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What is paraffin wax?

Paraffin wax is material from petroleum processing product, a kind of mineral wax, and a kind of petroleum wax. It is a flake or needle-shaped crystal obtained by solvent refining, solvent dewaxing, or freezing crystallization of wax and pressing dewaxing to obtain the lubricating oil fraction obtained from crude oil distillation, and then solvent deoiling and refining. Used to make higher fatty acids, higher alcohols, matches, candles, waterproofing agents, ointments, electrical insulating materials, etc.

What’s the main application for paraffin wax?

Paraffin wax is divided into food grade (food grade and packaging grade, the former is excellent) and industrial grade we usually offer as 58 celsius degree melting point.Because of its high oil content, crude paraffin wax is mainly used in the manufacture of matches, fiberboards, tarpaulins, etc. After adding polyolefin additives to paraffin wax, its melting point increases, adhesion and flexibility increase, and it is widely used in moisture-proof and waterproof packaging paper, cardboard, surface coating of certain textiles and candle production.

After immersing the paper in paraffin wax, various wax papers with good waterproof performance can be prepared, which can be used in food, medicine and other packaging, metal rust prevention and printing industries; after paraffin wax is added to cotton yarn, the textile can be soft, smooth and elastic ; Paraffin wax can also be made into detergents, emulsifiers, dispersants, plasticizers, greases, etc.

What’s the different usage for fully and semi refined paraffin wax

Fully refined and semi-refined paraffin wax have a wide range of uses. They are mainly used as components and packaging materials for foods, oral medicines and certain commodities (such as wax paper, crayons, candles, carbon paper), coating materials for baking containers, and used for fruit preservation , Insulate electrical components, improve rubber aging resistance and increase flexibility.

What’s the main types of Chinese paraffin wax?

In Chinese paraffin wax market, there are 3 main refineries, all located in Liaoning:

Fushun: now with the wide range of wax melting points and very stable production quantity.

Daqing: Mainly manufacture for semi refinement and also slack wax.

Dalian: nearly stop wax production.

For years of sales to the global market, now more and more customers tends to choose the Fushun refinery paraffin wax. In Fuhsun refinery, there with paraffin wax for 54-64, and for both 50kgs/bag and 25kgs/carton. Our Dongke headquarter located in Fushun as well, which help us gain more advantages for wax source and delivery.

How to purchase good quality Chinese paraffin wax?

As the first class representative of Petrochina, Dongke keeps offering excellent quality paraffin wax and delivery service. our annual export quantity is 40000 tons,  the main market is Mexico ,Brazil ,Peru in South America;Italy, Poland ,Spain in Europe;Vietnam,Thailand in Asia;Ethiopia ,Kenya in Africa. We are not only selling paraffin wax, we are now doing candle making one stop service, for both wax, machine, related materials like dyes and fragrance we can all offer to customer. Please leave your email and required product here so we will reply to you as quickly as we can.

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