SPEND £99 EXC VAT FOR FREE N.IRE DELIVERY

0

Your Cart is Empty


Free NI delivery on selected orders over £99

CLP compliance and documentation on all fragrances

Free access to exclusive online resource centre

Trusted from business to business

Golden Wax 494 (5715-94-02) Wax Melt & Tart Soy Wax - RESTRICTIONS Apply

More stock arriving 22nd January (tbc)
Quantity

NOTE: AT PRESENT, WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO ACCEPT ORDERS TO MAINLAND U.K, NORTHERN IRELAND & THE ROI - WE ARE WORKING TO RESOLVE THIS ASAP.

Please allow 1-2 business days for your order to be dispatched, along with additional time for your order to be delivered due to COVID-19.

Collection from our warehouse is currently suspended during this time.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Please note purchases of this wax are limited to the following per customer presently in order to be fair to all:

4 x 5kg bags / 2 x 10kg bags / 1 full carton

Customers purchasing over this limit will have refunds automatically issued without notice. Thank you for your understanding. 

 

This all-natural soy wax from AAK was specifically developed and formulated for melts and tarts. Golden Wax 494, has excellent scent throw, exhibits vibrant colors, and releases easily from moulds. This wax uses a 100% soy and botanical oil formula that creates a smooth appearance. Due to the high amount of botanical additives, this wax blend is not designed for use as a candle wax and won’t burn with a wick.

Our testing has found this wax works well when heated to 80-85°C. Mix in fragrance; and dye if required, stir gently. Pour temperature 60-70°C. Please note however the ideal pouring temperature may vary depending on the shape and size of your mould; therefore proper testing in small batches is always recommended and our testing cannot take the place of your own testing. 

We would suggest a cure time of 10-14 days before burning.

This wax also makes an ideal base for use in scoopable wax when combined with pure rapeseed wax at a ratio of 75% 494 to 15% rapeseed.

Max Fragrance Load: 10% 
Melt Point: 49 - 52°C
Pour Temperature: 60 - 70°C (Testing has shown 60°C to be an optimum temperature for pouring, however this is personal preference)
Dye: Inpex SD Dye is most suitable (Mix at 1-2g dye per 100g wax, depending on the shade you wish to achieve)  

Please note: We do not recommend using essential oils in candles, even though some may perform reasonably well. The flashpoint, especially in citrus-type essential oils, is quite low and the direct flame of the wick in contact with the wax, a candle can easily catch fire. Essential oils do tend to work quite well in 'melts' as the heat source is not in direct contact with the wax. For candle making we recommend the use fragrance oils which have been specially designed for use in candles as their safety has been tested for the intended use. All essential oils due to their raw nature may discolour the wax. If essential oils are to be used in a candle application, please test in small quantities first and increase the ratio gradually to no more than 6%, being mindful of the high flammability of the raw material. As advised before, we do not recommend the use of essential oils in candles.

Customer Reviews

Based on 66 reviews
100%
(66)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
G
G.H.
Golden wax 494
K
K.R.
495 golden wax
K
K.h.
494 soy wax
A
A.P.
Excellent service
H
H.G.
Amazing

WANT TO JOIN OUR CANDLE MAKING COMMUNITY?

Back to the top