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What Is Paraffin Wax Used For?

  • November 16, 2021

Many products you come across in your life will include paraffin wax. Paraffin wax is a white wax that is very pliable. It is created from petroleum, coal or saturated hydrocarbons, and it can be refined to be nearly colorless and odorless, making it easy to add to other products without changing the scent or color […]

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6 Tips For Using Cheese Wax

  • November 1, 2021

Did you know? Coating your cheese in wax stabilizes moisture in the desired range to protect your cheese as it ages. Check Out Our Cheese Wax Follow our six tips for using cheese wax: 1. Gather Your Cheese Waxing Supplies Coating your cheese in wax only requires a few supplies, so be sure to have them in place before […]

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5 Facts About Carnauba Wax

  • October 23, 2021

Wax plays a significant role in numerous industries. Products can benefit from different types of wax for adhesive purposes, coatings, sealing and other uses. You can find many waxes that are beneficial for these uses and that carry multiple properties, making them unique and helpful for products. One of the many waxes that industries can […]

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3 Facts About Food Waxes

  • October 17, 2021
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What Is Food-Grade Wax? In the grocery supply chain, food preservation is essential because food needs to be fresh and edible when it sits in the supermarket. Manufacturers find many ways to protect food from spoilage, making sure it’s in good condition for customers to consume. One of the methods industries use for preserving foods […]

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Why Does Cheese Wax Come in Different Colors?

  • October 1, 2021

From red to purple, cheese wax comes in every color of the rainbow. Though any color of wax can coat any type of cheese, the most common are red, yellow and black. The wax color doesn’t change the cheese’s composition or flavor. Keep reading to learn more about the meaning of cheese wax colors, along […]

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Did you know that apples produce their own wax?

  • August 12, 2021

Why Is There Wax on Apples? Like pumpkin spice lattes and leaves falling from the trees, apples are a sign of fall for plenty of people. But some have started to feel concerned about the safety of some types of apples due to online videos warning about the dangers of wax coatings on the fruit. […]

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Duck Wax vs. Paraffin Wax

  • August 2, 2021

A lot of people might think any type of wax will work for any project, but when it comes to getting those pesky pinfeathers off your ducks or waterfowl, you will want to use a product specially formulated for the job. Creating wax blends for specific applications is what we do at Blended Waxes, and […]

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3 Synthetic Wax Types

  • July 11, 2021

Many waxes come from plants and animals, but a few types of synthetic waxes are created for specific uses. These waxes are artificially synthesized using different methods and raw materials. Learn about three common synthetic wax types and their applications below. Fatty Acid Amide Waxes Fatty Acid Amide wax is a solid-type lubricant that can improve resin surface due to the molecule’s amide group. Fatty Acid Amide […]

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5 Plant Wax Types

  • June 27, 2021

Plant waxes are a type of natural wax. There are a variety of wax types within the plant wax category. Learn more about a few of them. 1. Carnauba Wax Carnauba wax (also called palm wax) is a common plant wax type. The wax is harvested from the leaves of the plant by drying the […]

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All About Wax Coated Packaging

  • June 6, 2021

Did you know many paper products are coated in a thin layer of wax? Keep reading to learn all about wax-coated packaging products. How Is Wax Applied To Paper Products? There are a few different ways wax is applied to paper products. Wet waxing (aka wax bath): A sheet of paper is immersed in the […]

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