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Hydroxy Waxes (Up one level)
A wax-like compound obtained by the controlled hydrogenation of pure castor oil. The principal constituent is glycerol tris (12-hydroxystearate), also known as opalwax. Castorwax® is a hard, brittle, high melting point wax that is insoluble in most organic solvents but is highly compatible with most resins and waxes.