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candle wick guide

Finding the right wick is tricky. The vast majority of the emails we receive in our support box are about wicking.

While many factors dictate the size wick required to properly burn a candle, there are two that make the biggest difference: the type of wax and the diameter of the candle.

Those two bits of information and our wick guide will take most of the guess work out of wicking your candles.

Find a wick recommendation in two simple steps:

Container Waxes

Wax Tealight Extra Small (1.75" - 2.19") Small (2.2" - 2.69") Medium (2.7" - 2.94") Large (2.95" - 3.29") Extra Large (3.3" - 3.79") 2X Large (3.8" - 4.2") 2XL - Multi-Wick (3.8" - 4.5")
Cargill NatureWax C-3
Cargill NatureWax C-6 Soy/Coconut Wax
Ecosoya CB Advanced
Ecosoya CB 135
SoyMax M124B
Golden Brands 464 Soy Wax
Golden Brands 444 Soy Wax
Golden Brands 415 Soy Wax
Golden Brands 454 Coconut Soy Wax
IGI 4627 Comfort Blend Wax
IGI 4630 Harmony Blend Wax
IGI 4633 (J223) Wax
IGI 6006 Paraffin/Soy Blend Wax
IGI 6046 Coconut/Paraffin Blend Wax
Paraffin Container Wax MP 117
Blended Waxes® Paraffin/Soy Wax (BW-910)

Pillar Waxes

Wax Votive 2 Inch 3 Inch 4 Inch
Blended Waxes® Pillar Soy (BW-921)
Ecosoya PB
IGI 1239 Paraffin Wax
IGI 4625 Pillar Blend Wax
Paraffin Pillar Wax 137
IGI 6028 Parasoy Pillar Blend

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