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IGI 1260 Straight Paraffin Wax
IGI 1260 Straight Paraffin Wax    

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IGI 1260 is a 160 melt point straight paraffin wax designed especially for Hurricane candles and wax embeds for gel candles. This wax is semi translucent when used straight. This wax is creamy and opaque looking when Vybar 103 is added. This wax is not designed to make candles alone that will be burned with a wick. This wax will require a repour.

Uses: IGI 1260 can be used to make Hurricane Candles & Gel Candle Embeds
Fragrance Load:
Up to 5% is possible without additives. Up to 9% with proper additives.
Dye: Liquid, Chip, Block, Flake & Powder Dye can all be used in this wax
Wax Type: IGI 1260 is a Straight Paraffin
Additive Suggestion:
Vybar 103, or Steric Acid. You may also want to add UV Color Stabilizer to prevent fading and chemical color change.

Instructions for use:

Heat wax to 200-210. Once wax reaches desired temp, add your dye, blend well then add fragrance and again blend well. This wax should be poured at around 200 depending on molds. It is advisable to poke relief holes once the wax has become solid but is still pliable.

First pour and refill the void (sink hole) in the candle until you reach the level of the first pour. You will want your second pour to be 10 hotter than your first pour to minimize lines from the second pour. Repeat the re-pour process as necessary.

To make a smooth opaque creamy looking candle add Vybar 103 at the rate of 1/2 tsp per lb of wax.

Adding additives like Stearic Acid, Gloss Poly, Mineral Oil etc. will all create varied results. Experimentation to determine what works best for you will be necessary when using straight paraffin waxes. There is far more versatility in a straight paraffin than a production blend.

A MSDS for this product is available in a printable format here.

For testing purposes, we offer for sale, 10 pound slabs or bags of wax.

*We can only offer recommendations as to what wax will perhaps work best for you but we cannot guarantee any certain wax to work best in any application because of the many variables involved. The only way to determine the appropriate wax selection is by experimentation. Test burning will be necessary to determine the best wax for your candles!

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SKU wx12601
Price: $16.95

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Author: Mary Metzger
Staff are very happy with this wax.

 
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