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Compatibility

Carnauba wax is compatible with most vegetable and mineral waxes and a large variety of natural and synthetic resins.

Carnauba Wax

Carnauba wax is derived from the leaves of the carnauba palm. Carmel carnauba wax is 100% pure and sold hard yellow-brown flakes.

Carnauba Wax is considered among the hardest of natural waxes and produces a very durable film. It has a high melt point, enhances oil retention, is valued as a stable co-emulsifier agent and is an exceptional polishing aid. It is less sensitive to temperature than beeswax and also particularly resistant to humidity.

Grades Available:

  • No #1 Yellow (Type 1)
  • NC #3 Light (Type 3)
  • NC #3 Dark (Type 4 – Filtered)

Applications

Cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, ointments, tablet coatings, candles, confections, investment casting, auto, floor and shoe polishes, carbon paper, inks and paper coatings, fruit coatings.

Carmel Industries