What can I use to dissolve wax?

Asked by Patricia Tackitt on October 31, 2021

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Ethanol and acetone are not non-polar organic solvents. Each one has a slight dipole moment; due to the difference of electronegativity between H and O in ethanol and between C and O in acetone. Wax is composed of heavy, long-chain alkanes. And as "Like dissolves like" try to dissolve your wax in toluene or inxylene.

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