PARAFFIN WAX (0.02)
PARAFFIN WAX (0.02)
PARAFFIN WAX (0.02) is a petroleum product and Arena Petro Gas is in position to supply and export it directly from SEPEHR SHIMI through its trading services according to the following specification and technical properties.
Paraffin wax is a chemical product derived from petroleum, coal, or oil shale that consists of a mixture of hydrocarbon molecules containing between 20 and 40 carbon atoms. It has a melting point between about 46 and 68 °C and a boiling point above 370 °C. It is insoluble in water, but soluble in ether, benzene, and certain esters, also It is also an excellent electrical insulator and a good material for storing heat.
Paraffin wax has various uses in different industries, such as:
- Candles: Paraffin wax is the main ingredient of most candles, as it burns cleanly and reliably. It can be dyed and scented to create different types of candles.
- Cosmetics: it use as a base for creams, ointments, lipsticks, and other cosmetic products. It helps to moisturize, soften, and protect the skin.
- Food: Paraffin wax forms a protective coating for foods such as cheese, citrus fruits, candies, and chocolates. It prevents moisture loss, oxidation, and microbial growth.
- Paper: Paraffin wax use to make wax paper, which is a paper coated with wax to make it water-resistant and non-stick. It is used for wrapping food, baking, and crafts.
- Polishes: Paraffin wax use to make polishes for wood, leather, metal, and other materials. It gives them a shiny and smooth finish. Rubber: Paraffin wax use as a lubricant and a processing aid in the rubber industry. It helps to prevent the rubber from sticking to the molds and machines.
- Textiles: Paraffin wax use to waterproof and soften fabrics such as canvas, cotton, and wool. It also makes them more resistant to stains and wrinkles.
One of the manufacturers of paraffin wax is SEPEHR SHIMI, which is a company based in Iran. According to their website, their paraffin wax has the following technical specifications:
- Oil content: 0.5% max - Melting point: 58-60 °C - Color: white - Penetration: 18-22 mm/10 - Flash point: 250 °C min - Odor: odorless