Article: Wick Testing Soy Bliss / CB2 Wax & CDN Wicks
Wick Testing Soy Bliss / CB2 Wax & CDN Wicks
The CDN series features a flat braided cotton wick with a special paper filament to promote maximum and consistent capillary action while ensuring a wick trimming flame posture. The difference between CDN wicks and CD wicks is a subtle but vital one. The CDN / Stabilo KST curls less while the CD / Stabilo curls more. Overall, they tend to burn cooler then the CD wicks in most waxes. CDN wicks will curl at approximately a 30-degree angle. The CD wicks curl to a 90-degree angle. The lesser angle or curl of the CDN wick will result in a smaller melt pool or base.
I'm using a 3-1/8" jar and the wicks I'm using are CDN 6 (single wick), CDN 7 (single wick), and CDN 8 (single wick). I'm using our Cashmere fragrance oil at 8-9% 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|
|Soy Bliss / CB2||3-1/8"||CDN 2 (Double Wick)||9%||Scheduled. I decided to test this wick after all.|
|Soy Bliss / CB2||3-1/8"||CDN 6||9% Cashmere||There is still a bit of wax hang up on the sides. I'm pretty sure this wick is too small.|
|Soy Bliss / CB2||3-1/8"||CDN 7||9% Cashmere||This looks good so far. They are about half way down, so I will keep an eye on it.|
|Soy Bliss / CB2||3-1/8"||CDN 8||9% Cashmere||
This looks good so far. They are about half way down, so I will keep an eye on it.