A&P Square Braid Cotton Wick:
Bleached Square Braid Wick
was originally designed for beeswax candles. Today, this wick is used in all
types of candle systems. This unique construction combined with our chemical
treatment processes make it an excellent choice for waxes that are highly
viscous when molten, like beeswax and vegetable wax. Bleached Square Wick is
engineered to curl while burning, minimizing carbon build-up. This wick is
constructed of 100% natural fibers and is finished with chemical treatments to
improve burn qualities. Square Braid was originally designed for beeswax candles
and is still favored by candle makers as the top choice for making beeswax
Square Braid Cotton Wicks are
raw wicks. They are not
primed, cut or tabbed.
Square Braid Cotton
tested and sized based on use in a Straight Paraffin Wax with No Additives.
Wicking is based on the WIDEST area diameter of the candle you plan to make.
This is typically not measured at the opening unless the container is perfectly
straight up and down. Beeswax candles will require MUCH larger wicks than
Square braid wicking is sold
raw and unprimed. Choose from 100' size or a 1 pound spool.
|5/0 Square Braid
||Small 1.75 - 2"
|2/0 Square Braid
||Small 2 - 3"
|1/0 Square Braid
||Medium 3 - 3.25"
|#1 Square Braid
||Medium 3.25 - 3.5"
|#2 Square Braid
||Medium 3.5 - 3.75"
|#3 Square Braid
||Large 3.75 - 4"
|#4 Square Braid
||Extra Large 4 - 4.5"
|#5 Square Braid
||Extra Large 4.5"
*We can only offer recommendations as to wick sizes and applications, but we
cannot guarantee any certain wick to work in a certain application because of
too many variables involved. The only way to determine the appropriate wick
selection is by experimentation. Test burning will be necessary to determine the
best wick for your candles! For testing, we offer for purchase, sample packs
that contain 5 of each size wick within a
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