Hive and Honey Candle Co.
CDN-3 6" Pretabbed Wick
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The Stabilo KST CDN3 wicks are identical to the CD series except that it has been treated with a special patent-pending chemical treatment. 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.
Our CDN 3 wicks are primed in a high melt point wax, are pre-cut to 6" lengths, and are tabbed using a 20mm round wick tab with a 6mm neck.
Note: We recommend testing new wick sizes when making any modifications to existing candle recipes or making new candles. Burning characteristics can be altered by changes in wax, fragrance oil, dye, and/or additives, which could result in a different optimal wick size for the same diameter candle. Made in the USA.
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CDN Wick Guide
WICKING TIP: Coconut blended waxes are different than regular soy wax. There won't be a full melt pool until you get about half way down the jar. 100% soy has a "memory" and will tunnel, however, coconut blended waxes don't as much. Initially, there will be some "hang up" on the sides of the jar but as the wick burns, the sides of the jar heat up, and melt the rest of the wax.
CDN Wicks Rate of Consumption Chart (downloadable)
What is Yield?
Measured in yards of wick per pound in weight. The higher the yield, the smaller the wick and the flame and the resulting heat generated.
What is Rate of Consumption?
The ROC (rate of consumption) is the amount of wax consumed in ounces per hour in a standardized text. The rate may vary with different waxes. Test burning is always recommended to determine the proper wick for your wax formula and vessel.
I'm using a 13.5 oz Libbey jar with a diameter of 3-1/8". Feel free to adjust your wicks accordingly based on your wax, vessel size/diameter, and fragrance load. Hopefully this helps with your testing and gives you a reference point to start with.
|Wicks||Wax||Vessel Diameter||Fragrance Load||Results|
|CDN Wicks||Coco Soy / EC26||3-1/8"||9%||Curing|
|CDN Wicks||Soy Bliss / CB2||3-1/8"||9%||
|CDN Wicks||Coco Apricot / Ceda Serica||3-1/8"||9%||Scheduled|
|CDN Wicks||Soy 10||3-1/8"||9%||Scheduled|
|CDN Wicks||Coco 83||3-1/8"||9%||Scheduled|
|CDN Wicks||Coco 84X||3-1/8"||9%||Scheduled|