carnauba wax


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carnauba wax

[kār′nȯ·bə ′waks]
(materials)
The hardest natural wax, having a melting point of 85°C, exuded from the leaves of the carnauba palm (Carnauba cerifera); used for insulating purposes and in making candles, shoe polish, high-luster wax, varnishes, phonograph records, and surface coating of automobiles. Also known as Brazil wax.

carnauba wax

A hard, high-melting-point wax; used in wood polishes and coatings to produce a matte finish.
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The compound recipes were like that given in table 1, except 1 phr carnauba wax was added, as is normal practice in the industry.
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The Wax Includes Brazilian Carnauba Wax and the finest Bavarian Montan Wax, to deliver a brilliant shine.
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The polymer matrix was mixed into the carnauba wax and then the rheology was tested again.
The process aids that have been found to work well are Carnauba wax, Vanfre VAM and VPA #3.
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This is optionally solid or semi-solid at room temperature and contains a carrier including higher alkyl amine, higher fatty acids and carnauba wax.