With regards to the properties of an oil, what is the "wax content"?

asked 15 Jul, 16:05

KnowledgeBase's gravatar image

KnowledgeBase
66255302390
accept rate: 0%


When unsaturated chemical compounds are heated under pressure, the hydrocarbon molecules react with each other and form large molecules. Large molecules tend to crystallize and form wax deposits when the oil temperature drops.

permanent link

answered 15 Jul, 16:08

cheng's gravatar image

cheng
561510
accept rate: 0%

add your answer

MarineProHelp 2018.