petroleum wax


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petroleum wax

[pə′trō·lē·əm ‚waks]
(materials)
A wax occurring naturally in various fractions of crude petroleum; there are two groups: paraffin wax and microcrystalline wax.
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Which countries are supplying paraffin wax, microcrystalline petroleum wax, slack wax, ozokerite, lignite wax, peat wax, and similar waxes?
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on petroleum jelly; paraffin wax, microcrystalline petroleum wax, and other mineral waxes obtained by synthesis or other process in Ecuador face a number of questions.
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will no longer use petroleum wax in the production of its duraflame brand firelogs.
Faced with a shrinking supply of petroleum wax and a rise in woodburning fireplace restrictions by air quality districts in the West, Duraflame's product development team set out this past year to determine how to make the next generation of manufactured firelogs.
Polyace 804 is a preblend of PE and petroleum wax designed for use as a lubricant in extruded rigid and flexible PVC.
Sunolite 160 is a refined petroleum wax used as an external lubricant.
Loobwax 0597 - Intermediate petroleum wax generically known as "165 wax," Used singly or in combination with other Loobwaxes and meets PPI TR3/4 requirements.
Loobwax 0597--Intermediate petroleum wax generically known as "165 wax.

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