carnauba wax

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hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes

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5mm Match bullets both with and without Moly coating with a light film of carnuba wax (for reducing both friction and barrel wear).
Included in this number are 300 items of consumer packaged shoe and foot care products, including Moneysworth & Best and Florsheim brands, which include: natural carnuba wax and lanolin shoe polishes and creams, a wide range of shoe laces, quality brushes and buffing cloths, natural-based shoe cleaners and waterproofers, and several lines of insoles.
This wax is harder than beeswax, but not as hard as carnuba wax.
0 (glycine soja (soybean) oil (and) hydrogenated cottonseed oil) Carnuba wax (Ross) 5.
On leather shoes, your repair shop will often use a product with a petroleum distillate as a carrier for carnuba wax or apply a natural animal oil conditioner.