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Alkanes and phase change materials (PCMs) serve different purposes, and their applications are diverse. Alkanes, also known as paraffinic waxes and oils, have been the manufacturing specialty of Roper Thermals since 1989. Alkanes find various uses in different industries. PCMs undergo a phase transition (e.g., melting or solidification) at a specific temperature. They are utilized in a range of applications where the storage or release of thermal energy is beneficial. 

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