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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Based on material type, the market has been divided into synthetic wax, paraffin wax, vegetable wax, and animal wax.
Analysis of various applications where chlorinated paraffin wax is used
Nick Edwards, a director at the council, said: "While the presence of paraffin wax on the coastline should not deter people visiting our beaches, we ask people to use common sense, not handle the substance and also keep dogs and children away from it."
Regarding the types, there are two types of waxes are available namely, Paraffin wax and beeswax.
Note that the rheological testing was not performed with the feedstocks 40SA and 40EVA (i.e., feedstocks containing only stearic acid or only ethylene vinyl acetate) but their DSC thermograms were obtained to evaluate the solubility or the interaction with the paraffin wax. The melting point of the feedstocks was reported in Table 1.
In the treatment of production crude oil paraffin wax waste sludges.
Once removed, the paraffin wax mask follows, applied on the face in layers and left on for ten minutes.
The paraffin waxed coated canvas will deflect any moisture.
However, cross-section micrographs of the poly(methyl methacrylate-co-styrene) revealed a composite salami-like internal morphology (as opposed to a more traditional core/shell) due to the lack of a strong driving force for phase separation of the polystyrene formed within the paraffin wax droplet.
Group A was given mobilization techniques with paraffin wax bath while group B was treated without paraffin wax bath.
This includes a luxurious 60-minute aromatherapy facial, a foot soak, paraffin wax hand treatment, cakes, drinks, use of relaxation rooms, robe and slippers.
The project, which is located in Messaieed Industrial area, would have a capacity of approximately 56,100 tonnes per year (tpy) of chlorinated paraffin wax (CPW), which is used primarily as a chemical in the manufacture of PVC pipes, cables, lubricants, and paints.