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Prowax™ Waxes

The Prowax line encompasses petroleum slack and scale waxes with low-, mid- and high-range melting points that have a wide variety of applications. Prowax products are derived from petroleum via a carefully controlled refining process and are primarily comprised of a mixture of straight chain normal paraffin and branched, iso-paraffin hydrocarbons.

Diversity of usage

Prowax products offer a broad range of applications*, including: 
  • Firelogs 
  • Wax emulsions
  • Wax blends
  • Oriented Strand Board (OSB)
  • Candles 
  • Candle wax blends 
  • Wax isomerization feedstock 
  • De-dusting for roofing granules, roads, fertilizer, glass wool, and textile treating
  • Feedstock for fully refined waxes and microwax 

Exceptional quality

ExxonMobil has set the standard for technology leadership in the wax industry for more than 50 years. To confirm its outstanding and dependable performance, Prowax products undergo considerable testing. They are produced and controlled according to rigorous propriety and industry standards. As with all ExxonMobil wax products, you can count on state-of-the-art supply reliability and consistent quality allowed by our exceptional manufacturing capabilities and distribution network.

* Applications are subject to applicable laws and regulations in each jurisdiction. User must check compliance with applicable regulations.

  • Candle
  • Construction OSB
  • Other
  • Slack
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Wax Overview

Product data sheets

Product data sheet

Prowax 312
Melt Point: 50.0 - 56.0 C (122.0 - 132.8 F)
Oil Content: max 6.0%
Typical Applications: Candles, Wax emulsions, Wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Port Jerome, France

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Prowax 390
Congealing Point: 68.0 - 81.0  C (154.4 - 177.8 F) 
Oil Content: max 5.0%
Typical Applications: Firelogs, Wax emulsions, Wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Baytown, Texas, USA

Product data sheet

Prowax 401
Melt Point: 44.0 - 51.0 C (111.2 - 123.8 F)
Oil Content: max 10.0%
Typical Applications: Candles, Wax emulsions
Manufacturing Location: Fawley, United Kingdom

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Prowax 411
Melt Point: 51.0-56.0 C (123.8-132.8 F)
Oil Content: max 5.0%
Typical Applications: Candle wax blends, Wax emulsions, Wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Fawley, United Kingdom

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Prowax 460
Congealing Point: 60.0 - 67.8 C (140 - 154 F)
Oil Content: max 10.0%
Typical Applications: Wood and fiber board sizing, oriented strand boarding, wax emulsions, wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Baytown, Texas, USA

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Prowax 480
Congealing Point: 60.0-70.6C (140.0-159.1F)
Oil Content: 10.0% max
Typical Applications: Wood and fiber board sizing, oriented strand boarding, wax emulsions, wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Baytown, Texas, USA

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Prowax 510
Melt Point: 44.0 - 56.0 C (111.2 - 132.8 F)
Oil Content: max 12.0%
Typical Applications: Candle blends, wax emulsions, wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Augusta, Italy

Product data sheet

Prowax 512
Melt Point: 51.0 - 56.0 C (123.8 - 132.8 F)
Oil Content: max 10.0%
Typical Applications: Candle blends, wax emulsions, wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Augusta, Italy

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Prowax 540
Congealing Point: 56.0 - 62.0 C (132.8 - 143.6 F)
Oil Content: max 15.0%
Typical Applications: Wax emulsions, wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Port Jerome, France

Product data sheet

Prowax 561
Congealing Point: 60.0 -67.8 C (140.0 - 154.0 F)
Oil content: max 15.0%
Typical Applications: Wood and fiber board sizing, wax emulsions, wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Fawley,  United Kingdom

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Prowax 610
Congealing Point: 46.0 - 56.0 C (114.8 - 132.8 F)
Oil Content: max 25%
Typical Applications: Wax emulsions, Wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Singapore

Product data sheet

Prowax 660
Congealing Point: 58.0 - 68.0 C (136.4 - 154.4 F)
Solvent Extractables: max 30%
Typical Applications: Wax emulsions, Wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Singapore

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Prowax 750
Congealing Point: 58.0 - 68.0 C (136.4 - 154.4 F)
Solvent Extractables: max 35.0%
Typical Applications: Wax isomerization feedstock, wax emulsions, wax blends
Manufacturing Location: Port Jerome, France

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