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Paraffin in Chocolate Coating

Paraffin in Chocolate Candy Coating

DIRECTIONS

  1. Chop the paraffin into small pieces.
  2. Melt the paraffin in the microwave, or on top of a double-boiler. (This takes quite a while, so be patient.).
  3. When the paraffin is melted, add the chocolate.
  4. Stir all together.
  5. If using the microwave, continue heating for 1-minute intervals, using 50% power, until everything is well-blended. Be sure to stir your mixture between 1-minute heatings. If using a double-boiler, stir the chocolate/paraffin mixture constantly until fully mixed.
  6. Dip marshmallows, nuts, dried fruit, cookies, pretzels, or whatever you like.
  7. Fresh fruits should be at the peak of ripeness. After rinsing your fresh fruit, you need to be sure it’s patted completely dry. (Chocolate will not cling to wet fruit.).
  8. After dipping, place on a waxed-paper lined cookie-sheet and allow to harden. 15 minutes to 1 hour, depending on ambient temperature.

Is There a Natural Alternative to Paraffin Wax in chocolate factory?

Is there a natural alternative to paraffin wax for candy coating? Delicious pistachio cookies are dipped in chocolate but melt the minute you touch them.The normal wax is full of artificial ingredients and chemicalsThis is a tricky one. Every candy coating we’ve ever seen has had at least a touch of wax or other semi-artificial ingredient to help keep the chocolate hardened. If you add a lot of wax to chocolate it compromises the taste and texture. But we add a very small amount to some candies to mitigate the problem.Readers, what is your experience using wax (and not using wax) in candies and dipped treats like these? Have you found any varieties of chocolate that hold up better at room temperature? Or any natural additives that keep it hard? We’d love some tips on this too; maybe we’ll find a way to quit using wax altogether.

 

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Paraffin Wax In Lubricated Paper

Paraffin Wax for Lubricated Paper

The first major type of crude oil, Paraffin wax, which is used in Lubricated Paper, industries and hygienic aims,  widely.Paraffin wax has some shapes, such as Paraffin wax in solid shape and liquid paraffin.Paraffin wax suitable as corrosion protection coatings for industrial barrels and tanks. In addition, use in electrical insulation, textile, making Candles, Production of waterproof fabric and paper industries, Industrial Wax, Solid ink copy paper, Based lubrication products and Vaseline.

Paraffin wax has two major grades, they are light Paraffin wax and heavy Paraffin wax. These grades are divided to Fully refined paraffin wax and semi refined paraffin wax, also.

Fully refined paraffin wax, has oil content less than or up to 0.5%. It is white, transparent, tough and commonly use for candle making. Candles which are made by Fully refined paraffin wax, are snow white and have long lasting burning time.

Semi refined paraffin wax, not only use for making candle, but also apply for some other aims, such as surface waxingpolishing and lubricationSemi refined paraffin wax has oil content up to 7%.

Description of  Lubricated Paper

The lubrication mechanism in PVC was studied using calcium stearate and paraffin wax lubricants. Based on the results of the differential thermal analyses, percent haze, microscopy, metal release, Brabender fusion, and extrusion studies we have developed a new theory of PVC lubrication based on molecular structure. Lubricants containing polar groups, which preferentially wet the metal surface in the presence of PVC, such as calcium stearate, are excellent metal lubricants. Non‐polar lubricants which do not wet the metal surface, such as paraffin wax, allow PVC to stick to the metal surface. However, these lubricants work in combination with the metal wetting lubricants to make the lubricant layer more fluid, providing a better lubricating system than either lubricant alone. Lubrication between PVC primary particle flow units is similar to that at the metal surface with the polar PVC surface acting in a similar manner as the metal surface. We find the common classification of lubricants as internal or external to be deficient in explaining performance.