paraffin wax


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par·af·fin wax

a wax derived from petroleum.
Synonym(s): mineral wax (1)

par·af·fin wax

(pară-fin waks)
Wax derived from petroleum.
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Rising consumption of paraffin wax owing to its electrical insulation, rheology modifier, friction reducer, flame retardant and plasticizer properties will augment growth.
To overcome the lower thermal conductivity of paraffin wax and the supporting polymer, metallic or non-metallic materials with high thermal conductivities were introduced in PCMs, and PCMs were impregnated into high thermal conductivity materials with porous structures [14-16], such as carbon materials and metal foams.
The system's core was a combination of highly porous aluminum foam and Paraffin wax.
In October, chlorinated paraffin wax market will has fluctuation, the prices will in high level.
The good/ bad news is that it's only the cheap scented candles that are made of paraffin wax.
Women really hate to discover paraffin wax splashed all over their kitchen floors.
Moorelube 50 combination of paraffin wax and calcium stearate provides external lubricity while maintaining fast fusion.
The] rose-petal foot baths and paraffin wax treatments [featured on Queer Eye]are probably not coming to a major league Clubhouse near you.
Identify the presence and location of paraffin wax or other debris in the flowlines.
Mark 2910 Self-Lubricating Pipe Stabilizer eliminates the need to use paraffin wax as a lubricant.