Slack wax, a mixture of oil and wax is a by-product of the base oil refinery process, which server as a feed stock and that is further refined to produce paraffin wax. Slack Wax is petroleum product; raw material of paraffin wax, Slack wax is a mixture of oil and wax in yellow or brown color, processed by pressing to decrease the oil content and discoloring by special powders after heating to produce paraffin wax.
One of the many products derived from refining is lubricating oil, from which a byproduct called slack wax is obtained. Slack wax is a mixture of oil and wax. It is the product, which serves as IGI’s feedstock and that is further refined and blended to create value-added petroleum wax products.Some examples of applications for slack waxes: in wax emulsions, as binders and water-proofing in artificial woods; in matches; in jar candles; in rust-protection products; in industrial lubricants; in arena-footing; in soil or turf protection; and in fireplace products.