A match is tool for starting a fire under controlled conditions. Today, a typical modern match is made of a small wooden
stick or stiff paper. One end of it is coated with a material that can be ignited by frictional heat generated by striking the match against a suitable surface.
Waxes are an essential raw material for match manufacturing. The wax is applied on the match by means of a wet system.
A wax provides following main functions
AST PetroChemie offers a range of wax products which are most suitable for this application. Our products are based on paraffin
and microcrystalline waxes which provide the most adequate combustion properties.
- It facilitates the match ignition
- It enlarges the flame duration
- It protects the match against moisture
Please contact us for further details. It will be our pleasure to assist you with the right product.