candle Waxes

candle waxes

Room Temperature

  • Solid at room temperature; liquid at higher temperatures

Hydrocarbon

  • Primarily hydrocarbon in structure

Water Repellent ​

  • Water repellent; insoluble in water

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Candle Wax

The chemical composition of all waxes used for candle-making is similar, and all candle waxes burn in the same manner. … Paraffin is the most commonly used candle wax today.