Generally, Paraffin wax is unbranched alkanes that Solid at ambient temperature and have melting point range of 52 to 70 degree Celsius. Further, paraffin waxes are Thermoplastic in nature and insoluble in water.

Paraffin waxes are Soluble in ether, benzene, and certain esters. Most of chemicals do not affect paraffin wax. Burning readily is another characteristic of paraffin wax.

Paraffin wax is excellent material in order to restore heat and also paraffin wax electrical insulation property is second best comparing all other material.