Beeswax composition which comprises esthers, pigment from pollen and propolis. Beeswax properties such as insolubility in water and natural oxidization.

Alternative labels

natural wax
composition of beeswax
properties of beeswax
wax from bees
bee wax

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Beeswax is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Beeswax is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Wax bleacher: Wax bleachers operate and maintain filter presses and tanks, used in wax bleaching, for candle production processes.
Candle maker: Candle makers mold candles, place the wick in the middle of the mold and fill the mold with wax, by hand or machine. They remove the candle from the mold, scrape off excess wax and inspect the candle for any deformities.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022