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Candlewic offers a complete line of candle making supplies including candle wax, candlewicks, candle molds, candle dyes, candle scents and candle making equipment. Here you will find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Candlewic and candle making.

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Q: I am having problems getting my soy candles to burn properly.
A: There are several characteristics that make choosing the proper wick critical.

In most instances soy requires more color which can present a challenge with the wick. Soy also has a high "acid" level which can cause the wick to break down and not allow it to perform properly.

We are finding the 2 most popular wicks for any natural wax candle would be the RRD wicks and the LX wicks.

The LX series wick is a flat braided wick, stabilizing threads and a special treatment. It is designed to improve the burning of solid scented, solid colored votives, and container and pillar candles. The LX series offers solid wick construction from pure ring spun cotton yarn, advanced treatment that is designed to reduce after glow, smoke and coking (soot), and self-trimming wick position that minimizes or eliminates blooming.
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The Candlewic Company

Supplies the candle making industry with candle making kits, molds and accessories including candle wax, gel, and wicks.

3765 Old Easton Road
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901
800-368-3352 | Local: 215-230-3601
Fax: 215-230-3606

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Official Distributors of: Penreco Candle Gels
Members: IGCA, National Candle Association



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