I love these. We currently have two and are about to order 2-3 more. Going from a double boiler system in the kitchen these things are a Godsend. They hold 60-65 pounds of wax and melt the wax in a fraction of the time of a double boiler system. And if you have the patience and time to stir the wax it melts even quicker. Not to mention they're much more energy efficient than the double boiler system that uses water and either gas/electricity for the heat. We're very satisfied with our purchase and are excited to get more when they're back in stock!
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Maximize productivity and profitability with a CandleScience stainless steel wax melter. This wax melting pot quickly produces a uniformed heating area ideal for use with soy and paraffin waxes. Compared to a water jacketed version, our unit melts wax in half the time, uses less energy, and produces less heat.
View our wax melter instructions for additional tips and suggestions on proper use and care of your stainless steel wax melter.
Wax Melter Features:
- Direct Heat - no need to fill with water!
- Dual zone heating control (12 amps, 120v, 1440 watts)
- Heated spout
- Lifetime warranty on the tank, 1 year on the heating element.
- 304 stainless steel inside and out
- Tight fitting stainless steel cover
- Standard 110v power plug
- Rust Proof - Stainless Steel construction will not rust!
- Melts entire case of soy or paraffin wax
Note: Melting times vary depending on the type of wax and heat setting.
Made in the USA
This wax pot won’t even hold 60lbs of wax and is advertised as 65lbs. I now have a big mess to clean up. Disappointed in this product so far. The pounds should be corrected since it isn’t accurate
Hi there! I'm sorry you're having difficulty with the 65lb Wax Melter. A member of our team will be reaching out to you to better assist.
I picked one of these wax melters up directly from the manufacturer since they were near me and did not require shipping. I had previously used presto pots and modified hotpots as wax melters, but they were unable to keep up in our process as our production volumes increased and their reliability wasn't what we needed from a business that relies on wax melters.
So we upgraded to this commercial melter, and what a difference!! We can melt a 50lb batch of soy wax in about 1 hour with this melter, where the other melters we've used would take OVER 4 hours just to melt as much. The other big benefit is that with the larger volume of melted wax we can pour more candles per batch and have less downtime waiting for the next batch of wax to melt.
This melter has really improved our efficiency and reduced our operating costs. It's been an excellent investment for us.
This was a hard purchase for us to make, but SO glad we did! Works great, holds temperature great, and made our candle making process so much easier! Worth every penny.
I had been stalking the website waiting for this to come back in stock and was so happy to snag one. First, it is a really solidly built piece of equipment and simple to use. The key with the temp is to regularly check your wax temp and adjust the dials. I mainly used just the bottom control once it was melted and at temp and then would knock it back until it was around 195, when I pour and add oil, it was at 185 and perfect. I banged out a huge order in no time - what a lifesaver from my old way of making them a pot at a time. If you are leveling up your business and need more output, this is such a smart investment.
I just received this melter (and I'm very excited about it). I rated it 5 stars because I believe that if someone knows how to fix the minor issues that they will encounter, this will be life-altering. I've been using smaller melters for quite a while, and they took my business to a new level; this melter promises to go even further.
A couple of caveats: first, pay attention to the temperature. You cannot simply set this to 185 degrees and assume that you will be good. Setting it to 185 will bring you to near boiling temps (in my experience), which of course is terrible for wax. The answer is to pay attention to it, check the temperature of your wax, and expect to turn it waaaaaayyy lower than 185 to maintain that temperature.
Second, the output/spout on this is tough. It's a huge spout, and the wax does not come out in a "stream" (hard to describe); rather, it comes out in a spray (like when you hold your thumb on the hose?)--no matter how slowly you try to pour. My husband fixed this problem on Day 1 by attaching a more narrow brass fitting/fixture/whatever you call it. It narrowed the stream, and resulted in the perfect solution! I don't understand why the manufacturer doesn't take this extra step, given the obvious use of the product. It makes no sense to me. That said, it was a pretty simple fix (the spout is threaded on the inside, so the added piece just screwed right on). It's now perfect (assuming I don't forget about the heat and boil my wax...haha).
All in all, this is a solid and beautifully built piece of equipment. I hope that my experience helps the next person (because losing a case of wax because it reached the boiling point is not cool). Thanks for a great product, Candlescience!
Great product! will buy another one soon to have different waxes in each! Easy to use and very efficient, wax stays melted for at least 2 days. makes warming time very short when doing a pour a few days in a row!
This wax melter is much quicker than a traditional double boiler system. Not to mention it uses less energy and doesn't turn the workspace into a sauna. It definitely helps with production and my output has definitely increased since purchasing. I'll definitely be getting another one in the future!
We purchased this several months ago in order to speed up and increase production for our small (on the side) candle company. This product is well made and has helped us tremendously. We couldn't be happier. Life of a part time candle maker just got easier.
This unit is well built. Put 30 pounds of 464 in it amd turned it on to 185F. It was melted in an hour. Be sure to keep the lid on so you melt your wax fast. Stir about every 15 minutes amd turn the top burner off at the 30 min mark. The wax will actually be about 200F, but after pouring into a room temp pouring pitcher and adding frag oil, you will be right at 185F. You csn back the temp off at this point to 175 and you will be gold. Even after tirning off the unit it only loses 10 degrees an hour. Well insulated and well made.
This has been a great purchase. I have been using my melter for about a month and a half, and my candle production has increased tremendously. This is one of the best purchases I have made for my business so far. The melter is very easy to use. No difficulties there. The melter retains heat we'll, so depending on when you last used it, your wax will remain partially melted. This makes reheating very fast if you don't use all the wax at once. I highly recommend!
We use a total of 7 of these melters and they have always been workhorses for us.
I just got this melter and I am already happy that I got it! It melts the wax perfectly! The only issue that I have seen is that it does not seem to be accurate as far as temperature, but that may just be something to play with over time.
There were no other issues except that it would be nice if Candle Science included their instructions along with the unit. What comes inside the box does not give a lot of information.
We purchased this wax melter for our business just a couple of months ago. I am using pouring containers to mix fragrance and dye. The finish I'm getting now on the tops of the candle is shiny and looks terrible! Nothing like the Ecosoya CB Advanced looked when I was melting it a batch at a time over heat. As well, even though I'm mixing fragrance in at the same temp as in small batches, the fragrance is seeping out of many and I am using 7% fragrance. This was never an issue, even at a higher percentage, when I was doing it batch by batch and honestly, I'm not sure what's going on. The finish is just terrible - I am so unhappy with how it looks. :/ Any ideas from those that have this?
I've rated at 3 stars simply for the issues that I am having. The melter itself does exactly what it's supposed to do, the shipping was quick and easy, as always with Candlescience. Would LOVE to know why the difference in the look of the candles and how it reacts with the fragrance now, since I've changed nothing as far as ingredients go - wax is the same, as are the fragrances.
Thanks so much!
Are you all adding the fragrances and dyes into the melter itself to do large batches? Or, are you filling your pouring pitchers first then adding the fragrance and dyes at that point? I typically do that method right now (although not using a large wax melter right now) but my issue is keeping the wax the right temp when adding fragrance and dye and then pooring temp once its been transferred to pooring temperate. Hard to control temp at that point.
I purchased this last year. This is the best ever. I have a small candle business. This absolutely saved me I was staying up till 1 and 2 in the morning making candles. It usually took me 8 days to make one set of 6 jars of each scent.. It takes me 2 days to make them now. I can make one candle scent at a time. If I don't need all the wax just shut it off and reheat later.. THIS IS A GOD. IF you are worried . DONT>. I have had it a year.. ABSOLUTLY NO PROBLEMS AT ALLL!!!!!!!
My candle business is small and I worried about purchasing an expensive piece of equipment but this is a lifesaver! I live in a warm climate and I am thrilled at how little heat this emits. I heat the wax and pour it into my regular melting pots 4lbs at a time. I set the temp slightly higher than 185 so I just let it cool slightly before adding fragrance and color. I don't know how I lived without this!