microcrystalline wax


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microcrystalline wax

[¦mī·krō′krist·əl·ən ′waks]
(materials)
A petroleum wax containing small, indistinct crystals, and having a higher molecular weight, melting point, and viscosity than paraffin wax; used in laminated paper and electrical coil coating.
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This MRRSE Research study offers an eight-year analysis and forecast of the global Microcrystalline Wax Market for the duration 2018 -- 2026.
Summary: This MRRSE Research study offers an eight-year analysis and forecast of the global Microcrystalline Wax Market for the duration 2018 -- 2026.
Recently, Maoming Petrochemical successfully produced 50 tons of microcrystalline wax products in the light ketone benzene plant for the first time.
Dull patination can be revived with the sparing application of a microcrystalline wax.
The exhibition was punctuated by other material presences, such as Senza titolo, 2012, a sort of stele made partly from cast resin and partly from microcrystalline wax, materials that seem to have contrary values and fully express a dialectical tension.
Blistex Inc., for example, has introduced two new products designed to heal and protect lips: Blistex Moisture Melt is a hydrating balm featuring shea butter and aloe-enriched soft beads for added moisturizing, while Blistex Simple and Sensitive contains six select ingredients, including cocoa butter, sunflower seed oil, jojoba, vitamin E, microcrystalline wax and a preservative, phenoxyethanol.
The six ingredients found in Blistex Simple and Sensitive include: cocoa butter, a lush tropical extract with serious moisturizing properties; sunflower seed oil, a nutrient-rich oil selected for its comforting qualities; jojoba, a naturally derived emollient that helps smooth and soften lip: vitamin E, a highly beneficial anti-oxidant; microcrystalline wax, which helps give the formula an appealing form and feel and phenoxy-ethanol, a preservative to maintain freshness.
* Hot-applied microcrystalline wax coatings (Clause 16).
The low temperatures prevented the application of a protective coating of microcrystalline wax. This treatment will be performed later in the year, during warmer weather.
Also, some form of microcrystalline wax (such as Renaissance Wax) is vastly preferable to machine oil for preserving metal items, be they medals, antique weapons, or any other metal collectibles.
One of Clinique's best sellers of the season is a lip gloss called Plump and Shine that contains natural aromatic oils to "feed" the delicate skin on the lips and plump it out, with microcrystalline wax to add the shine.
The MLDW technology market is also witnessing growth due to the growing petroleum refining market, as MLDW technology is used for microcrystalline wax removal, which is used when different functions are needed in the paraffin.