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dewaxing

[dē′waks·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Removing wax from a material or object; a process used to separate solid hydrocarbons from petroleum.
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Contract notice: Supply of dewax flash fire furnace.
Four-micrometer paraffin sections were dewaxed in a Bond Dewax solution, rehydrated in alcohol and Bond Wash solution (Leica Microsystems).
At that point in time the opportunity to enter the financially attractive lube base oil market was born because the heaviest product from the hydrocracking unit is excellent feedstock to dewax and manufacture very high quality lube base oils.
This is a time when biological and mechanical means are used to incorporate moisture, soften the straw, increase density (cause some shrink) and dewax the straw.
Both systems use the same set of reagents, EZ-AR(TM) Solutions, to perform Dewax, Rehydration and Antigen Retrieval of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections.
Weak areas are likely to break off during dewax or when the metal enters the mold.
By eliminating the need to manually bake, dewax, cell condition and stain histology slides, Benchmark fills a labor gap that exists in most histology laboratories today," Gleeson commented.
Flashfire dewax ovens are available from Ransom & Randolph.
Investment/Ceramic Shell Building--The goal of all investment foundries is to make a permeable shell that will dewax without cracking, withstand the pressure of molten metal, yet knockout and sandblast easily.
Using wax with FDM produced a cost-effective prototype that was consistent and easy-to-assemble and dewax.