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Slack Wax

Description of Slack Wax

Slack Waxes are minimally refined high oil products. They are derived from lubricating oils and often find applications “as they are” with relatively high oil content, or are further processed to produce more refined waxes. Most slack waxes do not meet FDA requirements for food packaging. Slack waxes range from 105°F to 150°F in melting point, and their oil content ranges from 5.0% to as much as 35%. Slack waxes are widely used in the production of wax emulsions, construction board, matches, candles, rust protective products and moisture vapor barriers.

One of the many products derived from refining is lubricating oil, from which a byproduct called slack wax is obtained. Slack wax is a mixture of oil and wax. It is the product, which serves as IGI’s feedstock and that is further refined and blended to create value-added petroleum wax products.

Categories Of Slack Wax

Depending On The Lubricating Oil Fraction Feedstock HEAVY Or LIGHT Grade, By Product Which Is Slack Wax Is Categorized In LIGHT AND HEAVY GRADE. In Each Category Depending On The Degree Of Refinement Slack Waxes Can Have Various Oil Contents Range From 4 Percent Up To 40 Percent

Iran Slack Wax has 2 grades as Heavy & Light Grade.

Packing of Slack Wax

Slack wax is packed in new or second hand 180 kg drums, iso tank, flexi tanks.


Application Of Slack Wax

Slack Wax Has Many Applications. The Most Uses Are Mentioned Below

• Slack Wax Can Be A Blended Component In PVC Industry As Lubricant
• Slack Wax Is Used As Feed Stock For Production Of Paraffin Wax
• Slack Wax Is A Fine Dust Suppressant
• Slack Wax Has Vast Application In Waterproofing Industry.
• Slack Wax Can Be Used As A Blending Agent In The Production Of Petrolatum And Microcrystalline Waxes
• Slack Wax Is An Excellent Waterproofing Agent In Wood And MDF Industries

Other Use of Slack Wax

Slack wax is used in emulsions, construction board, matches, candles, rust protective products and moisture vapor barriers, polishes, inks, carbon paper and externally can be applied as good dust suppressants or controlled-release agents for various chemical and fertilizers.