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  1. Of or pertaining to paraffin, or to the alkanes
  2. aliphatic
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In an independent evaluation, uncured thermoset compositions were made with rubber, paraffinic oil, phenolic resin, zinc oxide and stannous chloride.
Nile Blend Crude Oil is a paraffinic crude oil with a high wax content, high pour point and high wax appearance temperature.
The surfactant was reportedly diluted in 22,000 gallons of water and also included 35 gallons of rock oil, a paraffinic petroleum product used to lubricate the drill bit.
Oils containing naphthene are less pesticidal and more likely to injure plants than paraffinic types.
It is very common to utilize organophosphoms compounds to replace a portion of the plasticizer content, namely phthalates, paraffinic or naphthenic process oils.
This group of TPE usually contains a non-negligible portion of paraffinic mineral oil as a softener, which accelerates the undesired blooming of stabilizers.

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