article: (a) natural carnauba wax particles (S-5021, mean particle size: 5-8 [micro]m, from Shamrock Technologies); (b) micronized PE wax powders (MP-22XXF, mean particle size: 4.
Their plight was sadly familiar: drought was far more likely to devastate subsistence farmers than the owners of cattle herds, cotton or carnauba palm plantations, or other cash-crop xerophilous plants.
A According to tile information I have, Winchester used a type of lacquer finish that contained carnauba wax.
LONG-LASTING EXPERTISEAQUA SMOKY LASHWith its natural black mineral pigments, film-forming polymers, mineral-rich red seaweed, Carnauba wax, beeswax, and D-Panthenol to protect the lashes, the waterproof version of Smoky Lash is a new bestseller
Sealer polish Gel-Gloss is one product that leaves a thin coat of tough carnauba wax that will resist stains.
A generic model BPA-based epoxy-phenolic formulation and the relevant raw materials (including three slip agents that were used comparatively: a mixture of carnauba wax and lanolin wax--Slip 1; lanolin wax--Slip 2; and a polyamide wax--Slip 3) were provided by the Valspar Corporation (Industriestrasse 9, CH 8627 Gruningen, Switzerland).
Grand-dam winner, half-sister to Carnauba (champion filly in Italy, dam and grand-dam of stakes winners), Pink Tights (Gr3 winner) and Rich And Riotous (winner, dam of Gr2 winner Shaanxi).
No-Wet is made from 17 ingredients including kaolin clay and carnauba wax.
Attributes/comments: EverGlide UV 636 is a 25% carnauba wax emulsion in TPGDA for both UV inks and coatings.
No-Wet is made from 17 major active ingredients including Kaolin Clay, a natural non-abrasive surface preparation, and Carnauba Wax, a high quality wax and sealant.