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Global Petroleum, Natural And Synthetic Waxes Industry

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-11

Introduction II-11

Characteristics and Properties II-11

Important Physico-Chemical Properties of Wax II-11

Petroleum Waxes II-12

Uses II-12

Paraffin Wax II-13

Slack Wax II-14

Microcrystalline Wax II-14

Microcrystalline and Paraffin Waxes - Comparative Analysis II-14

Petrolatum II-15

Other Mineral Waxes II-15

Ozokerite II-15

Ozokerite - Product Highlights II-15

Montan Wax II-15

Clariant Process to Produce Montan Wax II-16

Peat Wax II-16

Synthetic Waxes II-16

Polymer Waxes II-17

Polyethylene Waxes II-17

Copolymer Waxes II-17

Table 8: World Copolymer Waxes Market by End-use (2011):

Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for Plastics & Rubber,

Adhesives, Coatings & Inks, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Fischer-Tropsch Waxes II-18

Others II-18

Hydrocarbon Waxes II-18

Substituted Amide Waxes II-19

Polymerized a-Olefins II-19

Chemically Modified Waxes II-19

Natural Waxes II-19

Animal and Insect Waxes II-19

Beeswax II-20

Beeswax - Product Highlights II-20

Application Areas II-20

Cosmetics II-20

Medicine II-21

Candles II-21

Metal Castings and Modeling II-21

Food Processing II-21

Textiles II-21

Printing II-22

Others II-22

Spermaceti II-22

Lanolin II-22

Others II-23

Shellac II-23

Chinese Insect Wax II-23

Vegetable Waxes II-23

Carnauba II-23

Carnauba Wax - Product Highlights II-23

Major Application Areas II-24

Merits II-24

Demerits II-24

Ouricouri Wax II-25

Bayberry II-25

Rice-Bran Wax II-25

Jasmine Wax II-25

Jasmine Wax - Product Highlights II-25

Candelilla Wax II-26

Candelilla Wax - Product Highlights II-26

Jojoba Wax II-26

Uses II-27

Japan Wax II-28

Soybean Wax II-28

Others II-28

Orange Wax II-28

Esparto II-28

Sugarcane Wax II-28

Castor Wax II-29

New Waxes II-29

4. END-USE ANALYSIS II-30Candles II-30Electrical II-30Food II-30Matches and Pyrotechnics II-30Rubber II-31Adhesives II-31Paper II-31Coatings and Inks II-31Cosmetics & Toiletries II-31Lipsticks II-32Cold Creams II-32Cosmetic Cream Bases II-32Pharmaceutical and Dental Preparations II-32Household and Automotive Polishes II-32Shoe Polishes II-32Furniture Polishes II-32Automobile Polishes II-33Floor Polishes II-33Investment Casting II-34Others II-34Construction II-34Textiles II-34Surface Protection II-34Mold Release Agents/Corrosion Inhibitors II-34Powder Coating II-35Crayon II-35Cardboard II-35Foundry II-35Agriculture II-35Cable Compounding II-35Petroleum Jelly II-35Polymer Additives II-35Sealing Technology II-35Rope Dressings II-35

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