Types of Paraffin Wax?

Answer Paraffin wax is a tasteless, odorless, white or colorless, hard wax that is obtained from petroleum. Paraffin wax has a wide range of uses and plays a vital role in everything from heavy industria... Read More »

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What Types of Paraffin are Used in Hand Baths?

Paraffin hand baths, once found only in high-priced spas, contain different kinds of paraffin, as well as therapeutic oils. These baths are used to treat arthritis and dry skin, and are also found ... Read More »

What is paraffin oil?

Paraffin oils are a petroleum product that come in several forms. The oils have a wide variety of uses, including food production, engineering, furniture care and as a heating agent.DefinitionThe M... Read More »

Using Paraffin?

Paraffin wax candles are easy to make and a great project for a first time crafter. Paraffin wax suitable for candle-making can be found at most craft stores. If this is your first time making a pa... Read More »

Where does paraffin wax come from?

Paraffin wax is a man-made, petroleum-based wax. It is commonly used to make candles and homemade jams and jellies. Paraffin wax is also used in commercial candies (such as chocolate); it provides ... Read More »