Slack wax light grade

General description of slack wax light grade 10% oil content

Slack wax light grade 10% oil content is yellow or light brown color, easy melt able product. Slack wax light grade 10% oil content is one of the products of refineries which was considered as rubbish about 20 years ago but now a days even there is long line of orders for this product .Slack wax light grade is a mixture of paraffin wax and oil. slack wax light grade is considered as raw material of many products the main is paraffin wax , there are huge demand for slack wax to export from Iran , some times the factories should wait in line for their slack wax raw material , odor and color of light slack wax is mild although it depends to the refinery activity and is not fixed all the time .

Packing of slack wax light grade 10% oil content

Packing slack wax light grade 10% oil content is new or second hand 180 kg drums, ISO tank or flexi tanks.in each 20 foot container 110 drums of slack wax can be loaded . in ISO tank and flexi tank about 20 MT can be loaded . some cusotmers specially Europeans need Iso tank with warmer eqquipment for easy unloading to their factory this kind of packing will add the cost of each MT . cold weather countries need light slack wax with lower melting point .

Uses of slack wax light grade 10% oil content

Slack wax light grade 10% oil is mostly used to produce different grades of paraffin wax by two processes DE-coloring and DE-oiling.Slack wax 10% oil content light grade is also used to produce matches.Slack waxes with oil content below 10% are used for manufacturing of religious candles.Slack wax is the crude wax produced by chilling and solvent filter-pressing wax distillate. There are basically three types of slack wax produced, the type depending on the viscosity of the lube oil being DE-waxed: low neutral, medium neutral and heavy neutral.

Analysis of slack wax light grade 10% oil content

CHARACTERISTIC

UNIT

TYPICAL

TEST METHOD

Kinematic viscosity @100 ˚C

Cst

5

ASTM D-445

Flash point

˚C

230

ASTM D-92

Specific gravity 25 ˚C/25 ˚C

-

0.80

ASTM D-190

Oil Content

%wt

8-10

ASTM D-721

Congealing Point

˚C

55

ASTM D-937

Color

-

3

ASTM D-1500

Drop Melting Point

˚C

57

ASTM D-127

 

General description of slack wax light grade 30% oil content

Slack wax light grade 30% oil content is yellow, soft, low melting point product slack wax light grade 30% oil content is used in cold weather countries like turkey , ukraine , russia .Slack wax light grade is a mixture of paraffin wax and oil.since the oil content is higher the price of light slack wax is lower comparing to 10% oil content of the same grade slack wax . some times factories do DE-coloring process on it and export as lower oil grade slack wax .

Packing of slack wax light grade 30% oil content

Because of high oil content the only way of packing slack wax light grade 30% oil content is new or second hand 180 kg drums, iso tank or flexi tanks.in each 20 foot container 110 drums of slack wax can be loaded . drums are steel one and can be new or used according to the cusotmer s request , difference of new and used steel drum is 25 USD/MT in price of the slack wax .

Uses of slack wax light grade 30% oil content

Slack wax light grade 30% oil is used in producing wax emulsions for particle board and medium density fibreboard, cable filing compound, paraffin wax, matches, candles, rust protective products and moisture vapor barriers.

Analysis of slack wax light grade 30% oil content

CHARACTERISTIC

UNIT

TYPICAL

TEST METHOD

Kinematic viscosity @100 ˚C

Cst

7-8

ASTM D-445

Flash point

˚C

230

ASTM D-92

Specific gravity 25 ˚C/25 ˚C

-

0.78

ASTM D-190

Oil Content

%wt

30-35

ASTM D-721

Congealing Point

˚C

50

ASTM D-937

Color

-

4

ASTM D-1500

Drop Melting Point

˚C

52

ASTM D-127

 

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