Wick Testing Coco Soy / EC26 Wax & Premier Wicks

I'm currently testing Coco Soy / EC26 candle wax with Premier candle wicks.  The Premier 700 series wicks are flat braided cotton core wicks made from textile-grade cotton. They are designed to promote clean burning and minimize mushrooming from carbon buildup.  These are great wicks for coconut blended waxes because they don't burn too hot!

I'm using a 3-1/8" jar and the wicks I'm using are Premier 735 (single wick), Premier 740 (single wick), Premier 745 (single wick), and Premier 750 (single wick).  I have a feeling that the Premier 735 and 740 will be too small, but I had extra wicks on hand and figured I might as well test them out. I will probably pour testers for Premier 755 and Premier 760 because I think the first 2 wicks will be too small. I'm using our Cashmere fragrance oil at 9% fragrance load.  I will allow it to cure for 2 weeks before testing them. I will keep you updated!  

If you've found a combination that works for you, please feel free to share your results below. 

Wax Type Vessel Size Wicks Fragrance Load Results
EC26 3-1/8" Premier 735 9% Cashmere I think this wick will be too small. 
EC26 3-1/8" Premier 740 9% Cashmere Might be too small.
EC26 3-1/8" Premier 745 9% Cashmere This could work... we will see.
EC26 3-1/8" Premier 750 9% Cashmere Possibly. 
EC26 3-1/8" Premier 755 9% Cashmere Still watching this one. 
EC26 3-1/8" Premier 760 9% Cashmere I think this wick is too large for this jar. Large mushroom that had to be trimmed. 

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Contemplating adding premier to my order today and wondering how they did for you or if you started this test yet? thx!

Jennifer M Koch January 21, 2023

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