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IGI candle waxes include a full line of innovative paraffin wax, vegetable wax, and hybrid wax formulations for jar filled and pillar/votive candles each tailored for the varying needs of a diverse customer base.
Waxes for use in candle formulations
IGI offers a full range of paraffin, microcrystalline, and petrolatum products for use as building blocks for customers that compound their own blends for use in manufacturing candles. Those customers find the consistency and repeatable performance a huge benefit to their finished candle performance.
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|2202A||120 F (ASTM D87) scale wax||Base wax for container candle formulations|
|2281A||122 F (ASTM D87) scale wax||Base wax for container candle formulations|
|1230A||130 F (ASTM D87) melting point paraffin wax.||Base wax for container, votive, and tart wax formulations.|
|1239A||140 F (ASTM D87) melt point paraffin wax||Base wax for votive, pillar, taper, and "cut and carve", and tart formulas|
|1297A||150 F (ASTM D87) melt point paraffin wax||Base wax for pillar, votive, taper, and "hurricane" formulas|
|5788A||150 F (ASTM D938) melt point microcrystalline wax||Use as an additive to increase fragrance retention and improve appearance in candle formulations|
|5715A||175 F (ASTM D938) microcrystalline wax||Use as an additive to increase fragrance retention and improve appearance in candle formulations|
|5909A||195 F (ASTM D938) microcrystalline wax||Additive to harden pillar, votive, and other molded candles. Increases smoothness of candle surface. Increases candle resistance to heat and hot shipping conditions|
|386A||140 F (ASTM D127) white petrolatum||Use as a component of candle formulations to increase softness and improve fragrance retention and jar adhesion|
Blends for container candles
|Product Code||Candle Appearance||Blend Consistency||Description|
|PARAFFLEX 4630A||Opaque/subtle colors can be achieved. Semi-gloss top finish.||Soft||Economical single pour blend in containers up to 16 oz. Good adherence to container/jar wall can be achieved under optimal pour conditions. 8-10% fragrance loading and good hot/cold throw can be achieved.|
|PARAFFLEX 4786A||Smooth, creamy, and opaque; able to achieve vibrant colors. Matte appearance.||Hard||Multiple pour to achieve level surface. Good adherence to container wall can be obtained under optimal pour conditions. Suitable for hotter climates. Need to protect against temperature fluctuations during transport and storage. 5-8% fragrance loading and good hot/cold throw can be achieved. Works excellent for wax melts and tarts.|
|Mottling Blends IGI 1288B||Mottled appearance||Hard||Multiple pour to achieve level surface. Good adherence to container wall and maximum mottling can be obtained under optimal conditions. Need to protect against heat during transport and storage, as this may affect mottled appearance. 4-6% fragrance loading and good hot/cold throw can be achieved.|
|6006A||Smooth, opaque finish||soft||Paraffin/vegetable blend. retains up to 10% fragrance. Good jar adhesion and 1 pour properties when poured under optimal conditions. Excellent cold/hot fragrance throw.|
Specialty blends for other candle types
IGI offers specialty blends designed to offer the candle manufacturer a high performance product for particular types of candles, including:
- Molded candles, such as pillar and votive
- Wax melts, tarts, and “wax chips”
- Palm wax products, which produce unique surface effects
- Additional blends for container candles
- Custom blends, designed for specific customer applications
The Right Wax for Your Candles
The candle industry is a diverse one. IGI serves customers in virtually every category from high-end pillars, container and custom shapes to utilitarian votives.
Make IGI Your Wax Partner
Looking for a wax supplier with real answers to all of your questions? Better color, scent-loads, burn times and more are all possible with the right wax. Talk to us about your candles and your market. There are truly endless possibilities.
The candle market is a consistent one that crosses socio-economic and cultural divides. Candles have style and are always changing due to the fashion and trends of the moment. IGI can help you with the latest in modern candle manufacturing.
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