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

15 Jul '18, 16:05

July 15, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
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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.

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15 Jul '18, 16:08

July 15, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
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