wax fractionation

wax fractionation

[′waks ‚frak·shə′nā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A continuous solvent-recovery/crystallization petroleum-refinery process for the production of waxes with low oil content from wax concentrates; for example, MEK (methyl ethyl ketone) deoiling.
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