General description of residue wax (foots oil)
Residue wax (foots oil) is final remained product of slack wax after pressing and decolorizing, Foots oil is mix of oil and slack wax.
formally known as foots oil is a commodity derived from the production of semi refined paraffin wax, having almost 60% result from 100% of slacks provided by the oil refineries.
Uses of residue wax (foots oil)
Brown color, high oiled wax named residue wax (foots oil) used for matches making , lubricants , explosive , fire work .
Foots oil can be used as hydrophobia impregnation material, fuel brick component, raw material for production of grease lubricants, conservation oils , lubricants ,tire, rubber and shoe soil industries.
Foots oil is also used for rubber industries-tire industry-shoe industry-plastic industries-polish-match box-grease
Properties of Foots oil
Foot oil is solid at room temperature and starts to melt at temperatures above 40-60 degrees Celsius. Its typical flash point is around 250°C and initial boiling point above 280°C.
Not flammable according to UN GHS criteria, but will burn. It is neither self-reactive nor self-heating and does not undergo exothermic decomposition when heated. Due to possible reactions with oxidizing substances, foot oil ,should be stored separately.
Packing of Foots oil
Foots oil packing is in steel drums new or used to avoid any leakage during transportation.
The recommended storage temperature should not exceed 50 degrees Celsius.
Guaranty/warranty of Foots oil
ATDM guaranty the quality of foots oil with arrangement of international inspector to check quality and quantity of the foots oil during the loading to vessel and controlling the production by QC by batch test report before shipping. ATDM guaranty the quality to meet with ASTM .
Analysis of foots oil
Residue wax ( Foots oil )
Yellow to brown
Drop melting point