I love the size and style of these tins, however I keep having a reoccurring issue of lids being dented, scratched and unusable. I currently have almost 2 dozen tins that cannot be used because there are not enough undamaged lids. This is from ordering two 120 pc cases. I have even tried labeling over the lid, but the dents can be seen under the lid and through the label. The total usable product is usually only 105-110 tins per 120 piece box, so make sure to factor that into your cost. If the lids were packaged on the tins (like the 12 pc case) then there would be cardboard surrounding and protecting them. However, they are all together in one big plastic bag without any protection.
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Candle tins are a great alternative (or complement) to traditional glass candle containers. Ours have a really nice finish and include snug fitting lids. Candlescience tins are made from steel and are safe and easy to use, thanks to:
- Raised Safety Feet that keep surfaces cool, and candle burners happy!
- Wick Tab Outline that makes wicking a breeze.
Our candle tins have a varnish coating on the inside of the tin to help protect the metal from discoloring. Keep in mind that aroma components like citrus oils, cinnamon oil, and vanillin in fragrance oils can still cause the color of the tin to shift, particularly at higher fragrances loads.
Top - 2 3/8"
Side - 9"W x 1 1/8"H
Bottom - 1 5/8" (between feet)
The 6 oz size is popular because it is nearly the same size as our bestselling 8 oz tin, but uses 25% less wax and fragrance, and is a lot cheaper!
How much wax will it hold?
Wax Weight (to Fill Line) - 3.5 oz.
Volume (to Overflow) - 5.2 oz.
Looking for a wick suggestion?
GB 464 - CD 12
IGI 4630 - LX 18
IGI 6006 - ECO 4
Check out our wick guide to see recommendations for other waxes! Our recommendations are estimates and should be used as a starting point for your own burn testing.
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Check out our wholesale page for more information on ordering candle tins and other candle supplies in bulk or by the pallet.
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Very upset. Made candles for my business, 4 boxes worth, and half of them are discolored looking orangish. So what exactly am I suppose to do. Very very upset.
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These tins are fabulous! They are lightweight which keeps the cost of shipping down and if you splash when you're pouring, cleaning up is a breeze.
The 6oz tins are the most popular part of my candle line that I have created. The business opened less than a month ago and these tins have been the most popular purchase point for customers looking to buy either one candle as a small treat purchase or as part of a 3 candle gift set. They are ideal for use of mid range pricing models as they are seen as being a good value for money to the customers my shop has. They are also relatively lightweight still and mean that shipping them even in multiples is still cost effective for my business.
I've ordered at least a hundred cases of these in the last few years and I absolutely love them. They're great at shows because folks like smaller, cheaper items and these are a good way to land a couple sales for people that are just browsing.
I love these tins and they are a big part of our business. We end of having to discard quite a bit of inventory because of the problem with the tins discoloring. I am in the process of trying to find and approved,nontoxic,nonflammable and effect coating to apply myself. This is hurting my business, as I have many white label customers who are not willing to not sell the certain fragrances which cause the discoloration which, by the way looks very much like rust. I've called CS a couple of times but it appears that their hands are tied as well. Hopefully my idea of re-coating tins work or CS comes up with something.
I truly love the thought of these tins. However, they WILL discolor on the inside and it 100% looks like rust. Customers will not understand that it isn't (they say it isn't - that there's a protective coating to stop it but it doesnt stop it) You CANNOT use a high fragrance load, NO vanilla (or oils with vanilla), NO citrus, & NO Cinnamon. That's a heck of a problem for a candle maker sitting on 7+ cases of 6oz & 8oz tins they wont issue a credit for :( I've ordered SOOO many supplies in the last 5 yrs.
These tins are great. The only complaint I have is the fact that candlescience don't inform their costumers on price changes.
I absolutely love the tins, great quality and I love the 6 oz size.
These tins are great quality!! It's also a great size. I truly do wish that Candle Science would consider lids for the tins that are see through. They would be so much nicer if you could see the wax. Also tins that are black and gold would be nice. Thanks
What wick size will work best for this tin?
These tins are a great size if you're looking for something that isn't too large or too small. They're well made and pretty sturdy, too.
Really fast shipping without zero damaged tin cans or lids (120 total). Will purchase with the company again
GREAT TINS!!! Not to big, not to small.
I do have ONE complaint CS...Your shipping prices. I have found a competitor that ships for way less. Their products are a few cents cheaper too. But your products being a few cents higher isn't a deal breaker for me, it's the shipping cost you guys charge. So in conclusion, TINS GOOOOD- SHIPPING RATES-BAAAAD! 5 STARS FOR THE PRODUCT ONLY!
I love these tins for my candle business as they serve as great customizable holders for candle lovers that aren't fans of glass votives. However, the measurements of the tin can are hard to find custom labels for.
I really do LOVE Candle Science's products especially the tins! Everyone loves them! HOWEVER I thought I would share some info for others, and new people looking at reviews before purchasing. I just made a single candle in one of the 6oz tins...I usually pour batches with a few candles being made at a time. When I was doing my recipe/measurements I treated it as a true 6oz container and I had quite the over pour! I had a little over an oz left then I remembered that if you fill to the line it is NOT truly 6oz. These containers look GREAT when they are filled to the fill line...but if you are calculating your wax and oils etc...treat it as it is a 4-5oz container. If not you will have quite a bit left over. I just measured it.... I put an empty 6oz on the scale...and the water weight is 4.75oz to the fill line. I also weighed a finished candle that was filled to the line and the finished product weighs 4.20oz - after subtracting the container weight (.90oz). I guess what to market the tin sizes at is up to you....I don't think that it will even reach 6oz so I am not too sure why these are sold and being marketed as a 6oz container. I hope this helps someone!!!!
These have quickly become our favorite container! They are the perfect size and do not get too hot. We have been completely satisfied with this product (and so many more from candlescience :)).
I use these for my business and my fragrances that contain vanilla have turned red. I like the tins, but even with the protective varnish they turn red. I have to switch to glass for any candle with vanilla.
I use this size over the 8oz and it's been very satisfactory for me.