Paraffin Wax :
Paraffin waxes come from the de-waxing of paraffin distillates. Paraffin waxes have relatively large, brittle crystals (Macrocrystalline) and generally have little affinity for oil. The quality is determined by the extent of the refining process and yiels a product having very low reactivity and toxicity as well as moisture resistance.
Paraffin is used in a variety of industries including:
Agriculture – Food – Rubber – Electrical appliances – Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics - Matches – Fabric – Paper –