Studies in Properties of Microcrystalline and Paraffin Waxes with the Help of Gas Chromatography (GC), DSC, FT-IR and by Conventional Methods

Authors(3) :-Atul P. Dwivedi, Dr. G. K. Ghosal, Dr. P. N. Belkhode

In this paper different properties of two paraffin waxes and two microcrystalline waxes have been studied using GC, DSC, FT-IR and conventional method of testing .Petroleum waxes are mixtures of hundreds and thousands of different hydrocarbons. Paraffin wax contains C18 to C40 straight chain saturated normal hydrocarbons whereas microcrystalline waxes are predominantly highly branched C27 to C68 hydrocarbons. Petroleum waxes were characterized by gas chromatography, Differential Scanning Calorimetry and FT-IR. The resulting GC, DSC and FT-IR data were correlated with various physical properties of the waxes, such as kinematic viscosity, needle penetration, melting point, refractive index, and flash point.

Authors and Affiliations

Atul P. Dwivedi
Research Scholar, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Dr. G. K. Ghosal
Former HOD Petroleum refining and Petrochemical Technology, Laxminarayan Institute of technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Dr. P. N. Belkhode
Asst. Professor, Department of General Engineering, Laxminarayan Institute of technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

GC, DSC, FT-IR, Petroleum Waxes, Properties.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 922-929
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1738201
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

Atul P. Dwivedi, Dr. G. K. Ghosal, Dr. P. N. Belkhode, " Studies in Properties of Microcrystalline and Paraffin Waxes with the Help of Gas Chromatography (GC), DSC, FT-IR and by Conventional Methods", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.922-929, November-December-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST1738201

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