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Paraffin Wax
Paraffin Wax Prices
CnH2n+2
fully refined/American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM - 0.23 wt% maximum oil content, white color, 67ºC melting point) grade; semirefined grade (2-5 wt% oil content, white color, 58-64 °C melting point); United States Pharmacopeia (USP) grade; National Formulary (NF - 10 to 16 dmm penetration, white color, 59-62ºC melting point) grade; and crude grade (6 wt% maximum oil content, white or yellow color, 52 °C melting point).
Paraffin Wax is used mainly in electrical insulation; candles; and as plastics processing lubricant.
chloroparaffin.
  • Slack wax (de-oiling)
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Paraffin Wax (a.k.a. Petroleum Wax) is an organic compound, in the paraffinic hydrocarbons class. It is a soft odorless white solid, consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbon molecules containing between twenty and forty carbon atoms, insoluble in water, but soluble in ether, benzene, and other organic solvents. Those mixed hydrocarbons can be used in a wide range of applications.
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Chart Description. Intratec provides Paraffin Wax prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States Flag United States: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • Germany Flag Germany: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • China Flag China: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • Malaysia Flag Malaysia: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • Brazil Flag Brazil: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (1)
  • South Africa Flag South Africa: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades (1)

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About Paraffin Wax. Paraffin Wax (a.k.a. Petroleum Wax) is an organic compound, in the paraffinic hydrocarbons class. It is a soft odorless white solid, consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbon molecules containing between twenty and forty carbon atoms, insoluble in water, but soluble in ether, benzene, and other organic solvents. Those mixed hydrocarbons can be used in a wide range of applications.

Commercial Grades. fully refined/American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM - 0.23 wt% maximum oil content, white color, 67ºC melting point) grade; semirefined grade (2-5 wt% oil content, white color, 58-64 °C melting point); United States Pharmacopeia (USP) grade; National Formulary (NF - 10 to 16 dmm penetration, white color, 59-62ºC melting point) grade; and crude grade (6 wt% maximum oil content, white or yellow color, 52 °C melting point).

Uses. Paraffin Wax is used mainly in electrical insulation; candles; and as plastics processing lubricant.

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Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Slack wax (de-oiling)

Derivatives. chloroparaffin.

Chemical Formula. CnH2n+2

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