oxidized microcrystalline wax

oxidized microcrystalline wax

[′äk·sə‚dīzd ¦mī·krō¦krist·əl·ən ′waks]
(materials)
Refined, oxidized wax from bottoms of storage tanks for solvent-extracted petroleum; used in floor polishes.
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