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AAK Golden Wax 464 (Now Made In Europe)

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WAX00481

Liked Golden Wax 464? You're going to love its European cousin!

Manufactured in Sweden by the wax giant AAK, this container candle wax offers the same basic formulation as the popular Golden Wax 464 made in the US, but with enhanced performance.

Crafted from responsibly sourced soybean oil, European Golden Wax 464 is both GMO-free and vegan-friendly, and AAK, known for its strong commitment to sustainability, ensures that this wax is produced with the utmost respect for the environment and the people involved.

In close collaboration with AAK, we have fine-tuned this product specifically for candle making, bringing you exceptional results that will set your candles apart from the competition. With this exceptional container candle wax in your toolbox, you'll experience excellent scent throw, reduced risk of frosting compared to the US Golden Wax 464, good glass adhesion, vibrant colours, and the delight of beautifully smooth surfaces between burns (unlike the rough texture of the US version).

Unlike its US counterpart, European Golden Wax 464 exhibits a pale appearance when first melted. It transforms into its characteristic golden hue only when left melted at a high temperature (70°C and above) overnight. This wax also offers remarkable forgiveness, allowing for pouring at higher temperatures and offering a wider range of pouring temperatures that yield excellent candles.

This wax is available in 25kg blocks that are perfect for saving space and embarking on high-yield candle projects.

From late March 2024, the wax will also be available in flakes.

Learn how to migrate from the US Golden Wax 464 to this fantastic European version here.

HIGHLIGHTS

Made in Sweden
Made in Sweden
Made from Soy Beans
Made from Soy Beans
Suitable for Container Candles
Suitable for Container Candles
GMO-Free
GMO-Free
Vegan Friendly
Vegan Friendly
Excellent Scent Throw
Excellent Scent Throw

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Product Data Sheet

Features

Product characteristics

  • Type of wax: Plant
  • Composition: Soy Bean Oil
  • Form: Block
  • Country of origin: Sweden
  • GMO-free
  • Vegan-friendly
  • Powerful scent throw
  • Excellent glass adhesion
  • Good depth of colour
  • Produces shiny tops
  • Smooth surface resets in between burn cycles
  • Reduced likelihood of polymorphism/frosting (see how to manage it here)

Applications:

  • Container candles: Yes
  • Pillar candles: No
  • Tea lights: Yes
  • Wax melts: No
Usage Recommendations

Recommended temperatures

  • Working ambient temperature: 18 - 25°C
  • Melting temperature: 70°C
  • Fragrance addition temperature: 65 - 70°C
  • Pouring temperature: 60 - 70°C
  • Cooling temperature: 18 - 25°C
  • Curing time: 48 hours

Suggested wicks: CL, TB and TCR families

Suggested fragrance content: 8 - 10%

Suggested dye content: 0.1 - 0.4%

For optimal results, we recommend melting and stirring larger blocks completely, as slight variations in component distribution can occur during box cooling.

Minimising Frosting:

  • Temperature control is the best way to minimise frosting
  • Read more about managing frosting here
Incompatible Fragrances

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