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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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3 Tips For Using Wax On Your Wooden Beehive

  • May 10, 2019

There’s an estimated 212,000 beekeepers in the U.S. Most beekeepers build artificial hives for bees out of wood, using beehive wax to protect it. Keep reading to learn three facts about using beehive wax to create a colony in your own backyard. 1. Wax Blend Beehive wax is a combination of paraffin and microcrystalline waxes. […]

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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. Step One: Gather Your Supplies You’ll need a few supplies to easily apply letter sealing wax. […]

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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. This cider bottle is sealed with white bottle sealing wax, which matches the label. The seal is topped off with an embossed snowflake. With […]

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3 Tips For Using Letter Sealing Wax

  • February 22, 2019

Letter sealing wax gives letters and invitations a unique finish. Check out our top three tips for using this wax to seal the deal on your letters: 1. Hot Glue Gun Our letter sealing wax is sold in stick form. The sticks fit perfectly in a hot glue gun, which heats the wax and makes […]

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All About Custom Wax Colors

  • February 15, 2019

How Wax Is Colored Wax comes from various sources, so in its natural state wax ranges in color. During the refining process, crude oil is separated into different components. The waxy layer gets further refined into consumer wax products. Refining filters out oils and other impurities in the wax. The more refined a product is, […]

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How To Create A Custom Product Look With Wax

  • January 24, 2019

Wax coatings are functional, but they can also make your product stand out with a unique look. Learn about a few different ways you can use wax to enhance the appearance of your product. Letter Sealing Wax Sending off an important notice or letter? Seal the deal with letter sealing wax! Apply a small dot […]

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A Step-By-Step Guide For Using Cheese Wax

  • January 11, 2019

Cheese wax stabilizes moisture in the desired range to properly age the cheese. Although there are many other cheese coating options available, cheese wax is one of the best choices because it is breathable and holds shape easily. Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to use cheese wax. 1. Gather your supplies You’ll only […]

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