Paraffin may refer to:
- Paraffin wax, a white or colourless soft solid that is used as a lubricant and for other applications
- Alkane, a saturated hydrocarbon
- Kerosene, a fuel that is also known as paraffin
- Tractor vaporising oil, a fuel
- Liquid paraffin (medicinal), a very highly refined mineral oil used in cosmetics and for medical purposes
- Mineral oil, any of various colorless, odorless, light mixtures of alkanes in the C15 to C40 range from a non-vegetable (mineral) source, particularly a distillate of petroleum
- Petroleum jelly, also called soft paraffin
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 01:23:44 -0700
On 11 July 2014 the General Court ("GC") rendered its decision T-540/08 on appeal by Esso Deutschland GmbH, Esso S.A., ExxonMobil Petroleum and Chemical BVBA and Exxon Mobil Corporation (jointly the "Applicants") against the European ...
Rock Hill Herald (press release)
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:03:45 -0700
Chlorinated Paraffin Wax Technical Material Market Report provides a technical, analytical and statistical insight into the chlorinated paraffin wax market. The market analysis includes volume trends, value trends, price trends, key players, market ...
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:08:04 -0700
Happy Anniversary to Don and Lea Woolman, and Candace and Randy Fourier. A word from the kitchen: if you have a leaky vase, coat the inside with a thick layer of paraffin wax and allow it to harden. The paraffin wax will last indefinitely and no more ...
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 03:30:00 -0700
According to data collated by DTI, paraffin wax now costs P94.60 a kilogram, up from P88.20 in 2011. The agency said prices of the above products last rose three years ago. “Given that the price adjustment only takes effect by September 17, 2014 ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:06:21 -0700
The most common wax used in candle-making, paraffin is made from fossil fuels—hence its newly controversial reputation. In 2009, researchers at South Carolina State University found that burning paraffin candles releases hazardous chemicals into the air.
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:15:00 -0700
ObjectivesThe paraffin-embedded tissue (PET) blot technique followed by limited protease digestion has been established to detect protein aggregates in prion diseases, alpha-synucleopathies, and tauopathies. We analyzed whether the scope of the method ...
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 15:07:30 -0700
At present, IOC's Digboi refinery produces 32 TMTPA (thousand metric tonnes per annum) of paraffin wax while Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, a group company of IOC, produces 20 TMTPA of paraffin wax. “NRL will be producing about 50 TMTPA of ...
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:15:50 -0700
SeqControl robustly predicted how much sequencing was required to reach a given coverage depth (area under the curve (AUC) = 0.993), accurately classified clinically relevant formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded samples, and made predictions from as ...
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