Microcrystalline Waxes

Microcrystalline wax is derived from the refining of the heavy fractions of lubricating oils. These waxes contains higher amounts of branched and naphthenichydrocarbons compared to the paraffin waxes which contain more normal hydrocarbons. This chemical composition of different hydrocarbon types causes the wax to form small, micro crystals compared to the more crystalline paraffin waxes. This micro-crystal formation brings about waxes with unique properties highly sort after in different applications. It is characterized as a higher melting point wax which is relatively soft. In general, the presence of the non-normal hydrocarbons renders the microcrystalline waxes more flexible and tackier. Microcrystalline waxes are used as blend components in applications where solvent binding, oil binding, flexibility and tackiness are required such as curtain coatings, flexible packaging, polishes and explosion emulsions.


Fully refined and hydrogenated micro-crystalline wax, suitable for food contact.

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Bleached Bright-stock

Congealing Point: 72 +- 3 Degrees °C
Colour: Off – white

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Bright stock slack wax, bleached and unrefined. Suitable for applications where oil-binding or flexibility is required.

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