carnauba wax

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Noun1.carnauba wax - hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
carnauba palm, Copernicia cerifera, Copernicia prunifera, wax palm, carnauba - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
Translations
cera de carnauba
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When the temperature reached 90[degrees]C, the carnuba wax melted and sealed the repaired area.
Tenders are invited for 3 ea fiberglass hot line tool cleaning kit *mfr:hastings *mfr part number:10-197 *6-pack; 12 ea fiberglass carnuba wax *mfr: Hastings *mfr part number: 10-191 *size: 14oz can.
Performance Waxes and Candles: Elevance's Nature Wax products are used in candles, polishes and coatings as an alternative to raw materials with supply problems and performance limitations such as paraffin, beeswax and carnuba.