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Slack Wax

Product Overview

Slack Wax

is a

high-quality petroleum-derived

product primarily used as a raw material in the production of

paraffin wax


It is a complex mixture of oil and wax, offering unique properties that make it highly versatile across various industrial applications. Derived from the de-oiling process in the production of lubricating oils, slack wax serves as an essential component in numerous manufacturing processes.

We offer two different types of Slack Wax, you can check the further details below:

Slack Wax

Key Features:

  • Composition: A blend of oil and wax, with oil content typically ranging from 5% to 35%.
  • Appearance: Semi-solid at room temperature with a pale yellow to dark brown color, depending on oil content.
  • Melting Point: Varies based on the grade, generally between 45°C to 65°C (113°F to 149°F).
  • Odor: Mild petroleum odor, characteristic of wax products.


  1. Candle Manufacturing: Acts as a primary ingredient for producing candles, providing good burn characteristics and molding capabilities.
  2. Rubber and Tire Industry: Used as a processing aid in rubber compounds, improving the pliability and workability of rubber during manufacturing.
  3. Board Sizing: Applied in the production of particle boards and fiberboards to enhance water resistance and structural integrity.
  4. Polishes and Coatings: Integral in the formulation of polishes, wax coatings, and water repellents, offering protective and aesthetic benefits.
  5. Cosmetics: Utilized in certain cosmetic formulations for its emollient properties and ability to improve texture.
  6. Textiles: Used in textile treatment processes to impart a soft finish and enhance fabric durability.


  • Versatility: Suitable for a wide range of industrial and manufacturing processes.
  • Cost-Effective: An economical raw material choice for large-scale production needs.
  • Quality: Consistent composition and quality ensure reliable performance across applications.
  • Eco-Friendly: By-product utilization contributes to waste reduction in petroleum refining.


Slack Wax is available in various packaging options to suit different industrial needs, including:

  • Drums
  • Bulk Containers
  • ISO Tanks

Safety and Handling:

  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and heat sources.
  • Handling: Use protective equipment when handling to avoid direct skin contact. Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for detailed safety instructions.


Contact Peak Universal Business

For more information or to place an order, please contact Peak Universal Business sales team @ Contact Us.

Our Expert will be in touch with you to guide you about the Custom grades of slack wax with specific oil content and melting points that can be produced according to your project requirements. Please get in touch with us for discussing your project details.

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