Plastics and Polymers

What kind of polymer is wax?


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2011-03-08 17:22:36
2011-03-08 17:22:36

If you're talking about candle wax, it is not a polymer. It is a mixture of large-chain alkanes, which are hydrocarbons. All other types of waxes are condensation polymers.


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I use a polymer. It will last longer than a wax in most cases ,also consider where you park the car in a garage or outside. If left outside the paint needs constant protection. In most cases you should wax or polymer a car monthly. That ensures that you have maximum protection against bird droppings and other paint contaminants.

usually beeswax or craft wax

yea but it depends on wat kind of wax u use

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wax of some kind, and a wik.

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no candle wax is edible, kind of, of course it wont hurt you

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