Ten Major Uses of Paraffin Wax

Paraffin wax is a hydrocarbon compound obtained from the distillates of crude oil. It appears as a white, light yellow or dark yellow solid. It has a wide range of uses. Here, we will introduce the top ten uses of paraffin wax.


ⅰParaffin wax is used to make candles, such as religious candles, pillar candles, tea candles, outdoor candles, holiday candles, ect. China is the largest supplier of paraffin wax in the world, and about 47% of the consumption is for candles.

ⅱParaffin wax is used for plastic as the lubricant in the process of the polymer resins. It's also the additive of the stability of plastic.

ⅲ Paraffin wax is used for hot melt adhesives as the adjustor of the viscosity. It can be well used in the adhesives for wood edge, paper, bookbinding, package.

ⅳ Paraffin wax is used in cosmetics and skincare products as a binder and softener. It is relatively safe and can be used at ease.  

ⅴ Paraffin wax is used to coat on the paper and cartons. It can improve the water resistance of the paper, reduce the fluffing of the paper surface, and also improve the smoothness of the paper surface and the light stability of the paper.

ⅵ Paraffin wax is use to control delivery of fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and other materials offers a prospect of efficient material utilization and decreases in the detrimental effects of overdosage.  

ⅶ Paraffin wax is coated on the woods as the water and moisture barrier.

ⅷ Paraffin wax is one of the textile processing accessories. 

ⅸ Paraffin wax is the very important raw material for the explosive. It improves the explosive performance and the safety.

ⅹ Paraffin wax is used in the Asphalt. It enhance the operation ability of the bitumen. Paraffin wax forms the crystalline structure on the surface of the bitumen to lift up the strength of the surface.

King Honor produces paraffin wax, FT synthetic wax, and microcrystalline wax. Our abundant categories will meet your most demand of the waxes. With our over 30 years' experience in paraffin wax and the cooperation with the global well-known companies, we commitment to the continuous developing and researching in the wax industries.


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