Posted on 29/05/2017 in Everyday life

Paraffin is typically recognised for its highly elastic, solid, glutinous, inert and waterproof characteristics – and for its ability to be handled at room temperature. It is also biodegradable and does not release any harmful gases when burned. Thanks to its low cost and wide array of applications, paraffin today has replaced the use of beeswax. One of its best known applications is in the production of candles.