22 March 2011 03:45 [Source: ICIS news]
The plant can produce about 3,500 tonnes/month of wax, 10% of which is premium Type 1 grade and the rest Type 2 grade, depending on the wax content of the oil feed.
Type 1 p-wax is used in the production of pharmaceuticals, food quality wax and cosmetics, while Type 2 is used in the manufacture of candles, the company source added.
Other regional producers include Chennai Petroleum and Pertamina.
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