Illuminating Paraffin

As one of the cheapest sources of energy, Paraffin is used by millions of people in South Africa as well as Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho and Swaziland. Although mostly used for domestic purposes, such as cooking and heating, paraffin also plays a role in industrial environments. With many sources of energy to choose from, Illuminating Paraffin remains a popular choice due to its inexpensive nature as well as the appliances that it is intended for.

Product Properties

Property: Appearance Units Limit Requirements: Clear, free from water suspended matter,
sediment and other Impurities.
Colour Saybolt min +25
Density @ 20°C kg/l Report
Distillation °C max 280
FBP % v/v max 2.0
Residue  –
Flash Point, Abel °C min 43
Sulphur Content mg/kg max 500
Burning Test, Char Value mg/kg max 10
Copper corrosion, 3hrs @ 50°C. ASTM scale classification  – max 1
Conductivity pS/m min 100
SARS mg/kg min 20