paraffin


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from crude petroleum

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a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)

(British usage) kerosine

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The blend shows single melting and crystallization peaks at reduced temperature compared to the neat UHMWPE, suggesting complete miscibility and similarity to paraffin oil/UHMWPE [30].
Halbouty said that the acquired property enhances its product offering in the area of paraffin and asphaltene treatment chemistries as well as emulsion breakers and solids dispersants.
The first aim of this study was efficacy and comparison of paraffin baiting technique with other methods such as conventional media including Sabouraud dextrose agar, Sabouraud dextrose agar with cycloheximide, and paraffin agar, to isolate Nocardia from various clinical specimens.
Mary, who has written a book, Paraffin Young & Friends, says she is in awe of his achievements as the first person to make oil extraction commercially viable.
The patients were randomized into two groups: the joint mobilization techniques with paraffin wax bath were included in group A, and joint mobilization techniques without paraffin wax bath in group B.
The present study was undertaken to determine the incidence of mycobacterial infections in lower respiratory tract in HIV seropositive patients with special emphasis on the use of paraffin slide culture for the isolation of non-tuberculous mycobacteria and Nocardia.
These licensed 3M patents are reportedly directed to a technique for performing mass spectrometry analysis on proteins in tissue that has been preserved in paraffin. This technology enables researchers to more easily study formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue for life-science research and drug development.
A MERSEYSIDE man died after an overturned paraffin heater sparked a caravan blaze.
The company founded in 1987 was meant to offer solutions and products of paraffin cylinders, which meet the requirements of the Turkish textile sector.
Qatar Petroleum and Shell have announced the sale of the first commercial shipment of normal paraffin from the world class Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, the largest GTL facility in the world.
The material based on paraffin wax and stearic acid, developed by Meenakshi Reddy and her colleagues at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology, Andra Pradesh, could help keep homes warm in sunny parts of the world that get very cold at night without burning wood or fossil fuels.
My basic "fire wick" is just cotton string that has been saturated with melted paraffin, allowed to cool and harden, and then cut into lengths.
The system incorporates a continuously adjustable paraffin dispenser paddle for user specific sample sizes, and can accommodate all cassette sizes and accept baskets from any tissue processor in its large-capacity specimen drawer.
The well has produced until May 2011, when a build up of paraffin caused it to be closed for repairs.