Parraffin Wax

Paraffin wax is derived from so-called slack wax. This is a mixture of oil and wax which occurs during the refining process of lubricating oils. There are three types of Paraffin Wax namely Type-1, Type-2 and Type-3. These categories are based on the oil.

Parameter Type-1 Type-2 Type-3
Melting Point 45-75 45-75 45-75
(cooling curve) °C
Ash, % mass, max. 0.03 0.03 0.03
a)Organic(mg KOH/g), max. 0.10 0.10 0.01
b) Inorganic (mg KOH/g), max. 0.02 0.02 0.02
Saponification value, max. 1.0 1.0 1.0
Oil content, % mass, max. 0.5 0.5 3.5

Feedstock for the Chemical Industry
Manufacture of proteins
Paper industry
Household chemicals
Cosmetics & Pharma Industry
Food industry
Agriculture Industry

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