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Paraffin Wax

Other Trading Names:

  • Mineral Wax
  • Petroleum Wax
  • Kerosene Wax
  • Petrolatum Wax
  • Microcrystalline Wax
  • Microcrystalline Wax
  • Refined Wax
  • White Wax
  • Scale Wax
  • Crystal Wax
  • Snow Wax
  • Adip Wax
  • Ceresin Wax
  • Cerin Wax
  • Ozocerite Wax
  • Montan Wax
  • Shale Wax

CAS Number: 8002-74-2

HS Code: 27122010

Types of Packaging:

  • Granular Wax: 25kg/bag
  • Slab Wax: Bag Packaging for 10 sheets per bag (50kg/bag)
  • Slab Wax: Carton Packaging for 5 sheets per carton (25kg/carton)
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Chemical Name

Paraffin Wax

Molecular Formula

CnH2n+2

CAS Number

8002-74-2

Appearance

White, Odorless, Tasteless, Waxy Solid

Grade Standard

Industrial Grade, Cosmetic Grade, Food Grade

Melting Point

52℃ - 68℃

Oil Content (%)

0.5

Crystalline Index

0.5% -1.5% Oil

Scale of Deoiling

0.5% -1.5% Oil

Boiling Point

>370℃

Solubility in Water

1mg/L

Density

0.9 g/cm3

Chemical Description 

  • Paraffin wax is a hydrocarbon-based substance, consisting of saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons.
  • It has low thermal conductivity and high heat retention properties, making it effective for thermal insulation and as a phase change material.
  • Paraffin wax is chemically stable and has a low reactivity, making it a suitable material for various industrial and consumer applications.
  • Due to its water-resistant properties, paraffin wax is commonly used in applications where moisture protection is required.
  • Its solid state at room temperature and ability to change from solid to liquid at relatively low temperatures make it valuable for candles and heat storage systems.
  • Paraffin wax is a preferred choice for applications requiring a stable, odorless, and colorless material, as it does not readily react with other substances.
  • Paraffin wax is derived from the fractional distillation of crude oil, making it a byproduct of petroleum refining processes.
  • Its ability to undergo phase transitions between solid and liquid states with a well-defined melting point makes it useful in applications like temperature-regulated containers and thermal energy storage systems.
  • Paraffin wax is often used as a lubricant in various industries due to its low coefficient of friction and ability to reduce wear and friction between moving parts.
  • In the food industry, paraffin wax is valued for its non-reactive and non-toxic nature, allowing it to be used in food packaging and as a protective coating for certain food products.
  • The chemical stability of paraffin wax contributes to its long shelf life and resistance to degradation over time.
  • Paraffin wax's low heat of fusion and ability to absorb and release heat during phase transitions make it useful for temperature control and heat management applications.
  • It is a cost-effective material for various applications, contributing to its popularity in diverse industries.
  • Paraffin wax's inert nature and low reactivity make it a preferred material in various chemical and industrial processes where interference with other chemicals is undesirable.
  • Its white or colorless appearance and lack of odor make it suitable for applications requiring an unobtrusive and neutral appearance.
  • The versatility of paraffin wax allows it to be tailored to specific requirements by modifying its physical properties, such as melting point and hardness, through refining processes.
  • Paraffin wax's ability to form a protective barrier on surfaces, as well as its resistance to moisture, corrosion, and oxidation, makes it valuable in protective and sealing applications.
  • It is an economical option for industries seeking reliable and low-cost solutions for their diverse needs
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