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NatureWax C-3 Soy Wax Flakes

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    NatureWax C-3 Soy Wax Flakes

    NatureWax C-3 soy wax from Cargill is an all-natural soy wax blend that is well known for excellent jar adhesion (minimal wet spots), minimal frosting, and excellent scent throw. We have found that NatureWax C-3 produces the best aesthetic candles among the various soy waxes we have tested/carry and is very easy to work with.

    Melt Point: 125 - 130°F

    Suggested Pouring Temperature: 120-165°F 

    Advantages of using C-3 soy wax:

    • Typically requires only a single pour (tops can be smoothed out with a heat gun if necessary)
    • Formulated to minimize frosting when used correctly
    • Strong hot and cold scent throw
    • Typical fragrance load is 6% or less (fragrance loads up to 7-10% are possible with the addition of additives)
    • Smooth and creamy appearance
    • Excellent jar adhesion
    • Comes in flake form
    • No additives required

    Basic Guidelines:

    • Melt point: 125 – 130°F
    • Heat wax to temperature 130 - 190° (caution: heating wax above 200° may cause wax discoloration)
    • Add dye as needed and mix thoroughly
    • Add candle fragrance oil as needed and mix thoroughly (fragrance oil should be added just before pouring to prevent fragrance oil from evaporating)
    • Pouring temperatures should typically be around 120° to 165°, though experimentation is recommended to determine optimal pouring temperature
    • When pouring melted wax into containers, the containers should be at room temperature or slightly warmer
    • Allow candles to cool as slow as possible to achieve good jar adhesion and create a smooth finish

    Need 50 lbs. or More?

    Click here for C-3 wax 50 lb. case quantities. Discounts are available at 5-32 cases and 33+ cases (pallet quantity).