Paraffine medium (paraffinum liquidum)


What is paraffin medium?

Paraffin medium, also known as paraffinum liquidum, is a versatile product used in various industries and applications. It is a clear mineral oil derived from petroleum. This liquid paraffin possesses a wide range of properties that make it suitable for diverse purposes.

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How is paraffinum liquidum made?

Paraffinum liquidum is produced through the refining process of crude petroleum. It is a colorless and odorless liquid with high purity. The oil undergoes various purification and filtration steps to remove impurities and obtain a high-quality end product. These careful production processes ensure that paraffin medium meets the highest quality standards.


The function of paraffin medium

Paraffin medium has various properties that make it a popular product in diverse sectors. Firstly, it possesses excellent lubricating properties, making it suitable for use as a lubricant in different machines and mechanisms. It also offers good thermal stability, making it appropriate for high-temperature applications. Additionally, paraffin medium has a high flash point, meaning it is less prone to catching fire, making it safer to use. Furthermore, it has low viscosity, allowing it to flow easily and mix well with other substances. This versatility makes it highly adaptable for various uses.

Paraffinum liquidum in various industries

Paraffin medium is used in various branches and industries due to its unique properties.

In the pharmaceutical industry, paraffin medium is often used as an ingredient in lotions, creams, and ointments because of its moisturizing properties. It can also serve as a carrier for medications and active ingredients.

In the cosmetic industry, paraffinum liquidum is used in products like lip balms, hair care products, and makeup. It helps moisturize the skin and hair, providing a smooth, silky texture.

In the technical industry, paraffin medium is commonly used as a lubricant for machines and equipment. It helps reduce friction and ensures smooth operation. It is also used in the textile industry as a softener for textile fibers and as a lubricant for sewing machines.


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paraffin medium

At Chempri, we specialize in the production and supply of oleochemicals and their derivatives, including paraffin medium (paraffinum liquidum). Our products are manufactured at our state-of-the-art production facility and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of our customers.

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