There are several ways to bleach beeswax.

3- To make the Encaustic medium, we mix 1 part of dammar resin with 8 parts of bleached beeswax.

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  • 6. In the process of bleaching beeswax the steps which comprise first subjecting the mixture to the action of a solution of hydrogen peroxide which is acidic in reaction under condi- 1 ne peroxide solution and said wax is' tionssuch that intimate contact between said beeswax and said peroxide solution is secured, and then subjecting the wax to the action of an alkaline peroxide solution under conditions such that intimate contact between said alkaline solu-- tion and said wax is secured, said wax being maintained in the molten condition throughout.

    4. In the process of bleaching beeswax the steps which comprise subjecting the wax to the action of a dilute acid selected from the group which consists of sulfuric acid and oxalic acid at an elevated temperature above the melting point of said wax, then subjectingthe wax to the action of acidic hydrogen peroxide solution in the presence of vzinc oxide as a bleaching promoter under conditions such that intimate contact between said wax and said peroxide solution is secured, and finally subjecting the wax is acidic in reaction under conditions such that intimate contact between saidwax and said peroxide solution is secured, said treatment being can'ied out in the presence of zinc oxide as a bleaching promoter, subjecting said wax to the action oil a solution of sodium peroxideunder conditions such that intimate contact between said I: l: secured, separating 011 said wax and finally treating said wax' with an adsorbent agent in order to remove dark colored discoloring compounds,

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    '3. In the process of bleaching beeswax the steps which comprise washing the wax with warm dilute sulfuric acid solution while the wax is in the molten condition, subjecting said wax to the action of acidic hydrogen peroxide in the presence of zinc oxide as a bleaching promoter under conditions such that intimate contact between said wax and said peroxide is secured, then emulsifying the wax with an alkaline metal peroxide in alkaline solution, andfinally subjecting said wax to the action of an adsorbent agent,

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    Pure Beeswax Blocks - Made from 100% natural, bleached beeswax. Useful for altering sheen of mediums and varnishes, or as an additive when making oil paint. Item #6009111

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    Alkyd ResinMade from a slow-drying pure alkyd resin with the consistency of a thick Stand Oil. Dries to a glossy, flexible, and enamel-like film. Useful in making other mediums or added directly into oil paints to modify transparency and flow. Item #6009022

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  • 7. In the. process of bleaching beeswax the steps which comprise first subjecting the wax to the action of a commercial volume solution of acidic hydrogen peroxide under conditions such that intimate contact between said peroxide solution and said beeswax is secured, and then subjecting said wax to the action of ,a solution of an alkali metal peroxide under conditions such that intimate contact between said alkali metal peroxide solution and said wax is secured, the solution being maintained alkaline during said latter step, and said wax being maintained in the molten condition throughout.

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1. In a process of bleaching beeswax the step which comprises treating the wax while in a molten condition with a solution oi. hydrogen peroxide in the presence of zinc oxide as .-a bleaching promoter.