Tired of testing wicks in what feels like a never-ending quest for the perfect candle? Not sure how long is long-enough to cure your candles? Here we will go through our most popular waxes and show you our tried and tested recommendations for melting and pouring temperatures, cure times, wicks and more!

rcx

• Recommended Melting Temperature: 60ºC

• Recommended Pouring Temperature: 38-40ºC

• Recommended Wick: CL 12-14; Stabilo 12-14

• Recommended Wooden Wick: LA2; LB3

• Recommended FO ratio: 10-8%

• Recommended EO ratio: 8%

• Recommended Concentrated Oil Ratio: 5%

• Cure time: 48-hours

scx

• Recommended Melting Temperature: 60ºC

• Recommended Pouring Temperature: 55ºC

• Recommended Wick: CL 14; Stabilo 14-16

• Recommended Wooden Wick: LA2; LB3

• Recommended FO ratio: 10-8%

• Recommended EO ratio: 8-7%

• Recommended Concentrated Oil Ratio: 5%

• Cure time: 48-hours

rs1

• Recommended Melting Temperature: 60ºC

• Recommended Pouring Temperature: 55ºC

• Recommended Wick: CL 14-16; Stabilo 14-16

• Recommended Wooden Wick: LA2; LB3

• Recommended FO ratio: 10%

• Recommended EO ratio: 8%

• Recommended Concentrated Oil Ratio: 5%

• Cure time: Several Days

c-3

• Recommended Melting Temperature: 60ºC

• Recommended Pouring Temperature: 55ºC

• Recommended Wick: CL 16-18; Stabilo 16

• Recommended Wooden Wick: LA2; LB3

• Recommended FO ratio: 8%

• Recommended EO ratio: 7%

• Recommended Concentrated Oil Ratio: 3-5%

• Cure time: 48-hours

cs1

• Recommended Melting Temperature: 70ºC

• Recommended Pouring Temperature: 65ºC

• Recommended Wick: LX 16-18; ECO 8-10

• Recommended Wooden Wick: SB2; SC3

• Recommended FO ratio: 7-8%

• Recommended EO ratio: 6-7%

• Recommended Concentrated Oil Ratio: 3-5%

• Cure time: 48-hours

cs2

• Recommended Melting Temperature: 70ºC

• Recommended Pouring Temperature: 65ºC

• Recommended Wick: CL 14; Stabilo 12

• Recommended Wooden Wick: LA2; LB3

• Recommended FO ratio: 8-10%

• Recommended EO ratio: 7-8%

• Recommended Concentrated Oil Ratio: 3-5%

• Cure time:  48-hours

sasol 6213

• Recommended Melting Temperature: 70ºC

• Recommended Pouring Temperature: 65ºC

• Recommended Wick: LX 18; TG 16

• Recommended Wooden Wick: SB2; SC3

• Recommended FO ratio: 7-8%

• Recommended EO ratio: 7%

• Recommended Concentrated Oil Ratio: 3-5%

• Cure time: 48-hours

Kerax 4105

• Recommended Melting Temperature: 60ºC

• Recommended Pouring Temperature: 55ºC

• Recommended Wick: CL 14; Stabilo 12

• Recommended Wooden Wick: LA2; LB3

• Recommended FO ratio: 10%

• Recommended EO ratio: 8%

• Recommended Concentrated Oil Ratio: 5%

• Cure time: 48-hours

Please note:

Please ensure you conduct your own testing to ensure you are satisfied with the finished product as the above information only provides you with a starting point for your testing.