The SA Local large wick is a pure cotton wick that gives a clean burn. Due to them been 100% pure cotton it provides a clean burn, minimising smoke, mushrooming and soot. These wicks still require trimming. SA Local range wicks are ideal for paraffin wax and paraffin/stearic acid blend candles with heavy Fragrance or Dye Loads. These wicks are hand crimped and coated, and does not offer a perfectly flat sustainer, and has a more rugged appearance.
Wick material: Pure cotton
Wick construction: Flatwick type
Ideal for jar Diameter of: 70-80mm
Supplier: South Africa
Note that the below wick instructions are based on our in-house testing, and you should also conduct your own testing with fragrance loads and colouring. (Download the complimentary testing sheet)
Step 1 – Measuring the Diameter of the Jar
Ensure that you work on a safe surface. It is advised to pack out and re-measure the inside diameter of the jars, write down the diameter as not to choose the incorrect wick.
Step 2 – Select the Wick
Choose the wick based on the diameter provided in the wick table.
Step 3 – Decide to use 1 or 2 Wicks
If your jar has a wide diameter, and you need to use 2 wicks, divide the diameter of the jar by the number of wicks you will be using, also refer to the wick table.
Step 4 – Applying the wick to the Jar
Use a good quality glue gun, place a tiny drop of warm glue onto the metal sustainer. Simply adhere the wick as central in the jar as possible, you can also mark the middle with a non-permanent marker. For double wicks, mentally divide out the jar, mark out the two half sections and place wicks equal distance from the sides and middle.
SA Local wick Size Burning Guide
|Jar Diameter||SA Local – Single Wick||SA Local – Double Wick|
|50mm – 60mm||Small||Not recommended in this size jar|
|60mm – 70mm||Medium||Not recommended in this size jar|
|70mm – 80mm||large||2 x small wicks|
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