Paraffin 248 (paraffinum perliquidum)


What is paraffin 248?

Paraffin 248, also known as paraffinum perliquidum, is a high-quality clear mineral oil derived from petroleum. It is widely used in various industries due to its versatile properties and broad range of applications. Paraffin 248 is renowned for its excellent chemical stability, clarity, colorlessness, and odorlessness. It is one of the most reliable and highly regarded products on the market.

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CAS.                   8042-47-5

Paraffinum perliquidum

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How is paraffinum perliquidum made?

Paraffinum perliquidum, better known as paraffin 248, is produced through a specific refining process of crude petroleum. This process involves distillation and purification of the petroleum, removing impurities and heavy components to obtain a pure, clear mineral oil. The resulting paraffin 248 is a clear, colorless, and odorless liquid with excellent chemical stability.


The function of paraffin 248

Paraffin 248 possesses various properties that make it a versatile product in various applications. Firstly, it exhibits excellent lubricating properties, making it a common choice as a lubricant for machines and equipment. It also has high viscosity and low volatility, ensuring it remains in place for extended periods without quick evaporation.

Additionally, paraffin 248 has good insulating properties, making it frequently used in electrical and electronic devices. It protects components from moisture, corrosion, and other environmental factors. Moreover, it is non-reactive with other substances, making it safe for use in different industrial processes.

Paraffinum perliquidum in various industries

Paraffin 248, or paraffinum perliquidum, is widely used in various industries due to its versatility and reliability.

In the pharmaceutical industry, it is commonly used as an ingredient in medicinal ointments, creams, and lotions because of its excellent skincare properties. It helps keep the skin hydrated and forms a protective barrier against external influences.

Additionally, paraffin 248 finds extensive use in the cosmetic industry as an ingredient in various personal care products such as lip balms, moisturizers, and hair care products. It provides a smooth texture, long-lasting hydration, and helps maintain the natural shine of the hair.

In the industrial sector, paraffin 248 serves as a lubricant for machines, gears, and other moving parts. It helps reduce friction, prevent wear, and extend the equipment's lifespan. Moreover, it is also used as a base oil in hydraulic systems due to its excellent viscosity properties.


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