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Difference Between Microcrystalline and Paraffin Wax

  • April 7, 2021

Difference Between Microcrystalline and Paraffin Wax Microcrystalline wax and paraffin wax are two of the most common types of petroleum-derived waxes available. While both of these materials come from petroleum, the processes to extract them differ slightly, and subtle differences in their molecular makeup mean they’re ideal for different uses and industries. A surprising number of various […]

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Upcoming Trends in the Industrial Wax Market

  • March 23, 2021

Today’s global industrial wax market is on the rise. Wax industry trends fluctuated significantly in the mid- to late-20th century largely due to uncertain raw material availability and changing regulatory landscapes. In today’s market, however, the industry is experiencing a more upward growth trend. Much of this growth can be attributed to the diversity of raw material […]

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5 Tips For Using Bottle Sealing Wax

  • February 16, 2021

Bottle sealing wax creates a secure seal to protect bottled goods, including beer, wine, honey, mead and maple syrup. Keep reading to learn a few tips for using bottle sealing wax. 1. Choose Your Wax To get started, select your wax. Our bottle sealing wax creates a flexible, easy-to-remove seal and is available in many […]

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Where Does Wax Come From?

  • February 5, 2021

Has the question “where does wax come from?” ever crossed your mind? If so this article is for you. This article will discuss the basics of wax: where it comes from and the different types. Simply put, wax is composed of a variety of different organic substances. Most often, wax is solid at room temperature […]

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3 Reasons to Use Wax On Your Wooden Beehive

  • February 2, 2021

There are an estimated 125,000 beekeepers in the U.S. Most beekeepers build artificial hives for bees out of wood, using beehive wax to protect the hive. Keep reading to learn three reasons to use beehive wax to create a colony in your own backyard. Top 3 Reasons for Using Wax to Protect Beehives If you’re thinking about coating your beehive, consider […]

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Did you know that apples produce their own wax?

  • September 30, 2019

Fall has arrived and apple season is finally upon us.  Did you know that apples produce their own wax coating?  This wax is commonly referred to as “bloom” and appears as a white coating on the apples. This natural coating helps to preserve the fruit during the growing process . The bloom, or natural wax […]

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Commonly Used Wax Terms You Should Know

  • April 23, 2019

When you think of wax, you probably think of candles or waxed paper, but there are many other uses for wax. Learn about some different types of waxes: Mineral Wax: Mineral wax is a waxlike mineral resin. It is a mixture of hydrocarbons found in connection with certain deposits of rock salt, coal or petroleum. […]

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Our Wax Quality Control Methods And Certifications

  • April 12, 2019

Blended Waxes uses a variety of standards and certifications to ensure we produce wax blends that meet the highest standards. ASTM Standards ASTM stands for American Society of Testing and Materials. ASTM sets standards for use in manufacturing around the world. There are more than 12,000 standards used currently; these are set to help manufacturers […]

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How To Guide: Letter Sealing Wax

  • March 29, 2019

Letter sealing wax gives letters and envelopes a unique finish. Our letter sealing waxes are available in a wide variety of colors and finishes, including metallic and pearl. Follow this guide to learn how to use letter sealing wax. Check Out Our Sealing Wax Step One: Gather Your Supplies You’ll need a few supplies to […]

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3 Ways To Use Bottle Sealing Wax

  • March 14, 2019

Bottle sealing wax is used to seal a variety of bottled goods, including perfume, beer, whiskey, wine and syrup. Take a look at these examples of bottle sealing wax in use. Check Out Our Sealing Wax This cider bottle is sealed with white bottle sealing wax, which matches the label. The seal is topped off […]

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