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Paraffin wax

mp ≥65 °C (ASTM D 87)

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Properties

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form   beads or pellets
  flakes or chunk(s)
mp   ≥65 °C (ASTM D 87)

Description

General description

Paraffin Wax is a low cost petroleum product that contains hydrocarbons with 20-40 carbon atoms. It is mainly used in lubricants, candles and electrical insulations.

Application

Paraffin wax can be used as a phase changing material in a wide range of applications which include solar based water heaters, microcapsules and thermal energy devices (TEDs).

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
RV0350000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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