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Beeswax

Beeswax

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Beeswax, is excreted by the honeybee, to construct the honeycomb and is found on all continents. The color of the crude beeswax is dependent upon the type of flower which gave the pollen, the age of the hive and its care, and the amount of propolis present. Natural Beeswax is amorphous and varies in color from a deep brown to a light taffy shade. The Beeswax has a distinctive honey odor. Not all crude Beeswax is suitable for bleaching.

Beeswax Compatible With: Vegetable, Animal, and Mineral Waxes, Tallows, Fatty Acids, Glcyerides, Hydrocarbons, Fatty Alcohols, Most all other waxes and oils.

Beeswax Uses:
  • Polishes: Furniture, Wood, Leather, Automobile
  • Cosmetics: Creams, ...
Candelilla Wax

Candelilla Wax

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Candelilla Wax, a vegetable wax, is found in the form of scales entirely covering a reed like plant which grows wild and in great abundance on the rocky slopes and plains of Northwestern Mexico. Production for Candelilla Wax is year-round with somewhat less wax obtained in the wet season, July to September.

Candelilla Wax is a light brown to light yellow, hard, brittle, slightly tacky and lustrous wax with a distinctive odor. This wax is not as hard as Carnauba, and does not reach its maximum hardness for several days after cooling.

Candelilla Wax Compatible With: All vegetable and Animal waxes, Fatty Acids, A large variety of natural and synthetic resins, Glycerides, Hydrocarbons (in certain ...
Carnauba Wax

Carnauba Wax

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Carnauba wax is exuded by the leaves of the Brazilian "Tree of Life" to conserve the moisture within the tree and leaves. This Carnauba Palm grows in the northern and northeastern parts of Brazil along the river banks, and valleys.

The leaves containing the wax are cut off the tree during the period from September to March. The color and quality are governed by the age of the leaves and the care used in processing the carnauba wax.

Carnauba Wax Physical Properties: Carnauba Wax is hard, brittle, non-tacky and lustrous wax.

Carnauba Wax Grades: Prime or No 1 Yellow, No. 3 North Country, Carnauba Wax Substitutes.

Carnauba Wax Compatible With: All Vegetable, Animal, and Mineral ...
Natural Butters

Butter Products

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Including cocoa, shea, mango, olive, kokum, lime and avacado butters.

Butters come in solid form in a 55.12 lb carton.
Microcrystalline Wax

Microcrystalline Wax

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Microcrystalline waxes consist of a matrix of extremely small crystals. They are sometimes referred to as amorphous wax. Their molecular structure consists of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons including normal paraffins, branched paraffins, monocyclic compounds, and polycyclic compounds.

Microcrystalline Wax Typical End Uses:
  • Detergent Cartons: paper to board
  • Bakery Cartons: glassine to board
  • Ream and Roll Wrap: kraft to kraft
  • Other Uses:Cosmetics, Hot Melt Adhesives
Fully Refined Petroleum Waxes are F.D.A. Approved for the end uses indicated under Regulation 21 CFR 178.3710 C.T.F.A. Listed CAS No's that apply 64742-43-4 64742-51-4
Ozokerite Wax

Ozokerite Wax

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Ozokerites are blends of true waxes which produce a dry wax with high solvent absorption and gel values. Their structure is unlike those of the paraffins and microcrystalline waxes.

Ozokerite Wax Compatible With: All Vegetable Waxes, Animal, and Mineral Waxes, A large variety of natural and synthetic resins, Fatty Acids, and Glycerides.

Ozokerite Wax Uses:
  • Polishes: Leather, Automobile
  • Cosmetics: Creams, Lipsticks, Pomades, Lotions
  • Other Uses: Adhesives, Printing Inks
C.T.F.A. Listed
Paraffin Wax

Paraffin Wax

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Fully refined Paraffin Waxes are a hard, white crystalline material derived from petroleum. They are refined by means of a carefully controlled selective solvent process into different melting point grades, each having exceptional gloss and resistance to blocking. Their degree of purity and low odor make these waxes suitable for many applications, including food packaging.

Paraffin waxes are predominately composed of normal, straight chain hydrocarbons. They vary from 18 to 40 carbon atoms and their chain length (i.e. molecular weight) determines their average melting point. Resistance to most acids and alkalis is very good.

Paraffin Waz Typical End Uses: Food Wrap, Corrugated Containers, Nursery Stock, ...
Ceresine Wax

Ceresine Wax

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Ceresines Waxes are an upgrading of various types of paraffins through the controlled admixing of materials that are either compatible or miscible with the original paraffin.

Ceresine Wax Compatible With: Vegetable, Animal and Mineral Waxes, A Large variety of natural and synthetic resins, Fatty Acids, Glycerides and Hydrocarbons

Ceresine Wax Uses:
  • Textiles: Impregnate, Waterproof, Mildewproof
  • Polishes: Shoe, Floor, Automobile, Furniture, Leather
  • Sunchecking: Rubber
  • Cosmetics: Pomades, Perfumes, Creams,Lotions, Lipstick
  • Pharmaceuticals: Salves, Ointments
  • Lubricants: Mold Release, Die, Stamping
  • Other Uses: ...
Soy Wax

Soy Wax

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Soy wax is a natural wax that come in the form of flakes and can be used for candles and a variety of cosmetic products.

Soy wax comes in flakes in a 50 lb carton.
Speciality Waxes

Specialty Wax Compounds and Specialty Waxes

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Frank B. Ross offers an array of specialty waxes including sculpture wax, batik wax, antisun wax, rice bran wax, japan wax, bayberry wax, shellac wax, montan wax, hydrogenated castor oil and a variety of wax substitutes. These waxes range from hard carvable waxes to soft moldable waxes. They can be used as adhesives, as coatings, to formulate candles, to resist dyes and for many other purposes.
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Frank B. Ross Co., Inc. uses the most modern technology to specialize in matching existing waxes or creating a custom product designed for a specific end use.

Offering the very finest in substitutes and natural waxes for industrial use for over 100 years. The Frank B. Ross Co., Inc. has enjoyed continued success and progress in the wax business since 1902. Since that time, the firm has found it necessary to constantly expand and modernize manufacturing facilities, intensify research, and make significant acquisitions of other businesses to further broaden its scope of products. These efforts have been expanded to satisfy the increasingly sophisticated demands of our nation's vast industrial complex. Today, the very ...
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