Petroleum-based coating wax and boot wax blends can be applied to numerous surfaces to reduce unwanted penetration or interactions of numerous liquids (water, grease, etc) and gases (oxygen, etc.), which can serve as a protective barrier (acid etching or moisture).
Crude scale and leather wax are employed to soften and impart water repellency to leather goods.
Dynamite wax is used in dynamite wrappers as a moisture barrier. Micro crystal wax is used as desensitization in the manufacture of detonating fuses.
Wax for metal furniture are utilized in numerous electrical applications as a result of their insulating capabilities.
Wax for leather bags are utilized in textile treatment to provide lubrication, resist the penetration of water or other liquids, and impact the feel, look, or performance of the finished product.