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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA
Member Since: 22nd Dec 2004
Total posts: 3533
Posted:okay, so, i've been wondering what the corrilation between liquid parrafin and parrafin wax is. they're obviously both petroleum distilates, but how closely are they related? i've noticed when mine got cold it got pretty waxy, and much like you'd expect a warm candle to act. or, mabey i just dreamed that bit because i dont remember when it got that cold shrug


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Location: Netherlands - Hengelo
Member Since: 19th Aug 2004
Total posts: 82
Posted:I think that the liquid parrafin has smaller molecules --> lower melting point compared to the wax.

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