Candelilla Wax & Alternative

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  • Description

    • CARMEL CANDELILLA WAX & ALTERNATIVE - This wax is derived from the leaves of the candelilla shrub, a plant native to northeastern Mexico. The wax is yellowish-brown, and its texture is rigid and brittle. Our Candelilla Wax Alternative is a petroleum and natural wax blend with similar characteristics as pure candelilla wax, including a moderate melting point range, the consistency of hard wax, and hydrophobic properties. It is compatible with many vegetable waxes and some natural and synthetic resin.
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    APPLICATIONS - Used in various applications, including furniture polish, precision casting wax, electronic and electrical products, liquid and paste polishes, and waterproofing. When used as a polish, Candelilla Wax can reach high levels of brilliance, has a moderate melting range, and creates a beautiful gloss, making it a highly valued wax product.
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    CRUDE & REFINED - This wax product is available in crude or refined form. Perfect for lip balms and lotion bars as it provides slip. 
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    THREE GRADES OF REGULAR CANDELILLA WAX - Candelilla Wax comes in certified regular, Refined (NF) EcoCert. *Conforms to NF (National Formulary) standards. 
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    PACKAGING - Wax comes in 1 lb and 5 lbs and 25 kg.

    Product Description
    Carmel Candelilla Wax is derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub, a plant native to the Chihuahua desert in northeastern Mexico. The wax is hard, brittle, and available in crude and refined. The crude form comes in a solid piece, is opaque, and is tan in color. The refined form is yellow and comes in several grades. Regular, Refined (NF), Refined (NF), ECOCERT.  

    Carmel Candelilla Wax Alternative is a petroleum and plant-based wax blend that comes in bead form. This formulation has characteristics similar to pure candelilla wax, including a moderate melting point range, the consistency of hard wax, and hydrophobic properties.

  • Specifications

     Types: Candelilla Wax and Candelilla Wax Alternative 
    • Refined Candelilla Wax Grades: Regular, Refined (NF) Regular, Refined (NF)
    • Candelilla Wax comes in crude and refined form
    • Candelilla Wax Alternative comes in bead form
    • Packaging: 1 lb and 5 lbs and 25 kg

Candelilla Wax & Alternative

Candelilla Wax is derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub, a plant native to the Chihuahuan desert in northeastern Mexico. The wax is yellowish-brown, hard and brittle.

Candelilla wax’s moderate melting range, good gloss, durable film and a low coefficient of contraction make it a highly valued wax in a wide range of industries including cosmetics, pharmaceutical, confection and ink & coatings applications.

A petroleum and plant-based wax blend, this formulation has similar characteristics as pure candelilla wax including a moderate melting point range, the consistency of a hard wax, and hydrophobic properties. It also features good gloss, durable film and a low coefficient of contraction, making it a highly valued wax in a wide range of industries.Applications include furniture polish; precision casting wax; electronic and electrical products; liquid and paste polishes; waterproofing compounds and more.

Candelilla wax alternative