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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Malcera's Paraffin Wax and Asphaltene Modifiers/Inhibitors combine the ability to stabilize solids in oils; dissolve precipitated solids back into oil streams; and efficiently separate oil, water, and solids.
AWHY not try a paraffin wax treatment to sweeten your feet?
And best of all, Miz Hot Tips discovered the product acts like a paraffin wax treatment at a salon to temporarily lock in moisture and make your hands feel softer.
com/research/c33d0a/the_world_market_f) has announced the addition of the "The World Market for Paraffin Wax, Microcrystalline Petroleum Wax, Slack Wax, Ozokerite, Lignite Wax, Peat Wax, and Similar Waxes: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective" report to their offering.
Oil Additives, with its many years of experience in paraffin wax control chemistry, explains Evoniks Oil Additives Specialties Business Director Aidan Rose, brings a significant technology addition to the Evonik Oil & Gas Product Portfolio.
Within the candle making industry, due to shortage in supply of paraffin wax, synthetic waxes are more in vogue.
This company offers Bis- (t-butylperoxy isopropyl) benzene and dicumyl peroxide on a paraffin wax carrier, which is aid to minimize dust generation during the compounding process and to allow for easy handling and dispersion.
Sasol Wax is the biggest player in Europe's paraffin wax sector.
you periodically hear--and feel--a thunderous roar as engineers ignite experimental rocket engines that are chock full of the same paraffin wax that illuminates candlelight dinners.
Health & Fitness Plan - two body massages, one Ultratone to improve muscle tone, one paraffin wax of the back and shoulders and one mini fitness analysis.
Their deluxe pedicure includes a 30-minute foot and leg massage, as well as peppermint oil on your pulse points, a paraffin wax dip for your hands (it's said to be very soothing for arthritis), chamomile tea or flavored coffee with a plate of fruit served on delicate china, soft music, candlelight and the scents of your choice wafting through the air.
58 fully refined paraffin products passed the EU REACH Regulation detected on 169 kinds of substances of high concern (SVHC), marking the Maoming Petrochemical fully refined paraffin wax products in line with exports to the EU standards, the EU market to get a "green card.