Wax – Semi-Refined Paraffin

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Paraffin wax is a white or colorless soft solid derivable from petroleum, coal, or oil shale that consists of a mixture of hydrocarbon molecules containing between twenty and forty carbon atoms.


  • Semi-refined paraffin wax is broadly used for making rubber products, Candle manufacture, wax paper, polishes, cosmetics, electrical insulation assisting in extracting perfume from flowers, medical ointment, Pharmacy, Batteries, etc.
Test H3 M2 MB2 Method Test ASTM
Kinematic Viscosity @ 100ºC(cSt) 6.5-8 4.5-6.4 4.5-6.4 ASTM D-445
Oil Content %wt max. 3 2 2 ASTM D-721
Melting Point °c 67-69 62-65 63-65 ASTM D-87
Color min SUS 18 28 25 Saybolt
Penetration 0.1mm@25°c Max 23 15-19 Max 19 ASTM D-1321