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Candle Burn Testing

Candle Burn Testing

The most common questions we get asked typically relate to candle wick selection.  It is no secret that choosing the correct wick for your candles is both important and difficult. 

This series of videos will demystify the science of 'wick selection' and hopefully help you to make better candles.

Intro Video

Video 1 - Wick Fundamentals

This first video in the series provides some background information on how wicks work, some of the features of wicks and the things that can go wrong. The video is designed to be informative, rather than practical, as the actual process of choosing and testing candle wicks is covered in other videos.

 

 

Video 2 - How to Choose a Wick

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Video 2 - How to choose a wick

Video 3 - Comparing Wicks

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Video 3 - Comparing Candle Wicks

Video 4 - Preliminary Burn Testing

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Video 4 - Preliminary Burn Testing

Video 5 - Safety Testing

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Video 5 - Safety Testing

Video 6 - Using the Burn Test Spreadsheet

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Video 6 - Using the Burn Test Spreadheet

Video 7 - Soot Testing

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Video 7 - An introduction to Soot Testing

Video 8 - Sensory Testing

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Video 8 - An Introduction to Sensory Testing

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