slack wax

slack wax

[′slak ′waks]
(materials)
A soft, oily, crude wax obtained from the pressing of petroleum paraffin distillate or wax distillate.
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The IME said that over 221,925 tons of various oil and petrochemical products, including 96,194 tons of bitumen, 63,157 tons of polymer products, 23,460 tons of VB feed stock, 11,000 tons of lube cut-oil, 21,356 tons of chemical products, 4,320 tons of sulfur, 1,092 tons of insulation, 1,357 tons of base oil and slack wax oil and 20 tons of argon with the total value of $128mln were traded in its domestic and exports halls during the last week.
The recently unveiled, Bill C-48, the proposed Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is applicable to crude oil and related products, including partially upgraded bitumen, synthetic crude oil, petroleum pitch, slack wax and bunker C fuel oil.
Entrepreneurs from Russia, Britain, the United Arab Emirates, Cyprus, Singapore, Afghanistan and other countries bought liquefied gas, diesel, polypropylene, technical sulfur, mazut, calcined petroleum coke and slack wax produced by the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries.
Residue 589,601 1,531,307 3,441,493 Benzena 170,943 167,800 Green Coke 1,821,439 187,919 1,789,491 Lube Based Oil 384,247 64,162 644,850 Paraxylene 357,251 76,973 PTA 290,695 32,606 1,082,727 Slack Wax Fully Refined Wax 20,594 19,291 Hard Scale White 1,754 Wax Heavy Aromatics 108,076 26,490 LPG 61,582 2,483,330 Slack Wax 1,713 608,713 Aromatic 21,751 Asphalt 6,991 Fuel oil 3,227,341 3,233,543 Total 47,837,235 42,882,663 55,456,683 Growth (%) -10,4 29,3 2007 2008 Decant Oil 477,360 943,677 HVGO 56,994 0 LSWR 6,294,511 7,223,070 Naphtha 26,230,969 1,933,206 V.
ExxonMobil, MOL, Repsol, Sasol, Shell and Total also engaged in market allocation for this product and ExxonMobil, Sasol, Shell, RWE and Total also fixed prices for slack wax sold to end-customers on the German market," the EC said in its official notice of its findings.
The infringements committed by ExxonMobil, Sasol, Shell, RWE and Total also concerned slack wax - a raw material used in the production of paraffin wax - sold to end-customers on the German market.
The port handles imports of tankerloads of slack wax from Thailand, which is used to make glue (when combined with resin), which in turn is used to manufacture OSB.
com/research/c33d0a/the_world_market_f) has announced the addition of the "The World Market for Paraffin Wax, Microcrystalline Petroleum Wax, Slack Wax, Ozokerite, Lignite Wax, Peat Wax, and Similar Waxes: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective" report to their offering.
The IME said that over 229,567 tons of various oil and petrochemical products, including 87,243 tons of bitumen, 52,765 tons of polymer products, 34,300 tons of VB feed stock, 19,800 tons of lube cut-oil, 23,091 tons of chemical products, 11,400 tons of sulfur, 350 tons of insulation and 21 tons of base oil and slack wax oil with the total value of $119mln were traded in its domestic and exports halls during the last week.
Slack wax and bright stock slack wax are produced as by-products of the oil refining process.
A new Group III category describes unconventional base oils (UCBO) produced by processes like slack wax isomerization or HC/HI and whose performance has been favourably compared with poly-alpha-olefins (PAO).
Table 6: World Market for Paraffin Wax (2008E): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Application for Candles, Packaging, Board Sizing, Hotmelts & Firelogs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25 Slack Wax II-25 Microcrystalline Wax II-25 Microcrystalline and Paraffin Waxes - Comparative Analysis II-25 Petrolatum II-26 Synthetic Waxes II-26 Polymer Waxes II-26 Polyethylene Waxes II-27 Copolymer Waxes II-27