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Golden Brands GW464 Soy Container Candle Wax

Golden Brands GW464 Soy Container Candle Wax

Golden Wax 464 is a soft, low melt point, natural soy wax that provides excellent scent throw and minimal frosting, helping make smooth and creamy soy container candles. This natural soy wax is a advanced blend of soy bean oil and specialized soy-based additives that are FDA-approved and Kosher-certified. The additive enables the soy to
be poured at hotter temperatures reducing frosting and increasing fragrance oil load. The low melt point of Golden Wax 464 helps with burn and gives better glass adhesion.

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$8.20

Golden Wax 464 is a soft, low melt point, natural soy wax that provides excellent scent throw and minimal frosting, helping make smooth and creamy soy container candles.

Melt Point - 115°F - 120°F
In Flake Form
Manufacturers Recommended Scent Load 7%-9%
Manufacturers Recommended Pour Temperature 125°F - 145°F Degrees Fahrenheit


Golden Brands 464 Instructions


Golden Brands 464 allows for top surface re-melting if necessary to create a smooth top to your container candle. Golden Brands 464 is highly frost
resistant and works great with dyes and has excellent scent throw both cold and hot.


Containers/Jars


Containers
and jars should be clean and at ambient temperature. No pre-heating is
necessary.


Dyes


Our Voyageur Dye pads work well with Golden Brands 464 Soy Wax. When using dyes, heat the wax to
185°F, add the dye, and mix until dissolved.


Fragrances


Recommended maximum scent load is about 7-9%. It is recommended that after you melt your wax to 185°F that you remove from heat and then add your fragrance, stirring gently for approximately 2 minutes to make sure fragrance is fully combined with the wax. If you are using a fragrance with a lower flash point then make an adjustment to your wax temperature as necessary.


Melting


Melt Golden Brands 464 to 185°F under gentle agitation to promote even
heating and thorough mixing. Add any desired fragrance and dye, mixing well to incorporate. Allow the wax to cool to the 125
°F - 145°F pour
temperature.


Pouring


Pour
temperatures will vary according to container type and size, fragrance(s),
essentials oils, dye(s), and the candle effects you desire.


Different
container configurations result in various cooling rates. Cooling too quickly
or too slowly can cause concaving and/or frosting. A recommended
starting temperature is 135°F. Pour temperatures should be checked
and confirmed according to seasonal changes and adjusted as necessary for the size/type of container using.


As the
candle is being poured, it is typical for wax to solidify at first contact with
the container. Golden Wax 464 should have a pour temperature high enough so that
when the container is full, the initial solidified wax has re-melted.
Please note–the temperature should not be so high that the liquid wax sits more
than 30 minutes before starting to solidify.


Candle Cooling


Cool
undisturbed candles at an ambient temperature of 70° F (21.1°C). The
containers should be about 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) apart to allow air circulation for
even cooling. The container should remain open during cooling for at
least 24 hrs (large candles may require longer times). Slower cooling
will encourage container adhesion while quicker cooling will encourage
container pull away. Golden Wax 464 is designed to adhere to the glass and
should be encouraged to do so. Candles should be allowed to sit
undisturbed for 48 hours before test burning.


Test Burning


Test burn
the candle for burn pool diameter and quality after it has setup (cured or
dried) for a minimum of 48 hours. Every combination of container, wax,
dye, fragrances, and wick should be tested for burn quality.


Storage


Packaged:


Due to its low melt point it is important to keep flakes stored in a cool dry location away from direct heat, sunlight
and moisture.


General Trouble Shooting


Test for
one variable at a time when trouble shooting to isolate the cause. Variables
include (but are not limited to): the container, wax, dye, fragrance, wick,
pour temperature, and environmental conditions such, as cooling temperature,
along with manufacturing conditions.


  • First make a candle in the
    container with only the wick (no dye or fragrance). If it looks good
    then the wax is performing normally.
  • Then, one at a time, change
    a variable. Try adding the dye without fragrance to the container, wax and
    wick. If it looks good and burns well, the dye is compatible with
    the wax.
  • Try adding the fragrance
    without dye to the container, wax and wick. If it looks good and
    burns well, the fragrance is compatible with the wax.
  • Try the dye and fragrance
    together with the container, wax and wick. If it looks good and
    burns well the dye/fragrance combination is compatible with the wax.
  • If you are experiencing burn
    problems, try a different type or size of wick.
  • Other variables to try are
    different pouring and cooling temperatures and even different containers.
  • Ensure all equipment and
    materials are contaminant free.

Test for
one variable at a time when trouble shooting to isolate the cause.


Shelf Life


When
stored properly, as per instructions, Golden Wax 464 has a minimum shelf life of 3
years.



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