A&P Ply Flat Braid Cotton Wick:
Flat braid wick has a decorative appearance and
is commonly used in dipped or molded self-supporting candles, such as tapers
and pillars. This wick is designed to provide a slight bend when burned, which
allows for an even burn and a reduction of carbon formation (mushroom) at the
A&P Flat Braid Ply Wicking is sold
raw and unprimed. Choose from 100' size or a 1 pound spool.
24 ply approx. 1506 feet
per pound, 30 ply approx. 1173 feet per pound, 36 ply approx. 975 feet per
pound & 45 ply approx. 741 feet per pound.
*A&P Ply 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.
||Small 2.5 - 3"
||Medium 3 - 3.5"
||Large 3 - 4"
||Extra Large 4"+
*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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