LIQUID PARAFFIN is a petroleum product and Arena Petro Gas is in position to supply and export it directly from the top producers through its trading services according to the following specification and technical properties.
Liquid paraffin is a clear, odorless oil derived from a mineral source, typically a distillate of petroleum. It compose of saturated hydrocarbons and has different uses in cosmetics, medicine, and industry.
Uses of liquid paraffin:
Liquid paraffin can apply to the skin to prevent water loss and soothe dryness or taken orally as a laxative. It can also use to make food items shiny, to manufacture and contain reactive gases, and to perform infrared spectroscopy. Liquid paraffin should not confuse with the paraffin (i.e., kerosene) used as a fuel.
Industries that use liquid paraffin
Liquid paraffin widely use as a fuel in aviation as well as households. It is also commonly used as a cooking and lighting fuel, and for fire toys such as poi. In parts of Asia, liquid paraffin sometimes uses as fuel for small outboard motors or even motorcycles. Liquid paraffin is also used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and chemical industries.
Technical specifications of liquid paraffin:
- Appearance: clear and bright
- Color: white or pale yellow
- Density: 0.82-0.88 g/cm3
- Kinematic viscosity: 10-40 cSt
- Flash point: 160-210 °C
- Pour point: -5 to -15 °C
- Acid value: max 0.1 mg KOH/g
- Saponification value: max 1 mg KOH/g
- Carbon residue: max 0.1%
- Water content: max 0.05%