carnauba wax


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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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To further evaluate coating quality of carnauba wax and PE, the dissolution rate of FEM-ground and coated KCI particle in water were measured.
Table 94: Brazilian Market for Carnauba Wax (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Exports for Europe, US, Japan and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67 Competitive Scenario in Floor Waxes Market - Historic Review III-67
2]/day 46 33 40 Table 3--compound recipes for extrusion trials conducted at NFM Iddon Ingredient VTR-9209 B-202/ B-600 VTR-9209 100 -- Precompound of Viton B-202E-600 -- 100 Magnesium oxide 3 3 Calcium hydroxide 6 6 N-990 carbon black 15 15 N-772 carbon black 10 10 Carnauba wax 0.
Coatings containing beeswax were more effective in inhibiting enzymatic browning than coatings containing carnauba wax.
Polymers: EVAC copolymer A -- 85[degrees]C -- melt index 400, EVAC copolymer AA --85[degrees]C -- melt index 250, EVAC copolymer B -- 105[degrees]C, EVAC copolymer C -- 120[degrees]C, EVAC copolymer D -- 124[degrees]C, carnauba wax -- from Michelman, Inc.
Process aids like Vanfre VAM, VPA #3 and Carnauba wax are effective in promoting part release.
5 -- Ca(OH)2 -- 3 6 MgO -- -- 3 Carnauba wax 1 1 --
00 (Cetearyl alcohol (and) ceteareth-20) Refined #1Yellow Carnauba Wax (Frank B Ross Co.
Spray n Shine(TM), an automotive waterless wash and wax, is a spray-on application designed to detail between 4-6 cars or 8-10 motorcycles without the use of water, leaving a finishing coat of Carnauba wax.
00 Carnauba Wax (Ruger) (Copemicia cerifera (carnauha) wax) 5.
80 (Mangifera indica (mango) seed butter) Liponate GC (Lipo Chemicals) (Caprylic/capric triglyceride) 22,00 Carnauba Wax #1 (Copcrnicia cerifera (carnauba) wax) 3.
INGREDIENTS WT% Petrolatum 36 Organic beeswax (Cera Alba) 10 Sweet almond oil (HallStar) (Prunus amygdalus dulcis oil) 14 Carnauba wax (Copernicia cerifera cera) 7 Candelilla wax (Candelilla Cera) 6 Shea butter-Ultra Refined (HallStar) (Butyrospermum parkii) 10 Sal butter (HallStar) (Shorea robusta seed butter) Lanolin 5 5 (Sodium benzoate) Tea tree oil (HallStar) (Melaleuca alternifolia leaf oil) 2.