C-6 Wax

by Cargill
SKU: WAX00301 Current Stock: 611
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Cargill NatureWax C-6 is one of the best vegetable candle wax blends we have ever tested for hot scent throw.  This 100% natural wax is a blend of soy wax and coconut wax.  The wax is supplied in solid slabs, so won't fill your iMelt or wax melter with air.  Ideal for larger scale production.

WICKING

Wicking is not as easy as with a softer wax, such as EcoSystem, but is still manageable, even in a 30cl tumbler with one wick or occasionally two wicks.  The following wick recommendations should get you started:

 

Diameter Example Vessels CL Stabilo Other
55mm 9cl Jar 8, 10 8, 10
65mm 20cl Jar 12, 14 12, 14
70mm 27cl Jar 14, 16 14, 16
75mm 30cl, 20cl Tin 16, 17, 18, 19 16, 18, 20
125mm 3-Wick 8, 10, 12 8, 10, 12 V7, V8

 

POURING

Step One: Melting of Wax – The C-6 should be heated to a temperature of 160 to 200°F (71.1 to 93.3°C) to melt the wax. Do not heat the wax above 200°F (93.3°C). If wax is held at higher temperatures for long periods of time, it will discolor. Always use a thermometer when melting the wax and never leave your heated wax unattended. While the wax is melting, stir the wax regularly to reduce localized heating of the wax. This will help to reduce burning of the wax while heating.

Step Two: Adding of Ingredients (other than Scent and Dye) – Other additives or ingredients may be added at any time to help improve the performance of the wax.

Step Three: Adding Candle Scent and Dye – The fragrances and dyes should be added to the wax after the wax is completely liquid. Make sure to stir the wax completely to ensure that the fragrances and dyes are completely mixed in.

Step Four: Preparing the Wax for Pouring - After wax has been completely melted reduce the heat on the wax so that the wax cools to a temperature of 120 to 165°F (48.9 to 73.8°C). This will reduce cracking and discoloration of the wax after it has cooled. Pour Temperature should be matched to ambient room temperature recommendations in the table below for best results.

Step Five: Pouring Candles – Make sure that the container is at room or slightly warmer before pouring the wax into the container. The wax should be poured in the container while the wax is 120 to 180°F (48.9 to 82.2°C) to reduce cracking and speed up the cure time of the wax. If the wax is to be left in melter overnight, the wax should be stored at a temperature of 130 to 145°F (54.4 to 62.8°C).

 

Ambient Room Temperature Wax Pour Temperature
60 to 70°F (15.6 to 21.1°C) 170 to 180°F (76.7 to 82.2°C)
70 to 80°F (21.1 to 26.7°C) 160 to 170°F (71.1 to 76.7°C)
80 to 90°F (26.7 to 32.2°C) 145 to 155°F (62.8 to 68.3°C)

 

Step Six: Curing of Candles – The candle should be allowed to cool and cure for at least 12 hours before the candle is burned. This will allow the crystals of the wax completely form giving a nice finish to the candle.

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07/05/2019
Freddie

Was nervous to try but it's great stuff!

So in reading on the community group that it is wise to familiarise with two waxes, in case one is discontinued, I thought I'd try this one. Which is my fifth wax to try. I really love the idea of promoting coconut wax to potential future customers so I'm really thrilled to say I'm getting on great with it. It has a crisp white finish which looks extremely clean, and by adhering to the guides above on wick sizing and pouring temperatures, I have to say - it's been a doddle! I've only ever poured once into a warmed container and they've come out perfect every time. I love it!

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05/28/2019
Amanda B.
United Kingdom

Perform beautifully

I love this wax! I use it as a blend for melts and on it’s own experimenting with candles. Lovely scent throw.

KT
04/25/2019
Kelly T.
United Kingdom

Only buying from them

Just great all round. I’ve got all my supplies for there for a good price the only thing I get elsewhere is essential oils for the candles. I like how quick they are and how the carrier service tells me exactly when the package is coming.

KG
02/03/2019
Kimberley G.
United Kingdom

A bit tricky to work with

Despite testing with every wick possible for this wax I could not find the right burn. The concentration of coconut wax is extremely high & the only way I could get anywhere near to a good result was by mixing in a % of my pure soy wax. Once I got this right the results were pretty good but it took me a long time to get there. I can recommend the product however the results in all were not as good as I had wanted.

CW
10/04/2018
Charlotte W.
United Kingdom

Very nice!

I love this wax, it takes the stress out of candle making. It's one pour and the finish is lovely. I add a small amount of vybar to increase fragrance load.

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