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Tegetmeier that it has been experimentally found that no less than from twelve to fifteen pounds of dry sugar are consumed by a hive of bees for the secretion of each pound of wax; so that a prodigious quantity of fluid nectar must be collected and consumed by the bees in a hive for the secretion of the wax necessary for the construction of their combs.
Thus, as I believe, the most wonderful of all known instincts, that of the hive-bee, can be explained by natural selection having taken advantage of numerous, successive, slight modifications of simpler instincts; natural selection having by slow degrees, more and more perfectly, led the bees to sweep equal spheres at a given distance from each other in a double layer, and to build up and excavate the wax along the planes of intersection.
They heard a frame crack stickily, saw it heaved high and twirled round between enormous hands--a blotched, bulged, and perished horror of grey wax, corrupt brood, and small drone-cells, all covered with crawling Oddities, strange to the sun.
A flame crawled up the pile of rubbish, and they smelt singeing wax.
Caption: Portrait of a Star, 2001 Oil and wax on canvas 74" by 96"
Madame Tussauds decided to modify the wax figure's complexion and styling.
In New York, Beyonce's latest wax replica wasn't quite on the mark:
GEs ProSolv WI8581 Wax Inhibitor is highly effective in reducing the pour point of waxy crude, which reduces wax deposits and helps diminish the need for heat-insulated lines and pigging.
Our new wax for wax melts is another great example of the innovative products we co-develop with our customers," said Jason Glaser, regional sales manager with AAK's Golden Wax.
Reseda Binder(r) NATURAFIN wax rolls which provides the advantage of having a smooth and clean production on the knitting machines on the highest possible machine efficiency.
To do it, melt any type of wax or paraffin or a mix of them in a pan over low heat to a depth of 1/2" and let cool.
Acrylic rods were used as tooth analogues and Raman spectroscopy was used to detect the presence of wax on the surfaces of the specimens.